After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.26, or 0.76%, to $34.51. The Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. has recorded 340,142 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Keurig Dr Pepper Announces New Corporate Community Impact Partnership with the Red Cross.
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KDP belongs to the Consumer Defensive sector of the NASDAQ while operating in the Beverages – Non-Alcoholic industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $34.25 and fluctuated between $34.90 as its day high and $34.23 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is $48.51B. A total of 7.9 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 7.23M shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, KDP has seen 2 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 81,614 and the disposition of 153,323 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 23 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,001,886 shares during that period but sold 33,670,059.
In the most recent transaction, Singer Robert S bought 1,000 shares of KDP for 34.70 per share on Mar 07. After the transaction, the Director now owns 28,001 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 07, Archambault Matthew Andrew sold 2,700 shares at 34.86 per share. KDP shares that President, Commercial owns now total 40,007.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Johnson Roger Frederick acquired of 23,000 shares on Mar 03 at a per-share price of $34.55. This resulted in the Chief Supply Chain Officer holding 62,830 shares of KDP after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Priyadarshi Sudhanshu Shekhar bought 12,000 shares at $34.47 per share on Mar 03. Company shares held by the Chief Financial Officer now total 80,000.
Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.80, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.34%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 33.98. KDP’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/30/2023 when it declared a $0.20 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/14/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/20/2023 with an ex-dividend date of. The KDP stock dividend was $0.20 per share in cash.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for KDP in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $39.73 with high estimates of $45.00 and low estimates of $30.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KDP has a high of $41.31 and a low of $33.35.
As of this writing, KDP has an earnings estimate of $0.5 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 15 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.51 per share and a lower estimate of $0.49.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 20 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for KDP is Sell with a score of 3.83. A total of 7 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 10 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.