Keep buying shares under $30.00 ! Buy shares from $25.00 - $30.00 ! And then sell them at $33.00 ! Wait for the expected drop after $33.00 down to $30.00 again and load back up all over again! Easy money making style! zan
There are a few important points you have missed. 1. DPS is North America and the NA market has been and continues to be extremely soft. 2. DPS not only sells concentrate but is also the distributor. This means it is impacted by the same issues as the other big bottlers (fuel, packaging, etc.)as the other bottlers. 3. DPS relies on both the Coke and Pepsi systems for a lot of its volume. When those bottlers are suffering, as CCE is right now, the first brands they look to in order to recover are their own. An example of this is in Roanoke VA. PBG in that market used to sell more Dr Pepper than Pepsi. As times got tough in the cola business, Dr Pepper space and promotion activity was reduced so they could spend more time on Pepsi.
"As I said, I like the management team and acknowledge that DPS has excellent brands, but in comparison to the 6000 or more public companies out there I don't see how investors are going to choose DPS."
I say investors will choose DPS becuase of the valuation. They are a very cheap way to get into the KO and PEP arena. Even with the bottling company included, KO and PEP trade at 18x earnings, the bottling companies trade at roughly 14. Put DPS in the middle at 16x earnings, about $2 in earnings you have a 32 dollar stock or nearly 30% upside from here.
I am a owner of DPS becuase I wanted to get in before earnings and I expect to be adding to my holdings as we move forward.
Forget it..This is a long term hold for me. I once had a friend who successfully quit smoking using hypnotism.....She told me the hypnotist told her, that she's been able to stop everyone's craving for everything, with the exception of one thing, and that was Dr. Pepper.
That ought to tell you something...I can't figure why someone would ever want to stop drinking DPs in the first place.