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Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 16923.31. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is 91.28 (with a change from open of 0.53%), this in conjunction with a target price of 98.94. Volume today has so far reached 1110200, with an average volume of about 1104.52. The GAP for this stock, is 0.17%.

The P/E ratio is 20.84, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 19.16. The current EPS for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., is 4.38, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 11.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -0.36%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.92% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.43%. Quarter over quarter is 21.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 12.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.20%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 94.20%. Shares outstanding is 185.4, while shares float is at a value of 184.95. Float short for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is 3.63% and the short ratio is 6.08.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.36, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.37. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 59.80% and their operating margin is 21.80%. The profit margin is 13.00%.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 9.80%, and on investment, 15.80%. Return on equity is 38.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.21. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.66, with Price/book ratio coming to 7.92 and Price/cash is 69.07, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 35.93.

The simple moving averages are -2.96% and -0.44% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -7.08% and the 52 week low is 21.56%.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.32%, with a current price of 91.28. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 45.80%. This is in an industry, Beverages – Soft Drinks, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Beverages – Soft Drinks industry means that Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.13%, with performance for the month coming to -1.70%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.42%, and for the half year the performance is 19.33%. Volatility for this week is 1.02% and for the month this is 1.19%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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