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Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. Parties that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 11th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $2.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.27 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Dean Foods to post $0.78 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.10 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) opened at 15.27 on Wednesday. Dean Foods has a 52 week low of $13.59 and a 52 week high of $22.96. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.47 and a 200-day moving average of $16.55. The company has a market cap of $1.450 billion and a P/E ratio of 1.81.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DF. Analysts at UBS AG initiated coverage on shares of Dean Foods in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at BB&T Corp. initiated coverage on shares of Dean Foods in a research note on Monday, April 14th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Dean Foods in a research note on Tuesday, February 25th. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Dean Foods has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.38.

Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company. The Company operates through two segments: Fresh Dairy Direct and The WhiteWave Foods Company (NYSE:DF).

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