Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.26 per share for the quarter.

Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20. Dean Foods had a return on equity of 14.04% and a net margin of 0.53%. The company had revenue of $1.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.97 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.37 EPS. Dean Foods’s quarterly revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Dean Foods to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Dean Foods (NYSE DF) opened at $9.33 on Wednesday. Dean Foods has a 52-week low of $9.01 and a 52-week high of $20.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $849.70, a P/E ratio of 27.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 0.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.93.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Vertical Group upgraded Dean Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dean Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, January 18th. ValuEngine downgraded Dean Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Jefferies Group set a $16.00 price target on Dean Foods and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on Dean Foods from $10.00 to $8.50 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Dean Foods presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.05.

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Dean Foods Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for Dean Foods (NYSE:DF)

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