Dr Pepper Snapple Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (DPS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) is tomorrow, March 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 34 cents per share. At a price of $38.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%.

The average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been 1.7 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 down 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. engages in the ownership, manufacture, and distribution of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 15.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Dr Pepper Snapple Group Ratings Report.

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