Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Closed the Last Trading Session with decrease of -1.76%


Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) reported its last quarter results on 11/07/2016. This Company belongs to Consumer Staples sector.

In the last trading session, The Company traded 1.75 Million shares. The Stock Market opened sessions at 21 and closed at 20.67. There was a stock decrease by -1.76 percent.

According to Yahoo Finance, the price target for the company which analysts are aiming is 23. The 1-year price target of the company is 20.6.

Investors expected a price target of 0.45 for this quarter.  Zacks Investment Research gave Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) a rating of 2.26 on a scale of 1 to 5. Here, 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell.

Considering the performance, Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)’s shares have the potential to reach a high EPS of 0.44 per share, and a low EPS of 0.37 per share in the current quarter. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 14 Analysts. According to them, the median (average) EPS the company could deliver is 0.42/share. While the actual EPS the company reported in the same quarter previous year was 0.36/share.

For the quarter ending 08/08/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.4 while the company provided its Actual EPS of 0.38 showing a difference of -0.02 Percent between the Estimated and Actual EPS. Hence, the surprise factor was -5 percent.

Analysts estimated $0.36/share for the previous Quarter, where Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) reported Actual EPS of $0.37/share with the difference of 0.01 percent and a surprise of 2.8 percent.

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Dean Foods Co have a median target of 20.00, with a high estimate of 23.00 and a low estimate of 17.00. The median estimate represents a -3.24% decrease from the last price of 20.67.

For the current quarter, the highest estimate analysts provided is 2.07 Billion and the lowest is 1.95 Billion. These 12 Analysts are also projecting the mean revenue estimate of 2.01 Billion. The year ago sales the company reported in the same quarter is 2.02 Billion.

While Looking at Sales Growth (Year/est), the company is currently showing a percentage value of 30.9 percent.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) topped its 52-week high price target of 22.31 on Jan 4, 2017. The company reached a 52-week low at 15.69 on Sep 14, 2016.

The company’s stock currently has 1.88 Billion in market capitalization. The volatility rate is 2.57% percent and 2.35% percent each. Price per earning (ttm) stands at 17.9.

This year, the company showed a solid 30.9 percent of growth. The next year’s growth is calculated to be -1.2 percent. The company projects a long term annual growth estimate of 13.43 percent.

The company’s growth for the past 5 years has been at -11.67 percent. The Insider Ownership of the company currently is 1.2 percent, and Institutional Ownership is 0 percent.

Company Profile:

Dean Foods Company is the nation’s leading processor and distributor of fresh milk and other dairy products, and a leader in the specialty foods industry. The company produces a full line of company-branded and private label dairy products such as milk and milk-based beverages, ice cream, coffee creamers, half and half, whipping cream, whipped toppings, sour cream, cottage cheese, yogurt, dips, dressings and soy milk.