DPS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Jolting Rise Of The Energy Drinks Industry

    February 23, 2015
    We present a full analysis of the energy drink industry, including main players and emerging challengers.
  2. Will Hershey (HSY) Disappoint Earnings Again this Season? - Analyst ...

    January 27, 2015
    The Hershey Company (HSY) is set to report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results on Jan 29, before the market opens.
  3. Pepsi Appoints Trian Nominee to Board: Truce with Peltz? - Analyst ...

    January 19, 2015
    PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) recently announced the appointment of activist investor, Nelson Peltz's nominee, William R. Johnson, ...
  4. Dr Pepper (DPS) Hits 52-Week High on Keurig Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2015
    On Jan 14, shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) reached a 52-week high of $74.87, eventually closing at $74.81.
  5. Keurig Green Mountain, Dr Pepper to Make Pod Based Drinks - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    Specialty coffee retailer Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (GMCR) formally announced that it has inked a multi-year agreement with ...
  6. Keurig Cold Brewer to Offer Dr Pepper Beverages - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2015
    According to a Wall Street Journal report, Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (GMCR) recently inked a deal with Dr Pepper Snapple ...
  7. Beverage Stocks That Outperformed Coca-Cola in 2014 - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    A handful of beverage companies outperformed expectations in the first half of 2014.
  8. Coca-Cola Enterprises 2015 Profits to be Hit by Fx Woes - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    At a recent annual business update meeting, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) warned that currency headwinds will hurt its ...
  9. Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS) & DineEquity (DIN): This Week's Growth ...

    December 17, 2014
    Growth & Income Stock Strategist, Todd Bunton, CFA, highlights Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS) and DineEquity (DIN) on December ...
  10. General Mills Beats Q2 Earnings, Weak Demand Hurts Sales - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    General Mills Inc.'s (GIS) beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in the second quarter of fiscal 2015.
  11. Coca-Cola's 2015 EPS Outlook Short of Long-Term Target - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stated on Dec 15, that earnings growth will fall short of the long-term target in both 2014 and ...
  12. 4 Defensive Stocks That A Growth Guru Is Dumping Millions Into

    November 3, 2014
  13. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Pouring Millions Into These 4 Stocks

    November 3, 2014
  14. Macroeconomic Factors Weigh on Consumer Staples Stocks - Industry ...

    October 14, 2014
    Macroeconomic Factors Weigh on Consumer Staples Stocks - Industry Outlook
  15. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  16. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

    September 16, 2014
    Find out how to use this fundamental financial ratio to help assess a company's performance.
  17. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  18. 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 ...
  19. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  20. 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.
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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, ...
  24. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  25. 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 ...
  26. Is Pepsi's Turnaround For Real?

    April 19, 2013
    Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) announced first quarter earnings April 18. Better than expected, its stock jumped almost 3% on the news. ...
  27. Dismal Quarter & Year for Dr Pepper - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Dr Pepper Snapple's (DPS) fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding mark-to-market losses/gains) of 82 cents per share ...
  28. 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% ...
  29. DPS Posts Mixed 3Q, Cuts Sales View - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    Dr Pepper Snapple's (DPS) third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding mark-to-market losses gains) of 79 cents per share ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. Calorie Count Vending Units from DPS - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Beverage company Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) recently announced that from 2013 onward its consumers can get calorie information ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. Sectors With Good Returns In A Volatile Market

    September 8, 2012
    Tabacco, restaurants and discount stores are just a few of the sectors that are performing well in a volatile market.
  34. 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 ...
  35. PepsiCo Looking Better Than Coke

    May 2, 2012
    Pepsi looks a better investment than its archrival.
  36. 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 ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. Coke Runs Into Rising Expectations

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

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
  40. Dr. Pepper Snapple’s Sales Challenge

    February 22, 2011
    It’s difficult to see annual double-digit total returns for Dr. Pepper Snapple shareholders over the long term.
  41. The Marvel That Is Coca-Cola

    February 11, 2011
    Coca-Cola continues to defy the rules and produce excellent results.
  42. 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 ...
  43. Coke Continues Profit Growth

    October 21, 2010
    Coke turned in a strong third quarter earnings report, lead by continued growth in emerging markets.
  44. Value Investing Congress Picks

    October 18, 2010
    With the influx of currency being added to the global financial system, it's no surprose that many value investors are favoring ...
  45. Pepsi Buyout Obscures Good Quarter

    July 23, 2010
    Pepsi's buyout of its bottlers hid some of the best points this quarter.
  46. How Commercials Impact Stock Prices

    May 14, 2010
    Commercials can entertain or enrage, but can they move a company's stock price?
  47. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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 ...
  52. A Sweet Combination

    April 6, 2009
    Falling European candy sales could provide big opportunities for investors.
  53. Dr Pepper Snapple Lacks Fizz

    April 2, 2009
    Dr Pepper Snapple has several obstacles to overcome to make it an appealing investment candidate.
  54. A Slightly Sweeter Hershey

    February 3, 2009
    Chocolate-heavy Hershey remains competitive and confects a positive outlook despite bitter quarter.
  55. Growing Pains At Dr Pepper Snapple

    November 14, 2008
    While Dr Pepper must right-size its operations in a challenging environment, it has long-term potential as the third-largest ...
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