Dean Foods (DF) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect Dean Foods to post earnings of $0.26 per share for the quarter.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20. Dean Foods had a return on equity of 14.04% and a net margin of 0.53%. The business had revenue of $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.97 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Dean Foods to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Dean Foods (NYSE DF) opened at $9.33 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. Dean Foods has a fifty-two week low of $9.01 and a fifty-two week high of $20.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $849.70, a PE ratio of 27.44, a PEG ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 0.39.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on DF. ValuEngine cut Dean Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dean Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Vertical Group upgraded Dean Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on Dean Foods from $10.00 to $8.50 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Dean Foods from $10.00 to $9.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.05.

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About Dean Foods

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.

Earnings History for Dean Foods (NYSE:DF)

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