DPS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Profit From Coke's Big Mistake

    February 26, 2014
    It's not often that you see a monster company that has pulled back into the value buy zone. It's even less often ...
  2. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  3. Can We Trust Chinese Data? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 12, 2014
    Positive trade data out of China and weak-looking European numbers provide the backdrop for today's market action.
  4. Now Is The Time To Buy Consumer Staples Stocks

    November 20, 2013
    As the markets have swooned, so have many boring sectors. That includes consumer staples stocks. Still, the sector could ...
  5. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    October 22, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. The Secret To PepsiCo’s Success Isn’t Soda

    October 18, 2013
    PepsiCo. (NYSE:PEP) may be losing the Cola Wars to rival Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), but it’s winning the hearts and minds of ...
  7. Soda Companies Went Flat In Q2

    July 25, 2013
    Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) and Dr. Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS) all sold less soda in the second quarter. Which, ...
  8. Coca-Cola to Launch Slim Cans ??? FT - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    The Financial Times recently reported that Coca-Cola will launch slimmer versions of its Coke, Diet Coke and Coke Zero brand ...
  9. Dr Pepper Kept at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    On Jun 20, we maintained a Neutral recommendation on DPS due to our faith in its long-term fundamentals, despite mixed first-quarter ...
  10. Is Health Wealth for Food/Beverage Industry? - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    The North American Food and Beverage sector is witnessing changes in consumer preferences toward health and wellness products ...
  11. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  12. Choice Hotels' Cambria Suites in Plano - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Choice Hotels will open a new hotel in Plano, Texas.
  13. CCE's Second Quarter to be Weak - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    At a recent investor conference, CCE warned that its second-quarter results could be weak, as worse-than-expected weather ...
  14. SodaStream Hits a 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Shares of SodaStream jumped to a 52-week high of $77.80 on Jun 11 on market rumors of its acquisition by snack and beverage ...
  15. Pepsi Buying Sodastream: I Don't Think So

    June 7, 2013
    The latest rumor on the street has Sodastream being acquired by Pepsico for $95 per share. There are so many reasons why ...
  16. PepsiCo Reports Strong Quarter - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) reported impressive fourth quarter results beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate for both revenue and earnings. ...
  17. Earnings Preview: Dr Pepper Snapple - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS) is set to report fourth quarter 2012 results on Feb 13. Last quarter it posted a 2.60% ...
  18. Dr Pepper Snapple Still at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    We have maintained a Neutral recommendation on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of third quarter 2 ...
  19. Lorillard and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical on October ...

    October 24, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1% and the Dow has moved up 0.3% after the morning's trading. ...
  20. Monster Gets A Jolt From Death Reports

    October 23, 2012
    Monster's stock lost 14% of its value October 22 on news that several people may have died from consuming one or more of ...
  21. GMCR, DPS Sign Deal for Snapple - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    Coffee company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) recently announced a deal with beverage company Dr Pepper Snapple ...
  22. Dr Pepper Snapple on a Tight Rope - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    We have maintained a Neutral recommendation on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of the second quarter ...
  23. Will Margins Take Some Fizz From Coca-Cola?

    July 18, 2012
    Coca-Cola's margins are becoming a talking point. It's going to take a major market sell-off or a significant company-specific ...
  24. Dr Pepper Snapple Poised at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    We have maintained a Neutral rating on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of first quarter 2012 results. ...
  25. A Refreshing Choice Of Soft Drink Stocks

    June 3, 2012
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  26. Femsa Keeps Chugging Along

    April 17, 2012
    This past year was another good one for the producer of Coca-Cola and operator of OXXO convenience stores. Up 35.6% in the ...
  27. Soft Drink Stocks: A Refreshing Choice

    November 15, 2011
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  28. Pepsico's Near-term Indigestion

    September 29, 2011
    Despite nearer-term worries, Pepsi should be able to grow both sales and profits in the low double digits over time
  29. Coke Shows Its Strong Stuff

    July 25, 2011
    Even in the face of rising input costs, Coke continues to deliver strong earnings. Will Coke be able to keep it up?
  30. Soft Drink Stocks: A Refreshing Choice

    July 6, 2011
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  31. Coke Runs Into Rising Expectations

    April 29, 2011
    Coke had another good quarter but was slowed down some by rising input costs.
  32. Product Demand Elasticity

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
  33. 5 Large Caps That Did Big Buybacks

    March 7, 2011
    Check out five S&P 500 companies that bought back more than $1 billion in stock in 2010.
  34. Why Insiders Like These Three Stocks

    March 2, 2011
    These three stocks have been seeing quite a bit of insider activity recently, and are trading at attractive valuations.
  35. The Marvel That Is Coca-Cola

    February 11, 2011
    Coca-Cola continues to defy the rules and produce excellent results.
  36. Femsa's Future Holds Value

    January 18, 2011
    Femsa stock was up 18.1% in 2010, which is better than the S&P 500, but some analysts believed Femsa was poised to outperform.
  37. Soft Drink Stocks: A Refreshing Choice

    December 8, 2010
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  38. Coke Continues Profit Growth

    October 21, 2010
    Coke turned in a strong third quarter earnings report, lead by continued growth in emerging markets.
  39. Pepsi Buyout Obscures Good Quarter

    July 23, 2010
    Pepsi's buyout of its bottlers hid some of the best points this quarter.
  40. National Beverage's Fizzy Good Year

    July 21, 2010
    National Beverage reported healthy earnings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year.
  41. 3 Stocks Ignoring The Down Market

    July 7, 2010
    These stocks are bucking the current market trends.
  42. Follow The Money

    June 14, 2010
    Dividend increases are a sure sign that a company's fortunes are improving.
  43. Best Stocks In May 2010

    June 1, 2010
    May 2010 was a terrible month to be invested in stocks, but there were many names that had a positive absolute return during ...
  44. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  45. Companies Upgraded In May

    May 5, 2010
    It's usually positive news for a company's stock when it gets an analyst upgrade. But sometimes it should be taken with a ...
  46. Pepsi's Repurchase And Dividend Increase Is Bad For Shareholders

    March 17, 2010
    Find out why there are far bettter moves for management to make, and how Pepsi's latest announcement is bad for its shareholders.
  47. Acquisitions: The Good And The Bad

    February 3, 2010
    Cadbury bought Snapple in 2000 for $1.45 billion. Ten years later, it's hard to tell if the deal was worth it.
  48. Winners And Losers In The Beverage Business in 2010

    January 6, 2010
    A look at who will do well and who won't in the beverage industry in 2010.
  49. Soft Drink Stocks: A Refreshing Alternative

    September 11, 2009
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by financial and automotive ...
  50. A Sweet Combination

    April 6, 2009
    Falling European candy sales could provide big opportunities for investors.
  51. Coke And Pepsi Still Slake Profit Thirst

    February 18, 2009
    Some beverage stocks are profitable, led by Coke and Pepsi with their earnings reports last week.
  52. Coke Is No Zero

    October 21, 2008
    Coke is down 24% in 2008. Impressive Q3 results show this consistently profitable, recession-proof firm deserves better.
  53. PepsiCo Loses Some Fizz

    October 17, 2008
    A look at Pepsi's third-quarter earnings shows continuing challenges to growth, will its profit fall flat?
  54. Hershey Sale Hopes Melt

    June 18, 2008
    The Hershey Trust pulled a major catalyst off the table when it said it wouldn't sell its stake.
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