Dr Pepper Snapple Group Reaches New 52-Week High (DPS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $47.86, above its previous 52-week high of $47.77 with 263,145 shares traded as of 10:06 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a market cap of $9.57 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Dr Pepper Snapple Group Ratings Report.

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