Dean Foods Company (DF) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -4.36% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.52% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.95% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -1.98% in the past 4 weeks.
Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $18.42 and $18.40 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $19.05. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $18.82, notching a gain of 2.34% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,640,620 . The stock had closed at $18.39 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.61% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.34%. Dean Foods Company is up 4.68% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 10.81%.
Dean Foods Company (DF) : 6 Wall Street analysts covering Dean Foods Company (DF) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $21. The maximum price target given is $25 and the minimum target for short term is around $17, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $2.9.
Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company. The Company processes and distributes fluid milk and other dairy case products in the United States. It manufactures, markets and distributes a variety of branded and private label dairy case products, including fluid milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, juice, tea, ice cream mix and other dairy products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions and Governmental entities across the United States. The Company delivers its products to customer locations in refrigerated trucks or trailers that it owns or leases. Its products are sold on a local or regional basis through local and regional sales forces. The Company operates approximately 68 manufacturing facilities in 32 states located based on customer needs and other market factors, with distribution capabilities across 50 states. Its portfolio of brands include TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh and Deans, among others.