NYSE:DF - Dean Foods Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$8.64 -0.04 (-0.46 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 06:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$8.68
Today's Range$8.61 - $8.74
52-Week Range$8.03 - $12.10
Volume660,411 shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$786.73 million
P/E Ratio10.85
Dividend Yield4.22%
Dean Foods logoDean 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.39
Current Ratio1.47
Quick Ratio1.04


Trailing P/E Ratio10.85
Forward P/E Ratio22.15
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.80 billion
Price / Sales0.10
Cash Flow$3.0210 per share
Price / Cash2.86
Book Value$7.20 per share
Price / Book1.20


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80
Net Income$61.58 million
Net Margins0.17%
Return on Equity10.88%
Return on Assets2.80%


Outstanding Shares91,370,000
Market Cap$786.73 million

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 Wednesday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, August 29th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 17th. View Dean Foods' Dividend History.

How were Dean Foods' earnings last quarter?

Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.94 billion. Dean Foods had a net margin of 0.17% and a return on equity of 10.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.21 earnings per share. View Dean Foods' Earnings History.

When is Dean Foods' next earnings date?

Dean Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Dean Foods.

What guidance has Dean Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

Dean Foods issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.32-0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.65.

What price target have analysts set for DF?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Dean Foods' shares. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $13.00. On average, they expect Dean Foods' stock price to reach $9.2143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Dean Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dean Foods?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dean Foods in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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. These hurdles are expected to persist, which compelled management to slash its 2018 earnings view. 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. We also commend Dean Foods’ focus on diversifying its portfolio by moving beyond core brands, evident from its raised stake in Good Karma." (8/10/2018)
  • 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)

Who are some of Dean Foods' key competitors?

Who are Dean Foods' key executives?

Dean Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ralph P. Scozzafava, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Scott K. Vopni, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP of IR & Fin. and Corp. Controller (Age 50)
  • Mr. Russell F. Coleman, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. & Gov. Affairs (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kurt W. Laufer, Chief Customer, Marketing & Innovation Officer and Sr. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Brad Cashaw, Exec. VP of Supply Chain (Age 54)

Has Dean Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about DF stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dean Foods earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.22 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Dean Foods.

Who are Dean Foods' major shareholders?

Dean Foods' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.34%), LSV Asset Management (4.89%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.98%), FMR LLC (2.47%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.34%). Company insiders that own Dean Foods stock include J Wayne Mailloux, Jose A Motta, Scott K Vopni 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, SG Americas Securities LLC and Engineers Gate Manager LP. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., WBI Investments Inc., Pinebridge Investments L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Dupont Capital Management Corp and Mackay Shields LLC. 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 $8.64.

How big of a company is Dean Foods?

Dean Foods has a market capitalization of $786.73 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  368 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  421 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  789
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This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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