Zacks Rating on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) : The consensus on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) based on 20 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.65, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 4 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 15 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV).

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $4.06 from the average target price of $55.06 for the short term period. 16 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $60 and the most muted being $42.


Shares of The WhiteWave Foods Company appreciated by 0.51% during the last five trading days but lost 0.02% on a 4-week basis. The WhiteWave Foods Company is up 24.44% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 42.38%. Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $55.25, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $55.49 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $55.25 and closed the trading day at $55.4, in the green by 0.24%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,741,110. The stock had closed at $55.27 in the previous days trading.

The WhiteWave Foods Company is a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, dairy products and organic produce across North America and Europe. Its segments include Americas Foods & Beverages, Americas Fresh Foods and Europe Foods & Beverages. It is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of plant-based beverages in China. In North America, it distributes the brands, including Silk and So Delicious plant-based foods and beverages; International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages; Horizon Organic dairy products, and Earthbound Farm organic salads, fruits and vegetables. Its plant-based foods and beverages brands in Europe include Alpro and Provamel. It sells its plant-based beverages in China under the Silk ZhiPuMoFang brand. In addition, it also offers the Vega brand, which includes plant-based nutrition products.

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