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Keurig Dr Pepper Inc is a beverages—non-alcoholic business based in the US. Keurig Dr Pepper shares (KDP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Keurig Dr Pepper employs 26,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$11.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Keurig Dr Pepper

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Keurig Dr Pepper. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KDP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Keurig Dr Pepper reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$29.76, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Keurig Dr Pepper, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Keurig Dr Pepper. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Keurig Dr Pepper's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Keurig Dr Pepper's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$29.76, which is 0.87% up on its pre-crash value of USD$29.5 and 56.80% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$18.98.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Keurig Dr Pepper shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$808.29 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,037.73.

Keurig Dr Pepper share price

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Keurig Dr Pepper shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-14.
Latest market closeUSD$29.76
52-week rangeUSD$18.98 - USD$32
50-day moving average USD$28.724
200-day moving average USD$28.2026
Wall St. target priceUSD$34
PE ratio 35.6707
Dividend yield USD$0.6 (2.01%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.82

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Is it a good time to buy Keurig Dr Pepper stock?

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Keurig Dr Pepper price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $29.76 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-10-22) 0.71%
1 month (2020-09-29) 9.77%
3 months (2020-07-29) -4.80%
6 months (2020-04-29) 11.50%
1 year (2019-10-29) 7.67%
2 years (2018-10-29) 22.62%
3 years (2017-10-27) -65.29%
5 years (2015-10-29) -66.96%

Is Keurig Dr Pepper under- or over-valued?

Valuing Keurig Dr Pepper stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Keurig Dr Pepper's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Keurig Dr Pepper's P/E ratio

Keurig Dr Pepper's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Keurig Dr Pepper shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Keurig Dr Pepper's PEG ratio

Keurig Dr Pepper's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2348. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Keurig Dr Pepper's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Keurig Dr Pepper's EBITDA

Keurig Dr Pepper's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Keurig Dr Pepper's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Keurig Dr Pepper financials

Revenue TTM USD$11.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 23.61%
Gross profit TTM USD$6.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.38%
Return on equity TTM 5.08%
Profit margin 10.32%
Book value $16.29
Market capitalisation USD$41.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Keurig Dr Pepper shares

There are currently 30.1 million Keurig Dr Pepper shares held short by investors – that's known as Keurig Dr Pepper's "short interest". This figure is up from 0 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Keurig Dr Pepper shares can be evaluated.

Keurig Dr Pepper's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Keurig Dr Pepper's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Keurig Dr Pepper shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Keurig Dr Pepper shares traded daily (recently around 4.4 million). Keurig Dr Pepper's SIR currently stands at 6.82. In other words for every 100,000 Keurig Dr Pepper shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6820 shares are currently held short.

However Keurig Dr Pepper's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Keurig Dr Pepper shares, or, against the total number of tradable Keurig Dr Pepper shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Keurig Dr Pepper's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Keurig Dr Pepper shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0978% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Keurig Dr Pepper shares, roughly 98 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Keurig Dr Pepper.

Find out more about how you can short Keurig Dr Pepper stock.

Keurig Dr Pepper share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 46.51% of net profits

Recently Keurig Dr Pepper has paid out, on average, around 46.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.01% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Keurig Dr Pepper shareholders could enjoy a 2.01% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Keurig Dr Pepper's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

While Keurig Dr Pepper's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Keurig Dr Pepper may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Keurig Dr Pepper's most recent dividend payout was on 16 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Keurig Dr Pepper share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Keurig Dr Pepper's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.98 up to $32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KDP.US volatility(beta: 0.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Keurig Dr Pepper's is 0.5191. This would suggest that Keurig Dr Pepper's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Keurig Dr Pepper overview

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. operates as a beverage company in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Coffee Systems, Packaged Beverages, Beverage Concentrates, and Latin America Beverages. The Coffee Systems segment provides single-serve brewing systems and specialty coffee to home, offices, restaurants, cafeterias, convenience stores, and hotels, as well as produces and sells range of other specialty beverages in K-Cup pods, such as hot and iced teas, hot cocoa, and other beverages. This segment also develops and sells Keurig brewers, brewer accessories, and other coffee-related equipment; and provides whole beans and ground coffee in bags, fractional packages, and cans. The Packaged Beverages segment manufactures and distributes packaged beverages for its brands, as well as for allied brands; and various private label beverages. The Beverage Concentrates segment manufactures and sells beverage concentrates. This segment also manufactures beverage concentrates into syrup. The Latin America Beverages segment offers carbonated mineral water, flavored carbonated soft drinks (CSD), bottled water, and vegetable juice. The company offers its CSD and non-carbonated beverages products under the Snapple, Mott's, Bai, Clamato, Hawaiian Punch, Core, Yoo-Hoo, ReaLemon, Vita Coco coconut water, evian, Mr and Mrs T mixers, Forto Coffee, A Shoc, Dr Pepper, Canada Dry, 7UP, A&W, Sunkist soda, Squirt, Big Red, RC Cola, Vernors, Crush, Schweppes, Mistic, Nantucket Nectars, and Sun Drop brands. It distributes its products through retail channels, including supermarkets, fountains, mass merchandisers, club stores, vending machines, convenience stores, gas stations, small groceries, drug chains, and dollar stores, as well as on-premise channels. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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