Analysts at Credit Suisse Kept their Past ‘”Underperform”’ rating on Shares Dean Foods (NYSE:DF), Set a $4 PT

November 9, 2018 - By Ronnie Lemelle

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.28, from 1.11 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Dean Foods Company shares while 58 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 77.08 million shares or 4.36% more from 73.86 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.

Advisory Serv Lc reported 4,149 shares. Ameriprise Fincl stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF). Principal Financial Grp holds 0.01% or 726,870 shares in its portfolio. Amp Cap Investors accumulated 14,539 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas owns 17,581 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Campbell Comm Invest Adviser Ltd Liability Company owns 15,426 shares. Invesco owns 661,213 shares. Piermont Capital Incorporated has invested 0.67% in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF). Clarivest Asset Management Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Fairpointe Cap Llc reported 286,500 shares. Secor Cap Ltd Partnership owns 36,080 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Sun Life stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF). Acadian Asset Ltd Liability reported 22,562 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Synovus holds 1,766 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Putnam Invs Limited Liability Corp owns 78,800 shares.

Since May 17, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 selling transactions for $156,637 activity.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) Rating Reaffirmed

Equities researchers at Credit Suisse now has a $4 price target on Dean Foods (NYSE:DF). Credit Suisse and their recent price target gives a potential downside of -33.00 % from the company’s previous stock close. The rating has been disclosed to clients in a research note on Thursday, 8 November.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Dean Foods (NYSE:DF), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Dean Foods has $9 highest and $6 lowest target. $7.50’s average target is 25.63% above currents $5.97 stock price. Dean Foods had 5 analyst reports since May 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 8 report. The rating was downgraded by Vertical Group on Tuesday, August 7 to “Hold”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, May 14. BMO Capital Markets maintained Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) on Wednesday, August 8 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight” on Friday, August 17.

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $5.97. About 5.49M shares traded or 216.51% up from the average. Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) has declined 33.39% since November 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.01% the S&P500.

Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. The company has market cap of $545.51 million. The firm makes, markets, and distributes various branded and private label dairy case products, such as fluid milk, ice creams, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mixes, and other dairy products; and juices, teas, bottled water, and other products. It has a 40.89 P/E ratio. 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.

More notable recent Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Dean Foods declares $0.03 dividend” on November 08, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “88 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” published on November 08, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “8 Biggest Price Target Changes For Thursday” on November 08, 2018. More interesting news about Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For November 8, 2018” published on November 08, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For November 7, 2018” with publication date: November 07, 2018.

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