KDP stock: buy or sell?

KDP stock price: $30.02 0.07% At close on November 15th, 2019

Updated on:
November 15th, 2019

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After marking all time highs on November/7, Keurig Dr Pepper remained stable 0.07% yesterday to $30.02. Friday was the 4th green session in a row, soaring 3.53%. On Nov/7 KDP rocketed a super good 5.56%.

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.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

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.
Is KDP a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-9Bank of American/aBuy
2019-8-9Bank of American/aBuy
2019-7-17Credit Suisse Groupn/aNeutral
2019-6-17BMO Capital MarketsMarket PerformOutperform
2019-4-11Morgan StanleyEqual WeightUnderweight
2019-3-19Barclaysn/aBuy

KDP stock analysis

Daily outlook

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.

KDP stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 $32.80

How 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:
KDP stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-9Bank of AmericaReiterates$30.00$33.0010%
2019-8-9Bank of AmericaRaises Target$30.00$33.0010%
2019-6-17BMO Capital MarketsUpgrades$27.00$34.0025.9%
2019-3-19BarclaysReiteratesn/a$31.00-
(in average)$29.00$32.8013.0%
The price prediction for Keurig Dr Pepper stock is $32.80, moving in a range between $34.00 and $31.00. In average, analysts' outlook on KDP price forecast is positive, increasing the prediction by a 13.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On 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.
KDP earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-02-141.171.170.0%
2018-Q12018-04-251.030.98-4.9%
2018-Q22018-08-080.31.3333.3%
2018-Q32018-11-070.270.311.1%
2018-Q42019-02-280.30.30.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared 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%.

KDP annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$6,000 M-$624 M10.4%-
2014$6,121 M2.02%$703 M11.5%12.66%
2015$6,282 M2.63%$764 M12.2%8.68%
2016$6,440 M2.52%$847 M13.2%10.86%
2017$6,690 M3.88%$1,076 M16.1%27.04%
2018$7,442 M11.24%$586 M7.9%-45.54%

Quarterly financial results

Keurig 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.
KDP quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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 M36.24%$159 M10.0%-74.06%
2018-Q2$1,886 M18.32%$235 M12.5%47.80%
2018-Q3$2,732 M44.86%$148 M5.4%-37.02%
2018-Q4$2,813 M2.96%$266 M9.5%79.73%

Keurig Dr Pepper ownership

When 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:

KDP
Market cap$42.3 B
Total shares1,410.0 M
Float shares261.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)13.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)85.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

KDP summary

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Open$29.96
Close$30.02
Day range$29.77 - $30.08
Previous close$30.00
Session gain0.07%
Average true range$0.70
50d mov avg$27.74
100d mov avg$27.84
200d mov avg$27.69
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lt06a

Keurig Dr Pepper performance

Stocks 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 .
Stock3m6m12m
KDPKeurig Dr Pepper7.79%4.24%11.31%

Keurig Dr Pepper competitors

Unfortunately, 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.

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