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The Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) is going down by -0.99% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.01% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 08/08/19 stating that Dean Foods stock drops as much as 34% as company says cheap milk taking a toll by MARKETWATCH. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $0.94, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $1.08. DF finished the previous session at $1.01 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $1,168,874.

In the 100 days of trading, DF managed to top a 1.56% Moving average. Additionally, Dean Foods Company shares have achieved a 52-week range between 0.87 and 8.93 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 8.12%.

The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 96.07M, equal to the value of $97.03M in market capitalization. Financial analysts indicate that DF shares should be still ranked as a “Hold”. In the last 30 days, Dean Foods Company shares went down by -40.18%, adding 1.68 to growth in value, on top of a +6.91% boost since 07/12/19.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Analyst’s Estimates

Dean Foods Company (DF) could record at least -$0.15 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 11/05/2019, a number that would actually represent an increase of 30.90% YOY.

According to the average analyst rating, Dean Foods Company would be rated as 3.38. Out of 8 different analysts monitoring DF stock, 0 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 5 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that DF is an OUTPERFORM, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 3 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERPERFORM.

On Nov-08-18, the stock earned a Downgrade rating due to a new analyst call from Jefferies, while analysts from JP Morgan believe that the stock is set at Underweight from Neutral, as concluded on Aug-17-18. Goldman, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Sell as confirmed through a call on Apr-16-18.

Jefferies, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on Aug-10-17, giving the stock a Buy rating.

DF Key Ratios To Watch:

Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +21.08% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at -0.56%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at -14.36%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 0.41. Additionally, Dean Foods Company is recording price volatility of 19.72% for the period of the last seven days and 12.86% in the last 30 days.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Technical Outlook

For the period of the last 50 days, Dean Foods Company had its Raw Stochastic average set at 17.09% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 8.78%. Stochastic %K for Dean Foods Company, with the last 20 days included, was set at 11.56%, having Stochastic %D topping 18.91%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for Dean Foods Company stocks with recording -88.17% in metrics.

Dean Foods Company Insider Watch:

As far as the position of shares issued by Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) for the period concluded at the market close of 08/12/19, 92 institutional investors increased their positions in DF shares by 11,747,745, 93 decreased positions by 12,758,134 and 44 institutional investors decided to hold positions at 55,567,083. These numbers put the complete list of institutional holdings set at 80,072,962 shares, in accordance with filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock had another 24 institutional investments with 2,800,406 new shares in addition to having 42 institutional investors selling their positions in 4,224,961 shares.