SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||May 16, 2012|
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|5301 Legacy Drive, Plano, Texas||75024|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||972-673-7300|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 16, 2012, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.34 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable in U.S. dollars on July 6, 2012, to stockholders of record on June 18, 2012.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 --Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. Press Release dated May 16, 2012--"Dr Pepper Snapple Group Declares Quarterly Dividend".
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.|
|May 16, 2012||By:||
James L. Baldwin
|Name: James L. Baldwin|
|Title: Executive Vice President & General Counsel|
|Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. Press Release dated May 16, 2012--"Dr Pepper Snapple Group Declares Quarterly Dividend".|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Contacts:||Media Relations|
Tina Barry, (972) 673-7931
Greg Artkop, (972) 673-8470
Carolyn Ross, (972) 673-7935
DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
Plano, TX, May 16, 2012 Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.34 per share on the companys common stock. The dividend is payable in U.S. dollars on July 6, 2012, to shareholders of record on June 18, 2012.
About Dr Pepper Snapple
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is the leading producer of flavored beverages in North America and the Caribbean. Our success is fueled by more than 50 brands that are synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor. We have 6 of the top 10 non-cola soft drinks, and 11 of our 14 leading brands are No. 1 in their flavor categories. In addition to our flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, our portfolio includes Sunkist soda, 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Crush, Motts, Squirt, Hawaiian Punch, Peñafiel, Clamato, Schweppes, Roses and Mr & Mrs T mixers. To learn more about our iconic brands and Plano, Texas-based company, please visit www.drpeppersnapple.com.
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