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Is Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.(NYSE: DPS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/7/2008. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is in the Beverages – Soft Drinks industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., is 1126.16, and so far today it has a volume of 1172842. Performance year to date since the 5/7/2008 is 0.93%.

To help you determine whether Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.24 and forward P/E is 19.55. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.25. P/S ratio is 2.72 and the P/B ratio is 8.07. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 70.48 and 36.66 respectively.

At the current price Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is trading at, 92.99 (-0.60% today), Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.28%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 45.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.38, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.81% after growing 11.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 21.90%, and 2.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 185.7, and the number of shares float is 184.95. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 94.20%. The float short is 3.94%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.48. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.80%, and also a return on investment of 15.80%.

The ability for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 1.36 and total debt/equity is 1.37. In terms of margins, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 59.80%, with its operating margin at 21.80%, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 13.00%.

The 52 week high is -5.88%, with 25.53% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.17% and the 200 day simple moving average is 1.03%.

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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