Media coverage about Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dean Foods earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0516489129377 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Dean Foods (DF) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday (americanbankingnews.com)
- WORLD NEWS Costa Rica election, PrEP news, HIV outbreak (windycitymediagroup.com)
- The Trump administration’s plan for revamping food stamps (hotair.com)
- Dean Foods (DF) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Dean Foods (NYSE DF) opened at $9.84 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $905.25, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.61, a P/E/G ratio of 0.88 and a beta of 0.39. Dean Foods has a 1-year low of $9.01 and a 1-year high of $20.10.
Several analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Dean Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. ValuEngine cut Dean Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. 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 on the stock 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 on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Dean Foods presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.05.
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.
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