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.
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