NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) is tomorrow, December 15, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $37.66 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%. The average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 7.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., an integrated brand owner, engages in the manufacture and distribution of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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