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Dean Foods Company (DF)

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  • Nov. 8, 2012, 9:10 AM
    Premarket gainers: DUSA +38%. MTSL +28%. USAT +15%. WLL +11%. ITMN +11%. SD +9%. QCOM +9%. THQI +8%. EZCH +7%. ALU +6%. MWW +7%. TTM +6%. DF +5%.
    Losers: CPRX -56%. BCRX -34%. PANL -25%. SVNT -19%. SGEN -11%. MNST -10%. CNQR -9%. TNK -9%. NBG -8%. PSTI -8%. MAKO -7%. WINI -6%. AUI -5%.
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  • Nov. 8, 2012, 7:38 AM
    More on Dean Foods (DF) Q3: The company beat profit estimates even after passing through lower commodity costs at Fresh Dairy Direct and Morningstar. Full year 2012 guidance is lifted to $1.27-$1.32 even after higher commodity prices are factored in. (PR)
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  • Nov. 8, 2012, 7:15 AM
    Dean Foods (DF): Q3 EPS of $0.33 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $3.14B (+8.8% Y/Y) in-line. (PR)
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  • Nov. 8, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: AAP, AINV, AMRC, APU, BCRX, CNQ, DF, DUK, EBIX, ES, EZCH, FE, FSYS, GTXI, HK, KIOR, KSS, MFC, MWW, NOG, PGNX, PMT, POZN, PPL, SMBL, SNSS, SVNT, THI, TNK, VMC, WEN, WIN
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  • Nov. 7, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: AAP, AINV, AMRC, APU, BCRX, CNQ, DF, DUK, EBIX, ES, EZCH, FE, FSYS, GTXI, HK, KIOR, KSS, MFC, MWW, NOG, PGNX, PMT, POZN, PPL, SMBL, SNSS, SVNT, THI, TNK, VMC, WEN, WIN
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  • Oct. 31, 2012, 10:45 AM
    Dean Foods (DF +1.1%) catches an upgrade from Stephens to Overweight from Equal Weight with an improved price target of $20. SA author Hype Zero had the same take two days ago on a sum-of-the-parts free cash flow valuation.
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  • Oct. 26, 2012, 10:36 AM
    WhiteWave Foods (WWAVdebuts on the NYSE in grand style, trading hands at just under $18 a pop after pricing its IPO in the $17 range. Dean Foods (DF) still holds a large majority of the shares of the dairy company which makes a downgrade from Stifel Nicolaus on DF to Hold (due to the IPO) a tad curious.
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  • Oct. 18, 2012, 11:17 AM
    The IPO of WhiteWave (DF +6%) could be a bit more scrumptious for investors than anticipated based on information flowing out of the company' 8-K. If growth levers adjust according to schedule, a forward price-earnings ratio of 11-13 could be in play for a company in the heart of a growing sector of the food industry.
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  • Oct. 17, 2012, 12:45 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: CYMI +51%. SIFY +27%. MTG +22%. IGLD +21%. BCOM +21%. TSRI +20%. REDF +14%. BMI +14%. URI +14%. DF +13.
    Top 10 Losers: FTNT -20%. APOL -19%. DSTI -14%. CHKP -12%. INVE -11%. OSG -11%. FIRE -10%. STLY -8%. MARK -8%. TXT -7%.
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  • Oct. 17, 2012, 10:49 AM
    More on Dean Foods' (DF +13.4%) WhiteWave-Alpro IPO: The company says its expects the 20M shares of WhiteWave-Alpro to price in a range of $14 to $16. The seller of dairy products will list on the NYSE under the symbol WWAV. (8-K)
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  • Oct. 17, 2012, 10:46 AM
    Shares of Dean Foods (DF +13.2%) spike higher after the company files (8-K) preliminary results for its WhiteWave-Alpro segment, poised for an IPO. In the latest quarter, the unit saw revenue jump 13% to $598M.
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  • Oct. 2, 2012, 7:10 AM
    A report ordered by Congress formally concludes that the FDA should limit the amount of salt in restaurants and package foods to lower the risk of heart disease. Sources indicate that the report is the jumpstart legislators need in order to initiate a comprehensive phase-down of the use of salt in the $600B food industry.
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  • Sep. 27, 2012, 7:12 AM
    Dean Foods (DF) catches an upgrade from BMO Capital to Outperform in the wake of a decision to look for a buyer for its dairy unit. Shares broke higher in late trading yesterday after coming off of a trading halt to end up 5.5% for the day. The bigger issue: After peeling off its smallest unit, will Dean Foods take the next step to split Fresh Dairy Direct and WhiteWave-Alpro into two separate companies.
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  • Sep. 26, 2012, 1:40 PM
    Dean Foods (DF) will seek a buyer for its Morningstar dairy unit in a deal that could fetch over a billion dollars for the company, according to report from Reuters. Shares spiked 4% higher after the news leaked before being halted.
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  • Sep. 26, 2012, 1:35 PM
    Shares of Dean Foods (DF +4%) are halted with news pending.
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  • Aug. 22, 2012, 7:28 AM
    A plan by Dean Foods (DF) to take its its WhiteWave-Alpro Foods unit public by the end of the year with an IPO has investors buzzing. Shares of Dean foods are up over 32% since the announcement, with analysts setting lofty estimates for the WhiteWave unit and the parent company after value is unlocked.
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Company Description
Dean Foods Co process and distribute fluid milk and other dairy products, including ice cream, ice cream mix and cultured products. It also produces and distributes TruMoo, a reformulated flavored milk, as well as juices, teas, and bottled water.
Industry: Dairy Products
Country: United States