Trexquant Investment LP decreased its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (NYSE:DPS) by 62.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,084 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,516 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment LP’s holdings in Dr Pepper Snapple Group were worth $463,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Huntington National Bank increased its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 5.4% in the first quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 56 shares during the last quarter. Baystate Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 5.0% in the first quarter. Baystate Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,113 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 53 shares during the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group during the first quarter valued at approximately $113,000. Financial Architects Inc increased its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 4.8% in the second quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,322 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 61 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 3.2% in the first quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 1,817 shares of the company’s stock valued at $178,000 after buying an additional 57 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.54% of the company’s stock.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (DPS) opened at 91.29 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $90.79 and a 200-day moving average of $93.17. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.59 billion, a PE ratio of 21.89 and a beta of 0.60. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc has a 52 week low of $81.05 and a 52 week high of $99.47.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.77 billion. Dr Pepper Snapple Group had a net margin of 11.73% and a return on equity of 38.28%. Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s quarterly revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.25 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc will post $4.63 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a $0.58 dividend. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 13th. Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 55.64%.

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Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $112.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $96.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $91.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $107.00 price target on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.64.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Company Profile

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc is an integrated brand owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The Company offers a diverse portfolio of flavored (non-cola) carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water and mixers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS)

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