In the past 52-week period, shares of Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) have moved within the range of $9.61 to $22.31. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $9.75, which is 56.3% higher than its 52-week high.
Dean Foods Company (DF) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -6.86%, and a 50-day SMA of -9.44%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $895.44 million.
Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income
Understanding Wall Street analyst’s enthusiasm for a particular stock is crucial when considering entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Dean Foods Company (DF) is Hold.
When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, Dean Foods Company (DF) delivered a 0.85% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.93 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $1.94 billion.
Meanwhile, during the same quarter Dean Foods Company (DF) delivered a 31.48% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.21 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.31 per share.
Ownership at Dean Foods Company (DF), According to Most Recent SEC Filings
A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. Dean Foods Company (DF) has 0.09 billion shares outstanding currently, 104.31% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $0.92 billion.
Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Dean Foods Company (DF), there were 29 new positions totaling 1,955,487 shares of the company’s stock. There were 33 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,977,438 shares.
Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators
Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. Dean Foods Company (DF) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,190,370 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.
The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,445,724 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,833,901 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.