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Dean Foods Company (DF)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$10.06 USD


-0.16 (-1.57%)

Updated May 18, 2018 04:01 PM ET

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Company Summary

Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States. The Company is one of the nation's largest processors and direct-to-store distributors of fluid milk marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. They distribute ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products. Pure and simple, they ensure Mother Nature's most perfect food finds a place in every home. 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. Lee, Tuscan, and others. The company sells its products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions, and governmental entities through its sales forces.

General Information

Dean Foods Company


DALLAS, TX 75204

Phone: 214-303-3400

Fax: 214-303-3499


Email: NA

Industry Food - Dairy Products
Sector Consumer Staples
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 3/31/2018
Next EPS Date 8/14/2018

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.14
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 0.63
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 13.30
Next EPS Report Date 8/14/2018

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 10.22
52 Week High 18.71
52 Week Low 8.14
Beta 0.43
20 Day Moving Average 1,461,783.25
Target Price Consensus 9.94


% Price Change
4 Week 17.94
12 Week 1.11
YTD -12.98
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 17.07
12 Week 0.77
YTD -13.10
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 91.35
Market Capitalization (millions) 918.93
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 8/27/2013
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 3.58%
Annual Dividend $0.36
Payout Ratio 0.45
Change in Payout Ratio -0.10
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 3/16/2018 / $0.09

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 15.97
Trailing 12 Months 12.58
PEG Ratio 1.21
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 7.69%
vs. Previous Quarter -44.00%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -0.76%
vs. Previous Quarter 2.35%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 1.41
Price/Cash Flow 3.34
Price / Sales 0.12
3/31/18 11.68
12/31/17 11.80
9/30/17 14.04
3/31/18 2.96
12/31/17 2.90
9/30/17 3.35
Current Ratio
3/31/18 1.60
12/31/17 1.52
9/30/17 1.28
Quick Ratio
3/31/18 1.14
12/31/17 1.10
9/30/17 0.93
Operating Margin
3/31/18 0.95
12/31/17 0.93
9/30/17 1.08
Net Margin
3/31/18 0.91
12/31/17 0.79
9/30/17 0.53
Pre-Tax Margin
3/31/18 0.46
12/31/17 0.27
9/30/17 0.73
Book Value
3/31/18 7.12
12/31/17 7.20
9/30/17 6.65
Inventory Turnover
3/31/18 21.09
12/31/17 21.02
9/30/17 21.00
3/31/18 1.39
12/31/17 1.39
9/30/17 1.33
Debt to Capital
3/31/18 58.21
12/31/17 58.17
9/30/17 57.07