Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (DPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc ( DPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.76% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of DPS was $44, representing a -5.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.37 and a 16.96% increase over the 52 week low of $37.62.

DPS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ) and Coca-Cola Company ( KO ). DPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports DPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.57%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.

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 8.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DPS at 0.34%.



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