Dean Foods Company (DF) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, November 7th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.23 per share for the quarter.
Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.94 billion. Dean Foods had a return on equity of 16.63% and a net margin of 0.70%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Dean Foods to post $0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.87 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) opened at 9.69 on Tuesday. Dean Foods Company has a 1-year low of $9.61 and a 1-year high of $22.31. The company has a 50-day moving average of $10.63 and a 200-day moving average of $14.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $880.97 million, a PE ratio of 15.89 and a beta of 0.51.
Several equities analysts have commented on DF shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Dean Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $20.00 price target on shares of Dean Foods and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 29th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price target (down from $17.00) on shares of Dean Foods in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Stephens lowered shares of Dean Foods from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $22.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dean Foods from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.67.
Dean Foods Company Profile
Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company. The Company processes and distributes fluid milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. It is engaged in manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing a range of branded and private label dairy and dairy case products. It offers branded and private label dairy case products, including fluid milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions and governmental entities across the United States.
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