KDP stock: buy or sell?
November 15th, 2019
Should I buy KDP stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that fits your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Keurig Dr Pepper stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Keurig Dr Pepper stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we collected 6 ratings published for KDP stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for KDP stock, with 4 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-9||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-8-9||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-7-17||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Neutral|
|2019-6-17||BMO Capital Markets||Market Perform||Outperform|
|2019-4-11||Morgan Stanley||Equal Weight||Underweight|
KDP stock analysis
After reaching all time highs on November 7th, Keurig Dr Pepper remained stable 0.07% to $30.02.
After topping to all time highs on November 7th, Keurig Dr Pepper remained steady 0.07% to $30.02. On Nov/7, KDP hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on June tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. On October 10th KDP price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. From a daily perspective, KDP is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($27.73, on November 4th) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($32.00, on Nov 7th) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top KDP might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $32.00 or down under $27.73.
Shares of Keurig Dr Pepper ended this week at $30.02 and soared an excellent 2.81%. This week was the third green week in a row.
Keurig Dr Pepper stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Not so far away is the last all-time high Keurig Dr Pepper marked last week. Late October KDP price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up this week, KDP price climbed $0.82 per share (2.81%).
KDP stock price history
KDP IPO was on May 7th, 2008 at $3.11 per share1. Since then, KDP stock grew a 865.30%, with a yearly average of 78.70%. If you had invested $1,000 in KDP stock in 2008, it would worth $8,653.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
KDP stock historical price chart
KDP stock reached all-time highs on Nov 7th with a price of $32.00.
KDP stock price target is $32.80How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we found 4 price predictions for Keurig Dr Pepper stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-9||Bank of America||Reiterates||$30.00||$33.00||10%|
|2019-8-9||Bank of America||Raises Target||$30.00||$33.00||10%|
|2019-6-17||BMO Capital Markets||Upgrades||$27.00||$34.00||25.9%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn February, Keurig Dr Pepper reported its latest financial data, close to analysts' consensus and published a $0.30 Earnings per Share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an impressive gain of 11.24% to $7,442.00 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nonetheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) eased a -8.21% to 7.87%.
|2013||$6,000 M||-||$624 M10.4%||-|
|2014||$6,121 M||2.02%||$703 M11.5%||12.66%|
|2015||$6,282 M||2.63%||$764 M12.2%||8.68%|
|2016||$6,440 M||2.52%||$847 M13.2%||10.86%|
|2017||$6,690 M||3.88%||$1,076 M16.1%||27.04%|
|2018||$7,442 M||11.24%||$586 M7.9%||-45.54%|
Quarterly financial resultsKeurig Dr Pepper reported $2,813.00 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 2.96% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $266.00 million with a profit margin of 9.46%. Profit margin grew a 4.04% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 5.42%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Keurig Dr Pepper sales marked a dazzling increase and skyrocketed a 140.43%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Keurig Dr Pepper posted 4 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$1,800 M||-||$188 M10.4%||-|
|2017-Q3||$1,740 M||-3.33%||$203 M11.7%||7.98%|
|2017-Q4||$1,170 M||-32.76%||$613 M52.4%||201.97%|
|2018-Q1||$1,594 M||36.24%||$159 M10.0%||-74.06%|
|2018-Q2||$1,886 M||18.32%||$235 M12.5%||47.80%|
|2018-Q3||$2,732 M||44.86%||$148 M5.4%||-37.02%|
|2018-Q4||$2,813 M||2.96%||$266 M9.5%||79.73%|
Keurig Dr Pepper ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Keurig Dr Pepper, 85.62% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Keurig Dr Pepper stock, 13.07% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for KDP stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Keurig Dr Pepper:
|Market cap||$42.3 B|
|Total shares||1,410.0 M|
|Float shares||261.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||13.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||85.6%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, November 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$29.77 - $30.08|
|Average true range||$0.70|
|50d mov avg||$27.74|
|100d mov avg||$27.84|
|200d mov avg||$27.69|
Keurig Dr Pepper performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Keurig Dr Pepper, the benchmark is made against .
|KDPKeurig Dr Pepper||7.79%||4.24%||11.31%|
Keurig Dr Pepper competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Keurig Dr Pepper competitor. This doesn't mean Keurig Dr Pepper does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest KDP stock news
- InvestorPlaceKeurig Dr Pepper Inc Is Losing Its FizzApril 12, 2019
- InvestorPlaceKeurig Dr Pepper Earnings: KDP Stock Declines Despite Q3 Earnings BeatNovember 7, 2018