Analyst Rating Update on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS)

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS) : 2 brokerage houses believe that Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 9 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock.The median of all the 13 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 2.69.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS) : The most positive equity analysts on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS) expects the shares to touch $102, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $85 in the short term. The company is covered by 12 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $96 with an expected fluctuation of $4.99 from the mean.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $95.64 with an intraday high of $95.64. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $93.72. However, the stock managed to close at $94.73, a loss of 1.17% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $95.85. The total traded volume of the day was 2,098,708 shares.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Szostak M Anne, director of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., had unloaded 3,000 shares at an average price of $94.77 in a transaction dated on May 11, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $284,310.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is a brand owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Its products comprise flavored (non-cola) carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water and mixers. The Company operates under three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages and Latin America Beverages. The Companys brands include Dr Pepper, Canada Dry, 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Squirt, Penafiel, Crush, Schweppes, RC Cola, Snapple, Hawaiian Punch, Motts, Clamato, Aguafiel, Mr & Mrs T, Roses and Margaritaville, among others. The Company distributes finished beverages and manufactures beverage concentrates and fountain syrups. The Company caters to bottlers and distributors, and retailers.

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