Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) went up by 7.17% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $8.93 and move down -989.02%, while DF stocks collected -23.46% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Worth an Investment?

Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) The 36 Months beta value for DF stocks is at 0.66, while 0 of the analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Dean Foods Company stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 5 rated it as hold and 3 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $1.43 which is $0.61 above current price. DF currently has a short float of 34.56% and public float of 80.98M with average trading volume of 2.90M shares.

DF Market Performance

DF stocks went down by -23.46% for the week, with the monthly drop of -22.74% and a quarterly performance of -48.81%, while its annual performance rate touched -90.52%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -32.85% for DF stocks with the simple moving average of -73.43% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DF stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for DF shares by setting it to “Hold”. The predicted price for DF socks in the upcoming period according to Jefferies is $42 based on the research report published on November 8, 2018.

JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DF stock at the price of $42. The rating they have provided for DF stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on August 17, 2018.

Goldman gave “ Sell” rating to DF stocks, setting the target price at $8 in the report published on April 16, 2018.

DF Stocks -26.53% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought DF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Dean Foods Company was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -90.83% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 14.57%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 15.86%, while the shares sank at the distance of -30.00% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -32.87% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, DF went down by -23.46%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -89.51% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $1.20. In addition, Dean Foods Company saw -78.50% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

DF Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at -0.56 for the present operating margin and +21.08 for gross margin. The net margin for Dean Foods Company stands at -4.28. Total capital return value is set at -3.13, while invested capital returns managed to touch -23.90. Equity return holds the value -126.50%, with -17.90% for asset returns.

Based on Dean Foods Company (DF), the company’s capital structure generated 299.16 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 74.95. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 42.78 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 298.78 and long-term debt to capital is 74.85.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.13 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.73. The receivables turnover for Dean Foods Company is 12.20 with the total asset turnover at the value of 3.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.30.