Analysts Set Dean Foods (DF) Price Target at $10.61

Lawrence Kim
April 17, 2018

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. Presently, Dean Foods Company (DF) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 77.08. The stock decreased 7.54% or $0.675 during the last trading session, reaching $8.275. Novavax, Inc.'s beta is 2.38 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 0.13. It is positive, as 22 investors sold Dean Foods Company shares while 66 reduced holdings. It has underperformed by 67.03% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $751.10 million company. It was reported on April, 16 by Barchart.com. Us Bank De has invested 0% of its capital in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF). Its up 0.31, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Dean Foods by 92.4% in the fourth quarter. 62 increased holdings while 38 funds acquired holdings.

Dean Foods Company (DF) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 168.49. Benjamin F Edwards And reported 2,000 shares. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Lc accumulated 11,173 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) for 216,489 shares. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.6531973750447 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) has earned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the seventeen research firms that are now covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Legal And General Public Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 141,647 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board stated it has 0.01% in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF).

Bankshares Of Montreal Can accumulated 199,159 shs or 0% of the stock. Wells Fargo Mn invested in 0% or 936,364 shares. A move above 70 is widely considered to show the stock as overbought, and a move below 30 would indicate that the stock may be oversold.

Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States.The company has $745.10 million market cap. The firm makes, markets, and distributes various branded and private label dairy case products, such as fluid milk, ice creams, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mixes, and other dairy products; and juices, teas, bottled water, and other products. It has a 12.22 P/E ratio. It sell its products under approximately 50 national, regional, and local proprietary or licensed brands, and private labels, including DairyPure, TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh, Dean??s, Friendly's, Garelick Farms, LAND O LAKES, Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Gold, Oak Farms, PET, T.G. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $0.38 EPS. If reported the P/E will be 14.57 with $12.78 million profit. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Dean Foods will post 0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th were given a $0.09 dividend.

In other news, SVP Jose A. Motta sold 8,733 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 7th. Vertical Group upgraded Dean Foods from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Therefore 25% are positive.

DF has been the subject of several analyst reports. On Friday, October 27 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The rating was downgraded by Stephens to "Equal-Weight" on Tuesday, August 8. As per Tuesday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an "underperform" rating and issued a $7.50 target price (down previously from $10.00) on shares of Dean Foods in a report on Tuesday, February 27th.

Past 5 years growth of DF observed at -29.40%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company is expecting its growth at -1.31%. On Wednesday, November 8 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight".

Institutions own 88.60% of Dean Foods Company (DF)'s shares. The rating was initiated by DA Davidson with "Neutral" on Friday, December 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. A total of 1,747,733 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 2.08M shares, while its relative volume stands at 1.74. Rockland Tru reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Woodward, Inc. Leavell Investment Management reported 7,350 shares stake. California State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Woodward, Inc.

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