Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (DPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013


Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc ( DPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.39, the dividend yield is 3.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DPS was $48.39, representing a -3.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.37 and a 14.94% increase over the 52 week low of $42.10.

DPS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). DPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.09. Zacks Investment Research reports DPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.96%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DPS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DPS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DPS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHD with an decrease of -1.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DPS at 1.58%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: BUD , DPS , KO , SPHD

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