Dean Foods Company (DF) - NYSE
  • Aug. 14, 2014, 4:58 PM
    • Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) declares $0.07/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 1.77%
    • Payable Sept. 4; for shareholders of record Aug. 25; ex-div Aug. 21.
    | Aug. 14, 2014, 4:58 PM
  • Aug. 12, 2014, 7:48 AM
    • Credit Suisse upgrades Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) to an Outperform rating from Neutral on a valuation call.
    • The investment firm thinks the negative outlook on the dairy commodity market is already priced into Dean Foods at current levels.
    • Yesterday on Dean Foods: Q2 earnings, conference call
    • DF +0.7% premarket
    | Aug. 12, 2014, 7:48 AM
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 3:41 PM
    • Execs with Dean Foods (DF -3.9%) made it perfectly clear during the firm's earnings call that the company doesn't have an easy way to recoup spiraling raw cost milk costs.
    • CFO Chris Bellairs talked about the "thin margin" of error the business operates under where a penny per gallon cost hike translates to $1.5M worth of operating income.
    • Bellairs is "confident" that Dean Foods will hits its Q3 guidance after the range was stretched out a bit.
    • Earnings call transcript
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 3:41 PM
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 9:16 AM
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 9:16 AM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 8:22 AM
    • Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) reports a slide in profit in Q2 amid what it calls the "most difficult" operating environment in the company's history.
    • Though Dean Foods picked up 20 bps of market share to 35.9%, overall milk volume was down.
    • Due to the tough outlook on the dairy commodity market, Dean Foods lowers Q3 EPS guidance dramatically to -$0.05 to -$0.15 vs. $0.26 consensus.
    • DF is getting punished in premarket trading, down 9.9%.
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 8:22 AM
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 8:01 AM
    • Dean Foods (NYSE:DF): Q2 EPS of -$0.14 misses by $0.08.
    • Revenue of $2.39B (+7.2% Y/Y) beats by $70M.
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 8:01 AM
  • Aug. 10, 2014, 5:30 PM
    | Aug. 10, 2014, 5:30 PM | 9 Comments
  • Jul. 11, 2014, 5:35 PM
    | Jul. 11, 2014, 5:35 PM | 3 Comments
  • Jun. 23, 2014, 6:15 PM
    • The WSJ reports criminal authorities have subpoenaed Dean Foods (DF) over an insider trading probe that covers Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson, and sports bettor William T. Walters.
    • Investigators are reportedly probing whether Walters provided tips related to Dean Foods to Mickelson. They're also probing whether Icahn tipped Walters about planned trading in Clorox.
    • Both the FBI and SEC are said to be involved.
    • DF -7.4% AH.
    | Jun. 23, 2014, 6:15 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jun. 12, 2014, 1:36 PM
    • ISI Group reiterates a Buy rating on Dean Foods (DF +2.9%).
    • The investment firm raises its price target on the food stock to $22 from $18.
    • Though shares of Dean Foods are up over 18% over the last month, the raised M&A profile of the food sector is allowing for valuation to get stretched out.
    | Jun. 12, 2014, 1:36 PM
  • May 31, 2014, 12:02 AM
    • The FBI and SEC are pursuing a major insider trading probe involving investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters, according to multiple reports.
    • Investigators reportedly are examining whether Icahn (IEP) passed non-public tips on investments he was planning to make to Walters, and whether Walters then tipped Mickelson.
    • The government investigation is said to have begun after Icahn accumulated a 9% stake in Clorox (CLX) in Feb. 2011; Icahn made a $10.2B bid for CLX in July, and large, risky trades made in CLX options in the days before the bid sparked rumors that word had leaked.
    • Authorities also are looking into trades Mickelson and Walters made related to Dean Foods (DF).
    | May 31, 2014, 12:02 AM | 45 Comments
  • May 29, 2014, 10:03 AM
    • Shares of WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +4.6%), Dean Foods (DF +1.3%), and Sanderson Farms (SAFM +2.7%) are higher after Tyson Foods tops the bid of Pilgrim's Pride for Hillshire Brands.
    • Though consolidation in the food sector is expected to pick up, some analysts warn the takeover premium in select stocks is getting played out.
    | May 29, 2014, 10:03 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 23, 2014, 11:05 AM
    • Wells Fargo analyst John Baumgartner forecasts a continued drop in milk prices after seeing Class I milk peak earlier in the month.
    • The news could be a relief for a number of companies (DF, WWAV, SJM, DF, NSRGY, LWAY, DNKN, MCD, SBUX, GIS, HSY, MJN, ADY) which have faced margin pressure over the escalated cost of wholesale milk products.
    • Milk price chart
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    | May 23, 2014, 11:05 AM | 5 Comments
  • May 15, 2014, 6:33 PM
    • Dean Foods Company (DF) declares $0.07/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 1.83%
    • Payable June 5; for shareholders of record May 27; ex-div May 22.
    | May 15, 2014, 6:33 PM
  • May 8, 2014, 10:12 AM
    • Dean Foods (DF -4.8%) trades weak after missing profit estimates with its Q1 report and updating guidance.
    • Higher raw milk prices cut into the company's profitability during the period.
    | May 8, 2014, 10:12 AM
  • May 8, 2014, 8:03 AM
    • Dean Foods (DF): Q1 EPS of -$0.05 misses by $0.06.
    • Revenue of $2.34B (+2.2% Y/Y) beats by $70M.
    • Shares -7.1% PM.
    | May 8, 2014, 8:03 AM
Company Description
Dean Foods Co. operates as a food and beverage company that is engaged in processing and distribution of milk and other fluid dairy products in the United States. It manufacture, market and distribute a wide variety of branded and private label dairy case products, including fluid milk, ice... More
Industry: Dairy Products
Country: United States