Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (DPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc ( DPS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share scheduled for January 04, 2013. 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 $45.91, the dividend yield is 2.96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DPS was $45.91, representing a -0.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.06 and a 25.75% increase over the 52 week low of $36.51.

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 $2.92. Zacks Investment Research reports DPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.9%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DPS Dividend History page.

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

  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRM with an increase of 8.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DPS at 0.34%.



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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