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Dean Foods Company (DF) Cut to Neutral at JP Morgan Chase & Co

12 August 2017

Dynamic Management Ltd invested in 96,702 shares or 0.23% of the stock.

According to Dean Foods Company (DF) most recent 13F filing, the company has 33 new institutional holders - accounting for 6.69 million shares of its common stock. Rothschild Inv Corp Il owns 0.35% invested in Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) for 133,105 shares. Jane Street Group has an ownership of 10,321 company stock worth at $203,000 after scooping up an extra 621 shares through out the quarter. IFP Advisors Inc raised its stake in shares of Dean Foods by 205.0% in the first quarter.

Dean Foods Company (DF) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 08 BMO, whereas, 11 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.33. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in ConAgra Foods by 2,749.9% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Dean Foods by 0.8% in the first quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. now owns 14,684 shares of the company's stock worth $289,000 after buying an additional 2,509 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hancock Holding Co. boosted its position in ConAgra Foods by 0.3% in the first quarter. Sfmg LLC now owns 12,754 shares of the company's stock valued at $514,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) 52-week high price stands at $22.31 and low price stands at $11.80, its price distance from 52-week high is -48.9% while its distance from 52-week low price is -3.39%. Also, Director Stephen G. Butler sold 5,848 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd.

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The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has a market cap of $3.79 billion and over the last 12 months, WEN has risen by 55.15%. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 0.85%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 0.53% and above its 200 day moving average with value 1.62%.

ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 29th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.94 billion. Dean Foods had a net margin of 0.70% and a return on equity of 16.63%.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of -36.8% whereas during current quarter it has -37.8% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of -47.8% during current year and 3.7% for next year. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $0.73 and $0.90. Equities analysts expect that Dean Foods will post $0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be paid a $0.09 dividend. The dividend payment was $0.090 per share for the quarter which is $0.36 annualized. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. ConAgra Foods's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 57.82%.

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Shares of Dean Foods (NYSE DF) traded up 4.35% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.24. These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $6.56 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.74, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.35, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 32.96. Finally, BidaskClub lowered ConAgra Foods from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. "(CAG) Shares Sold by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System" was originally published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are reading this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of global trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/08/12/dean-foods-company-nysedf-upgraded-at-zacks-investment-research-updated-updated-updated.html.

Several research analysts have recently commented on CAG shares.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) had its price target decreased by Jefferies Group LLC from $20.00 to $16.00 in a research note released on Thursday. TheStreet lowered Dean Foods from a b rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. The value of the total investment in Dean Foods Company went from $4,839,000 to $4,234,000 a change of $605,000 for the reporting period. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, May 26 report. Of those analysts, 4 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 1 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell. Acadian Asset Lc invested in 2.95M shares. Following the sale, the director now owns 89,260 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,965,217.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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Dean Foods Company (DF) Cut to Neutral at JP Morgan Chase & Co