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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
DPS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DPS: 0.06 )
DPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.06

0.01
0.26
Equity to Asset 0.28
DPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DPS: 0.28 )
DPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.28

0.24
0.48
Interest Coverage 8.50
DPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. DPS: 8.50 )
DPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 8.98
Current: 8.5

3.96
8.98
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.20
M-Score: -2.37
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.44
DPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.19 vs. DPS: 17.44 )
DPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.94   Max: 28.27
Current: 17.44

-2.94
28.27
Net-margin (%) 10.41
DPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. DPS: 10.41 )
DPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.46   Max: 14.88
Current: 10.41

-5.46
14.88
ROE (%) 27.40
DPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. DPS: 27.40 )
DPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.97   Max: 27.59
Current: 27.4

-11.97
27.59
ROA (%) 7.61
DPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. DPS: 7.61 )
DPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.61   Max: 7.61
Current: 7.61

-3.61
7.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 89.02
DPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. DPS: 89.02 )
DPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.86   Max: 90.85
Current: 89.02

-13.86
90.85
Revenue Growth (%) 8.10
DPS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. DPS: 8.10 )
DPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.2
Current: 8.1

0
9.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.20
DPS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. DPS: -3.20 )
DPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 167.6
Current: -3.2

0
167.6
EPS Growth (%) 11.80
DPS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. DPS: 11.80 )
DPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.8
Current: 11.8

0
11.8
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

DPS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ray Dalio 5,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 14,091 sh (+11.44%)
Ken Fisher 241,404 sh (+10.16%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 488,198 sh (+6.42%)
Westport Asset Management 300,000 sh (unchged)
Meridian Funds 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 96,587 sh (-0.05%)
Mario Gabelli 2,554,322 sh (-0.47%)
Pioneer Investments 976,767 sh (-5.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 81,939 sh (-8.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,500 sh (-8.33%)
Robert Olstein 93,000 sh (-32.12%)
Jim Simons 348,000 sh (-40.49%)
Steven Cohen 10,009 sh (-90.16%)
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Q3 2013

DPS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Hussman 8,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 136,305 sh (+66.35%)
Murray Stahl 15,294 sh (+8.54%)
Robert Olstein 93,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 96,587 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 968,856 sh (-0.81%)
Mario Gabelli 2,529,704 sh (-0.96%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 460,285 sh (-5.72%)
Steven Cohen 9,316 sh (-6.92%)
Westport Asset Management 165,000 sh (-45%)
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Q4 2013

DPS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 38,552 sh (New)
Jim Simons 445,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 337,808 sh (+147.83%)
Murray Stahl 21,408 sh (+39.98%)
John Hussman 10,000 sh (+25%)
Steven Cohen 11,624 sh (+24.77%)
Robert Olstein 93,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 968,567 sh (-0.03%)
Mario Gabelli 2,458,968 sh (-2.8%)
Jeff Auxier 86,337 sh (-10.61%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 318,631 sh (-30.78%)
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Q1 2014

DPS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 24,330 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 500,000 sh (New)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DPS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 147.83%0.23%$43.38 - $49.17 $ 52.3911%337808
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 25%0.01%$43.38 - $49.17 $ 52.3911%10000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 66.35%0.08%$44.31 - $48.29 $ 52.3914%136305
John Hussman 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$44.31 - $48.29 $ 52.3914%8000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $44.31 - $48.29 $ 52.3914%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$44.98 - $50.36 $ 52.3910%5500
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 101.14%0.11%$42.47 - $46.95 $ 52.3917%89300
Meridian Funds 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$42.6 - $45.91 $ 52.3919%12000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 214.94%0.1%$43.25 - $45.65 $ 52.3918%50998
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -72.8%0.15%$38.93 - $43.67 $ 52.3928%16193
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 580.48%0.18%$37.33 - $40 $ 52.3945%59528
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$34.78 - $40.12 $ 52.3938%8748
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0506%$35.01 - $42.81 $ 52.3937%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0134%$35.01 - $42.81 $ 52.3937%0
John Keeley 2011-06-30 Reduce -95.56%0.24%$37.41 - $42.28 $ 52.3931%19540
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -46.23%0.08%$37.41 - $42.28 $ 52.3931%8635
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -26.68%0.26%$33.73 - $37.97 $ 52.3945%2715196
John Keeley 2011-03-31 Reduce -36.55%0.14%$33.73 - $37.97 $ 52.3945%439750
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 108.27%0.09%$33.73 - $37.97 $ 52.3945%16058
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.73 - $37.97 $ 52.3945%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.10
DPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. DPS: 17.10 )
DPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.89   Max: 18.87
Current: 17.1

8.89
18.87
P/B 4.60
DPS's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. DPS: 4.60 )
DPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 4.75
Current: 4.6

1.13
4.75
P/S 1.79
DPS's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DPS: 1.79 )
DPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.79

0.55
1.84
PFCF 15.60
DPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. DPS: 15.60 )
DPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 59.55
Current: 15.6

3.59
59.55
EV-to-EBIT 12.20
DPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. DPS: 12.20 )
DPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 21.8
Current: 12.2

8.8
21.8
PEG 2.60
DPS's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. DPS: 2.60 )
DPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.17
2.6
Shiller P/E 25.60
DPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. DPS: 25.60 )
DPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.58   Max: 26.62
Current: 25.6

21.58
26.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.96
DPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. DPS: 2.96 )
DPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.96

0.47
3.44
Dividend Payout 0.50
DPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. DPS: 0.50 )
DPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.5

0.07
0.5
Dividend growth (3y) 19.10
DPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. DPS: 19.10 )
DPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 108.5
Current: 19.1

0
108.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 37.36
DPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. DPS: 37.36 )
DPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.85   Max: 42.84
Current: 37.36

5.85
42.84
Share Buyback Rate 5.50
DPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. DPS: 5.50 )
DPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -0.2
Current: 5.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
DPS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DPS: 1.10 )
DPS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 1.05
Current: 1.1

0.9
1.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
DPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DPS: 1.20 )
DPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.08
Current: 1.2

0.47
1.08
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
DPS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DPS: 0.70 )
DPS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.7

0.57
0.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
DPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DPS: 8.20 )
DPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 11.4
Current: 8.2

4.6
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 44.92
DPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. DPS: 44.92 )
DPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 86.7
Current: 44.92

5.4
86.7

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Non-Alcoholic » Beverages - Soft Drinks
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Traded in other countries:DP5.Germany
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on October 24, 2007. The Company is an integrated brand owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada and Mexico with a diverse portfolio of flavored carbonated soft drinks ('CSDs') and non-carbonated beverages ('NCBs'), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks and mixers. Its brand portfolio includes popular CSD brands such as Dr Pepper, Sunkist soda, 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Crush, Squirt, Peñafiel, Schweppes and Venom Energy, and NCB brands such as Snapple, Mott's, Hawaiian Punch, Clamato, Rose's and Mr & Mrs T mixers. Its largest brand, Dr Pepper, is a flavored CSD in the United States according to The Nielsen Company. It has some of the most recognized beverage brands in North America, with significant consumer awareness levels and long histories that evoke strong emotional connections with consumers. The Company operates as a brand owner, a manufacturer and a distributor. As a brand owner, it build its brands by promoting brand awareness through marketing, advertising and promotion and by developing new and innovative products and product line extensions that address consumer preferences and needs. As the owner of the formulas and proprietary know-how required for the preparation of beverages, it manufactures, sells and distributes beverage concentrates and syrups used primarily to produce CSDs and it manufacture, sell and distribute mainly finished NCBs. Most of its sales of beverage concentrates are to bottlers who manufacture, bottle, sell and distribute its branded products into retail channels. The Company also manufactures, sells and distributes syrups for use in beverage fountain dispensers to restaurants and retailers, as well as to fountain wholesalers, who resell it to restaurants and retailers. In addition, it distributes finished NCBs through itself and through third party distributors. It manufactures, sells and distributes finished CSDs from concentrates and finished NCBs and products mostly from ingredients other than concentrates. It sells and distributes packaged beverages and other products primarily into retail channels either directly to retail shelves or to warehouses through its large fleet of delivery trucks or through third party logistics providers. The main raw materials it uses in its business are aluminum cans and ends, glass bottles, PET bottles and caps, paper products, sweeteners, juice, fruit, water and other ingredients. The Company competes with multinational corporations with significant financial resources. Its two largest competitors in the liquid refreshment beverage market are Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, each representing more than 30% of the U.S. liquid refreshment beverage market by volume, according to Beverage Digest. The Company also competes against other large companies, including Nestlé, S.A. (Nestle) and Kraft Foods Inc. (Kraft). The Company is subject to a variety of

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