Dr Pepper Snapple reports 2 pct rise in 4th-qtr profit

Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:30am EST

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc reported a 2 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenue as strong growth in Latin America offset flat North American volumes.

The maker of soft drinks such as 7UP, Sunkist and Hawaiian Punch said profit rose to $170 million, or 81 cents per share, from $166 million, or 77 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $1.48 billion.

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