Dean Foods Company (DF) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Dean Foods Company (DF) : 7 analysts are covering Dean Foods Company (DF) and their average rating on the stock is 2.04, which is read as a Buy. 4 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 1 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. A total of 2 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Dean Foods Company (DF) : Currently there are 5 street experts covering Dean Foods Company (DF) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $25 and $17 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $21. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $3.39.


Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF): After opening at $15.96, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $15.9 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $16.64 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $16.56 for the day, a gain of 3.69% for the day session. The total traded volume was 3,385,353. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $15.97.

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.

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