Dean Foods Company Company Profile (NYSE:DF)

About Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)

Dean Foods Company logoDean Foods Company is a food and beverage company. The Company processes and distributes fluid milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. It is engaged in manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing a range of branded and private label dairy and dairy case products. It offers branded and private label dairy case products, including fluid milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions and governmental entities across the United States. It also offers juices, teas and bottled water. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 50 national, regional and local dairy brands, as well as private labels. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's national, local and regional licensed brands included Alta Dena, Hygeia, PET, Arctic Splash, Jilbert, Pog, Barbers Dairy, Purity, Berkeley Farms, Land-O-Sun & design and ReadyLeaf, Broughton.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Processing
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NYSE:DF
  • CUSIP: 24237010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $943.7 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 90,915,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.23
  • 52 Week Range: $10.27 - $22.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.48
  • P/E Growth: 4.13
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $7.91 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.12
  • Book Value: $6.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.56
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 3.5%
  • EBITDA: $376.23 million
  • Net Margins: 0.70%
  • Return on Equity: 16.63%
  • Return on Assets: 3.92%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.25%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
  • Average Volume: 1.87 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Short Ratio: 8.2

Frequently Asked Questions for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)

What is Dean Foods Company's stock symbol?

Dean Foods Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DF."

How often does Dean Foods Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dean Foods Company?

Dean Foods Company announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. View Dean Foods Company's Dividend History.

How were Dean Foods Company's earnings last quarter?

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.09. The firm earned $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.94 billion. Dean Foods Company had a net margin of 0.70% and a return on equity of 16.63%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. View Dean Foods Company's Earnings History.

When will Dean Foods Company make its next earnings announcement?

Dean Foods Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Dean Foods Company.

Where is Dean Foods Company's stock going? Where will Dean Foods Company's stock price be in 2017?

13 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Dean Foods Company's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Dean Foods Company's share price to reach $14.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Dean Foods Company.

What are analysts saying about Dean Foods Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Dean Foods Company stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Dean Foods’ shares have underperformed the sector in the last six months, mainly due to its unimpressive earnings history. The company reported a dismal second-quarter 2017, wherein both the top and bottom lines lagged estimates and earnings declined year over year. This marked the company’s third straight quarter of negative earnings surprise. Results were hampered by a tough retail scenario, which has been witnessing fast-evolving trends. Further, volumes remained under pressure due to macro factors and stiff competition. Moreover, management anticipates these obstacles to linger throughout 2017, as is reflected by its curtailed earnings projection for the year. However, Dean Foods remains on track to speed up its commercial and cost productivity efforts, to enhance volumes and mix. The company announced plans to expand cost productivity program, which is likely to aid in achieving additional savings of $40–$50 million annually." (8/11/2017)
  • 2. J P Morgan Chase & Co analysts commented, "We are upgrading DF shares to Overweight from Neutral; we also are raising our earnings estimates and our December 2017 price target (to $22 from $20). Though we still have many questions about Dean- e.g., the impact of Walmart and Organic Valley - we now model a meaningfully lower 2017 cost-per-milk-gallon sold than we previously did. The outlook for Dean's largest input, Class I milk, has softened in recent months, due to a variety of factors we discuss below. Our new 2017E EPS is $1.48, versus the Bloomberg consensus of $1.40. We also find the valuation appealing (more on this below). Note that J.P. Morgan Equity Research has not had an Overweight rating on DF shares since May 2010." (3/17/2017)

Who are some of Dean Foods Company's key competitors?

Who are Dean Foods Company's key executives?

Dean Foods Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jim L. Turner, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Ralph P. Scozzafava, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Scott K. Vopni, Interim Chief Financial Officer
  • Kimberly Warmbier, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Russell F. Coleman, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affairs
  • Brad Cashaw, Executive Vice President - Supply Chain
  • Kurt W. Laufer, Senior Vice President, Chief Customer, Marketing & Innovation Officer
  • Brad Anderson, Senior Vice President - Field Sales
  • S. Craig McCutcheon, Senior Vice President - Logistics
  • Janet V. Hill, Independent Director

Who owns Dean Foods Company stock?

Dean Foods Company's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.78%). Company insiders that own Dean Foods Company stock include J Wayne Mailloux, John R Muse and Scott K Vopni. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dean Foods Company.

Who bought Dean Foods Company stock? Who is buying Dean Foods Company stock?

Dean Foods Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dean Foods Company.

How do I buy Dean Foods Company stock?

Shares of Dean Foods Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Dean Foods Company's stock price today?

One share of Dean Foods Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.45.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Dean Foods Company (NYSE DF)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  272 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dean Foods Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $14.67 (40.35% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Price Target History for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuy -> Buy$20.00 -> $16.00LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$17.00 -> $13.00LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Vertical GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
8/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$20.00 -> $15.00MediumView Rating Details
8/9/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$25.00 -> $12.00HighView Rating Details
8/8/2017Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldHighView Rating Details
8/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$16.00 -> $12.00HighView Rating Details
8/8/2017StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$22.00HighView Rating Details
7/27/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$18.00 -> $13.00MediumView Rating Details
7/18/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$18.00 -> $15.00LowView Rating Details
7/12/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$18.00 -> $14.00HighView Rating Details
12/1/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightN/AView Rating Details
11/8/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Earnings by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE DF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017$0.23N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.30$0.21$1.94 billion$1.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.13$1.96 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.41$0.38$2.01 billion$2.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.36$0.37$2.63 billion$1.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216$0.40$0.38$1.84 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.38$0.45$1.89 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q415$0.34$0.36$2.07 billion$2.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.24$0.30$2.05 billion$2.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.26$0.33$2.07 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q1$0.17$0.24$2.11 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.10$0.08$2.44 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314($0.13)($0.03)$2.35 million$2.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214($0.05)($0.14)$2.32 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1$0.01($0.05)$2.27 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q4$0.19$0.18$2.27 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313$0.14$0.12$2.20 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.13$2.25 billion$2.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.29$2.98 million$2.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.30$0.40$3.37 million$3.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.28$0.33$3.26 billion$3.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.31$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.21$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.15$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.17$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.06$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.14$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.51
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.27
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.38$0.48$0.42
Q2 20173$0.32$0.42$0.37
Q3 20173$0.27$0.42$0.36
Q4 20173$0.24$0.45$0.37
Q1 20182$0.38$0.46$0.42
Q2 20182($0.02)$0.38$0.18
Q3 20182$0.25$0.39$0.32
Q4 20182$0.30$0.40$0.35
Q1 20191$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q2 20191$0.01$0.01$0.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Most Recent Dividend:8/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:3.44%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.37% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.56% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE DF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/3/2017J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell3,033$19.31$58,567.23View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell3,033$19.70$59,750.10View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell3,033$18.50$56,110.50View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell5,886$20.50$120,663.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell5,886$20.00$117,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Scott K VopniSVPSell33,105$19.75$653,823.75View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell3,924$19.66$77,145.84View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016John R MuseDirectorSell50,000$19.27$963,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell1,962$19.72$38,690.64View SEC Filing  
1/22/2016J Wayne MaillouxDirectorSell5,885$19.00$111,815.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Hector M NevaresDirectorSell36,159$19.35$699,676.65View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Hector M NevaresDirectorSell75,000$18.87$1,415,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Hector M NevaresDirectorSell25,000$18.27$456,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014C Shay BraunSVPSell5,000$16.22$81,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Hector M NevaresDirectorSell25,000$18.01$450,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Scott VopniCAOSell6,387$15.13$96,635.31View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Tom DavisDirectorSell27,577$18.50$510,174.50View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Scott K VopniSVPSell48,530$10.51$510,050.30View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Tom C DavisDirectorSell63,578$10.43$663,118.54View SEC Filing  
12/6/2012Gregg L EnglesDirectorBuy10,000$17.25$172,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
Latest Headlines for Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)
DateHeadline logoDean Foods (DF) Down 46% in 6 Months: Can the Stock Rebound? - Nasdaq - October 21 at 12:21 AM logoEx-Dean Foods Chairman Davis Gets Two Years in Insider Case - October 19 at 6:26 PM logoFormer Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme - October 19 at 6:26 PM logoFood company chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case - October 19 at 6:26 PM logoEx-Dean Foods chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case - October 19 at 4:34 PM logoDean Foods (DF) Down 46% in 6 Months: Can the Stock Rebound? - October 18 at 7:14 PM logoDean Foods Company (DF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - October 18 at 12:48 PM logo[$$] Retailers Are Bottling Their Own Milk, Raising Pressure on Dairy Companies - October 13 at 11:26 PM logoDean Foods Company Announces Upcoming Webcast of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - October 12 at 6:37 PM logoETFs with exposure to Dean Foods Co. : October 9, 2017 - October 9 at 6:13 PM logoDean Foods Company (DF) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share - October 1 at 6:30 PM logoReviewing Hershey Company (The) (HSY) and Dean Foods (DF) - October 1 at 2:20 PM logoComparing Dean Foods (DF) and Its Competitors - September 24 at 2:28 PM logoDean Foods Company (DF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 23 at 10:48 AM logoDean Foods Dives to 52-Week Low: What's Troubling the Stock? - Nasdaq - September 22 at 4:53 PM logoDean Foods Dives to 52-Week Low: What's Troubling the Stock? - September 22 at 4:53 PM logoComparing Dean Foods (DF) & Mondelez International (KFT) - September 21 at 6:26 AM logoDean Foods Co. : DF-US: Dividend Analysis : August 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 5:50 PM logoDean Foods Fights An Uphill Battle Against The Dairy Industry - Seeking Alpha - September 14 at 6:44 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Dean Foods Company (DF) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.99 Billion - September 14 at 1:08 AM logoU.S. gambler Walters loses bid to stay free during insider trading appeal - September 12 at 6:33 PM logoWhy Dean Foods Company Fell 26.7% in August - September 6 at 12:27 AM logoDean Foods (DF) & Mondelez International (MDLZ) Head to Head Comparison - September 1 at 2:14 PM logoDean Foods Company (DF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 29 at 10:42 AM logo$1.99 Billion in Sales Expected for Dean Foods Company (DF) This Quarter - August 27 at 10:52 AM logoETFs with exposure to Dean Foods Co. : August 24, 2017 - August 24 at 6:04 PM logoCramer's lightning round: I said 'no' 13 times to Dean Fo... - August 23 at 8:00 PM logoDean Foods Company Announces CFO Departure, Appoints Interim ... - PR Newswire (press release) - August 23 at 4:24 AM logoDean Foods CFO to depart - August 22 at 6:21 PM logoDean Foods Company Announces CFO Departure, Appoints Interim CFO - August 22 at 6:21 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Kraft Foods Group (KRFTV) & Dean Foods (DF) - August 20 at 2:06 AM logoDark Clouds Loom Over Dean Foods: Stock Loses 20% in 9 Days - Nasdaq - August 18 at 12:05 AM logoDean Foods Company (DF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 17, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 17 at 4:17 AM logoDean Foods Co. :DF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 6:10 PM logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Dean Foods Company (DF) - August 14 at 3:18 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Dean Foods Co. - August 13 at 10:02 PM logoDean Foods to transfer production of dairy plant from Virginia to Triad - Triad Business Journal - August 12 at 5:13 PM logoVolumes Dent Dean Foods (DF) Q2 Earnings & View, Stock Slumps - August 9 at 11:03 PM logoDean Foods Stock Downgraded on Increased Competition Concerns - August 9 at 11:03 PM logoDean Foods Company -- Moody's says Dean Food's Volume Decline is Credit Negative; Ratings Unaffected - August 9 at 11:03 PM logoDean Foods Company to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.09 (DF) - August 9 at 6:38 PM logoDean Foods (DF) PT Lowered to $15 at BMO Capital on 2Q Report; 'Deeper Volume Declines in 2H17' - - August 9 at 6:03 PM logoDean Foods (DF) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 9 at 6:03 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.96 Billion - August 9 at 7:52 AM logoDean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at Wells Fargo & Company - August 9 at 7:40 AM logoConfidence in Dean Foods fades - August 9 at 3:39 AM logoDean Foods Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 9 at 3:39 AM logoDean Foods' shares fall 13% after Q2 earnings that were well below expectations - August 9 at 3:39 AM logoDean Foods: We Knew It Was Bad But This is…Bad! - August 9 at 3:39 AM logoWhy Dean Foods Co's Shares Plunged 19% Today - August 9 at 3:39 AM



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