DPS 50% cheaper than Pepsi or Coke but DPS is growing EPS at Surprising rate.
Unlike Pepsi or Coke, it wont take much time for DPS to pass up both if they keep reporting qtrs like they did this qtr or last qtr.
Dr. Pepper DPS 25.00 going to $50 soon
Pepsi PEP 56.45
Coke KO 48.10
Dr Pepper Snapple earned $158 million, or 62 cents a share, up from $108 million, or 42 cents, in the second quarter of 2008.
The average estimate of analysts polled by FactSet Research had been for the company to earn 50 cents a share.
Looking ahead, Dr Pepper Snapple said it expects to earn $2.03 to $2.11 a share for the full year, or $1.88 to $1.96 a share on an adjusted basis -- well ahead of the current Wall Street estimate of $1.77 a share.
only potential buyer for snapple would be coke... and after their recent purchase of glaceau for 5 plus billion... and how they've wasted that market and will in a year or two be taken over by sobe's water... they would just ruin snapple's market share even more... pepsi wouldn't buy snapple after their success with lipton tea's...