Dr. Pepper Snapple works around soft volume trend

|About: Dr Pepper Snapple Group, ... (DPS)|By:, SA News Editor

Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS +3.9%) trades higher after recording a healthy earnings beat in Q4.

Sales volume fell off by 4%, but the company saw a favorable price/mix.

SG&A expenses fell 5% to $527M for the period.

2014 guidance calls for EPS to fall in a range of $3.38-$3.46 vs. $3.26 consensus.