NYSE:DF - Dean Foods Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.79 +0.13 (+2.79 %) (As of 02/17/2019 01:45 AM ET)Previous Close$4.79Today's Range$4.64 - $4.8152-Week Range$3.61 - $11.14Volume873,169 shsAverage Volume1.45 million shsMarket Capitalization$437.81 millionP/E Ratio5.99Dividend Yield2.58%Beta0.43 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. The company manufactures, markets, and distributes various branded and private label dairy, and diary case products, such as fluid milk, ice creams, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mixes, and other dairy products; and juices, teas, bottled water, and other products. It sells its products under approximately 50 national, regional, and local proprietary or licensed brands, and private labels, including DairyPure, TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh, Dean's, Friendly's, Garelick Farms, LAND O LAKES, Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Gold, Oak Farms, PET, T.G. Lee, Tuscan, and others. The company sells its products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions, and governmental entities through its sales forces. Dean Foods Company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Ice cream & frozen deserts Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:DF Previous Symbol CUSIP24237010 Webwww.deanfoods.com Phone214-303-3400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.52 Current Ratio1.45 Quick Ratio1.05Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio5.99 Forward P/E Ratio-19.16 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.80 billion Price / Sales0.06 Cash Flow$3.0903 per share Price / Cash Flow1.55 Book Value$7.20 per share Price / Book0.67Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80 Net Income$61.58 million Net Margins-0.19% Return on Equity4.01% Return on Assets1.04%Miscellaneous Employees16,000 Outstanding Shares91,401,000Market Cap$437.81 million OptionableOptionable Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) Frequently Asked Questions What is Dean Foods' stock symbol? Dean Foods trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DF." How often does Dean Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dean Foods? Dean Foods announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Investors of record on Monday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 16th. View Dean Foods' Dividend History. How were Dean Foods' earnings last quarter? Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The firm earned $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.94 billion. Dean Foods had a negative net margin of 0.19% and a positive return on equity of 4.01%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.21 EPS. View Dean Foods' Earnings History. When is Dean Foods' next earnings date? Dean Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Dean Foods. What price target have analysts set for DF? 10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Dean Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Dean Foods' share price to reach $7.1250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Dean Foods. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dean Foods? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dean Foods in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Dean Foods. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Dean Foods stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Dean Foods stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Dean Foods, whose shares have declined in the past three months, is battling hurdles related to input cost inflation, soft volumes and increased retailer investments in the private label space. These factors hurt the company in second-quarter 2018, wherein earnings fell year over year due to greater-than-expected increases in resin, freight and fuel expenses. Also, soft volumes and greater mix of private label products hurt the gross margin. Nonetheless, the company is aggressively working toward enhancing volumes and lowering costs through smart volumes initiative and its cost-productivity plan. Notably, the latter helped lower G&A costs by about $13 million during the quarter. Encouragingly, the cost productivity program is likely to deliver incremental annual run rate savings of $150 million by 2020. We also commend Dean Foods’ focus on diversifying its portfolio by moving beyond core brands, evident from its raised stake in Good Karma." (10/16/2018) 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "4Q results were better than feared but 2018 guidance was set below our and consensus estimates – implies EBIT/gal of ~6c compared to 7c in 2017 and JEFe/Street at ~8.2c/7.8c. Part of the 2018 “reset” is being driven by incremental investments aimed at improving structural costs by $150M or 6c/ gal by 2020. We continue to estimate normalized EBIT/gal of 9c. Guidance seems appropriately conservative." (2/26/2018) Has Dean Foods been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about DF stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Dean Foods earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Dean Foods? Dean Foods saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,926,141 shares, an increase of 19.5% from the January 15th total of 13,331,261 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,948,576 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.2 days. Currently, 19.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Dean Foods' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Dean Foods' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Dean Foods include Simply Good Foods (SMPL), B&G Foods (BGS), Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP), Greencore Group (GNCGY), Vector Group (VGR), Medifast (MED), Hostess Brands (TWNK), Scholastic (SCHL), Revlon (REV), Tupperware Brands (TUP), Calavo Growers (CVGW), Universal (UVV), Freshpet (FRPT), Matthews International (MATW) and Mandom (MDOMF). Who are Dean Foods' key executives? Dean Foods' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ralph P. Scozzafava, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Russell F. Coleman, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. & Gov. Affairs (Age 59)Mr. Brad Cashaw, Exec. VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)Ms. Jody L. Macedonio, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 58)Mr. David Bernard, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 52) Who are Dean Foods' major shareholders? Dean Foods' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.34%), LSV Asset Management (4.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%), Northern Trust Corp (1.26%) and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.08%). Company insiders that own Dean Foods stock include J Wayne Mailloux, Jose A Motta and Value Vals Ag Vv. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dean Foods. Which institutional investors are selling Dean Foods stock? DF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, LSV Asset Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gabelli Funds LLC, KBC Group NV, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dean Foods. Which institutional investors are buying Dean Foods stock? DF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Alambic Investment Management L.P., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Investec Asset Management LTD and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dean Foods. How do I buy shares of Dean Foods? Shares of DF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Dean Foods' stock price today? One share of DF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.79. How big of a company is Dean Foods? Dean Foods has a market capitalization of $437.81 million and generates $7.80 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $61.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.80 on an earnings per share basis. Dean Foods employs 16,000 workers across the globe. What is Dean Foods' official website? The official website for Dean Foods is http://www.deanfoods.com. How can I contact Dean Foods? Dean Foods' mailing address is 2711 NORTH HASKELL AVENUE SUITE 3400, DALLAS TX, 75204. The company can be reached via phone at 214-303-3400. MarketBeat Community Rating for Dean Foods (NYSE DF)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 402 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 487 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 889MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dean Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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