Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP): Good time to sell it?

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Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NYSE:KDP) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of 1.11% or $0.32 shares. The trading starts at $28.65 and closed at $28.74 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $28.65 and day high was $29.09 on Thursday, June 18. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 1.61 million while its average volume is 4.67M. In other hand, the KDP market cap reached to $41.21B. While, its current target price is $29.06 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 2.54% and up 6.76% for month. Its quarterly performance was 19.49% above, while its half year performance is up 0.59%. KDP yearly performance stood at negative -4.50% and rise 0.38% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is 2.40.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. KDP EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.83. EPS for this year is 66.90%, while for the next year its value is 1.56. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.22 while its EPS Q/Q reached -32.30%. It has an EPS of -24.30% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 10.87%.

Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc, Capital World Investors and Capital Research Global Investors are the top three holders in Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc has 57.08 million shares which valued 1.39 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Capital World Investors owned 50.32 million shares which valued at 1.22 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Capital Research Global Investors has a total of 49.62 million shares which valued at 1.2 billion. In the end, Capital Research Global Investors have 3.53% shares outstanding of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 76.00% and institutional holding shifted to 23.40%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.83. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 16 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.31, while 0.3 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for KDP published in the report was 0.29-0.33 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.3 which is higher than 0.29 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for KDP rise 5.53% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 7.15% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 3.45%. The moving average value for Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP) is 27.26 and 27.41 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in KDP stock. On Jun 12, Singer Robert S, Director, bought 1,000 trading shares at the cost of $28.14, which valued at 28143.0. On Jun 11, Singer Robert S, Director, bought 1,749 shares at the cost of $28.54, with total shares of 64,500. On Jun 10, Singer Robert S, Director, bought 250 shares at the cost of 28.48. After this transaction, Singer Robert S total shares reached to 62,751 which valued at 7119.0.