Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. – Company Information

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is a leading American manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada and Mexico, based in Plano, Texas.

The company is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the stock ticker symbol ‘DPS’. It was incorporated in Delaware on October 24, 2007.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has an extensive portfolio of flavored carbonated soft drinks and non-carbonated beverages, including juices, juice drinks, mixers, and ready-to-drink teas.

Its major brands are:

Dr Pepper – one of the most popular and oldest major soft drinks in the US.

Canada Dry – the leading ginger ale brand in the US and Canada. It was created in Toronto, Canada in 1904 and introduced in the U.S. in 1919.

7UP – the number two lemon-lime carbonated beverage in the U.S. It is the original “Un-Cola,” which was created in 1929.

A&W – America’s leading root beer brand. The first beverage was sold at a veteran’s parade in 1919.

Other brands that the company operates include Sunkist, Squirt, Crush, Peñafiel, Schweppes, RC, Sun Drop, Snapple, Hawaiian Punch, Mott’s, Clamato, and Aguafiel.

It sold 1.5 billion equivalent 288 fluid ounce cases in 2013, with 88% of net sales in the U.S., 4% in Canada and 8% in Mexico and the Caribbean.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group logo

  • President and CEO: Larry D. Young
  • Chairman: Wayne R. Sanders
  • CFO: Martin M. Ellen
  • Type: Public
  • Industry: Beverages
  • Publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • NYSE stock ticker symbol: DPS
  • S&P 500 Component
  • Revenue: $5.997 billion USD (2013)
  • Net income: $634 million USD (2013)
  • Diluted earnings per share: $3.05 USD (2013)
  • Employees: 19,000 (2013)
  • Corporate headquarters: 5301 Legacy Drive, Plano, Texas, USA
  • Corporate contact number: (972) 673-7000
  • Investor relations contact number: (972) 673-5869
  • Website: http://www.drpeppersnapplegroup.com/

Operating data (in $ millions) 2013 2012
Net sales $5,997 $5,995
Cost of sales $2,499 $2,500
Gross profit $3,498 $3,495
Selling, general and administrative expenses $2,272 $2,268
Income from operations $1,046 $1,092
Net income $624 $629
Comprehensive income $646 $629
Balance sheet data (in $ millions)
Total assets $8,201 $8,928
Total liabilities $5,924 $6,648
Total stockholders’ equity $2,277 $2,280
Cash flow data (in $ millions)
Net cash provided by operating activities $866 $482
Net cash used in investing activities $(195) $(217)
Net cash used in financing activities $(880) $(603)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $153 $366
Common share data (in $)
Basic earnings (loss) per common share $3.08 $2.99
Diluted earnings (loss) per common share $3.05 $2.96

Source: “Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. 2013 Annual Report”