Keurig Dr Pepper Has Been Trailing Rivals. Why the Stock Is Poised to Rally.

Dr Pepper might not be as popular as Coke or Pepsi, but its stock might be even more appealing right now. 

The market’s big growth-fueled rally this year has left more staid havens like consumer staples in the dust, and

Keurig Dr Pepper

(ticker: KDP) has been no exception. At a recent $35.55, the stock has barely budged since the start of the year, lagging behind the S&P 500’s 4.1% gain. Concerns around Keurig’s K-Cup coffee business have also lingered over the shares, which have underperformed both


(PEP) and


(KO) over the past 12 months.