An Insider Martin Ellen Sold 30000 shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS); Old Republic International Raised Entergy (ETR) Stake

June 14, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Old Republic International Corp increased Entergy Corp (ETR) stake by 39.35% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Old Republic International Corp acquired 90,500 shares as Entergy Corp (ETR)’s stock rose 3.61%. The Old Republic International Corp holds 320,500 shares with $25.25M value, up from 230,000 last quarter. Entergy Corp now has $13.80B valuation. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $76.31. About 2.00 million shares traded or 38.36% up from the average. Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has risen 2.40% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.17% the S&P500. Some Historical ETR News: ; 17/04/2018 – DEEP ECO: Entergy May Benefit, Electric Power Up This Quarter; 09/05/2018 – Entergy Rides Burgeoning Power Demand in U.S. South with $6 Billion in Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert; 27/04/2018 – ENTERGY CUTS PILGRIM REACTOR TO 97% POWER FOR REPAIRS: OPERATOR; 09/04/2018 – ENTERGY SAYS GRAND GULF REACTOR IN MISS. SHUT FOR REFUELING; 09/05/2018 – lohud.com: Breaking: Indian Point task force study urges Entergy to turn over property; 30/05/2018 – Entergy Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 29/05/2018 – MFS Utilities Fund Adds Entergy, Exits Suez; 16/05/2018 – ENTERGY RAISES ARKANSAS NUCLEAR 1 TO 1% POWER FROM 0%: NRC; 18/04/2018 – Entergy Louisiana to Return Millions in Tax Savings to Customers; 02/04/2018 – EPA: EPA Honors Entergy Mississippi, Inc. as 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company has market cap of $21.72 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. It has a 20.46 P/E ratio. It offers flavored carbonated soft drinks and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water, and mixers, as well as makes and sells Mott's apple sauces.

Analysts await Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.49 earnings per share, up 19.20% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.25 per share. DPS’s profit will be $268.54M for 20.22 P/E if the $1.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual earnings per share reported by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 52.04% EPS growth.

More news for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Councilman demands report, resolution on potential hazardous gas issue connected to soda bottling plant” on June 12, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Dr Pepper’s Last, Best And Final Offer To Teamsters Goes Down In Flames” and published on June 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $120.49. About 1.17M shares traded or 0.69% up from the average. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has risen 29.00% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.43% the S&P500. Some Historical DPS News: ; 15/05/2018 – Malakye: DPS Skis Appoints VP of Global Sales and NA Sales Director; 26/04/2018 – Dr Pepper Snapple Group Partners with The Nature Conservancy on Watershed Protection Initiative in California; 17/04/2018 – Cramer’s lightning round: Don’t buy Dr. Pepper until after its merger; 29/05/2018 – Teamsters Local 727 Prepares to Fight Legal Battle Against the American Bottling Company, a Subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Gr; 14/05/2018 – Keurig Green Mountain to Borrow $8 Billion for Dr Pepper Snapple; 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Dr Pepper Snapple May Benefit, Industry Rises in April; 29/03/2018 – LACERA: 3-29-18 DPS 4-4-18 Agenda; 15/05/2018 – DPS GROUP – WINS CONTRACT IN SWEDEN FROM ASTRAZENECA; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Contrafund Adds Dr Pepper Snapple, Exits J&J; 25/04/2018 – DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP INC – QTRLY NET SALES $ 1,594 MLN VS $1,510 MLN REPORTED LAST YEAR

Among 21 analysts covering Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Dr Pepper Snapple has $130.0 highest and $84 lowest target. $111.18’s average target is -7.73% below currents $120.49 stock price. Dr Pepper Snapple had 76 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Monday, September 7 to “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, March 19 report. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) on Friday, June 23 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, February 16 report. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform” on Monday, October 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, March 14. Jefferies maintained Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) on Monday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) on Tuesday, January 30 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, October 26.

30,000 shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc were sold by Martin Ellen, the company’s Executive Vice President & CFO. The insider shares are valued at nearly $3,621,204 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($120.7 per each share). The dated June 13, 2018 transaction’s document filed with the SEC is accessible here. Currently, Mr. Martin, has 48,653 shares, which accounts for 0.03% of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc’s market capitalization.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $1.53 million activity. On Wednesday, May 23 FISACKERLY HALEY sold $39,035 worth of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) or 500 shares. Mount Alyson M had sold 10,396 shares worth $816,086. 7,700 shares were sold by May Phillip R Jr, worth $631,400 on Friday, April 27.

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