02/23/2016 - Dean Foods Company was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at BB&T Capital Markets. (NYSE:CAG) by 1.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 2,729 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $110,000.
The following firms have also recently changed their position in DF. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 25,980 shares of the company's stock valued at $511,000 after buying an additional 2,520 shares during the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division raised its position in ConAgra Foods by 0.8% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc owns 240,283 shares worth $4,085,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its position in ConAgra Foods by 78,778.6% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC added to its ownership by buying 879,800 shares an increase of 51.2% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Sigma Planning Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Dean Foods during the first quarter worth about $207,000. FMR LLC now owns 2,998,781 shares of the company's stock worth $50,979,000 after buying an additional 1,079,205 shares during the period. 6781026 shares were traded during the last session.
Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company. Dean Foods has $2400 highest and $1200 lowest target. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.07 and a beta of 0.54.
Company chares are trading at $12.24 impressively lower than the 50 day moving average of $15.53 and which is much lower than the 200 day moving average of $18.17.
ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) last released its earnings results on Thursday, June 29th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.37. The firm had revenue of $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.94 billion. Menta Cap Lc has 0.2% invested in Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) for 109,738 shares. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $0.73 and $0.90. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability Co invested in 858,179 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.24 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $0.85.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 21st will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This is an increase from ConAgra Foods's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $0.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. ConAgra Foods's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 57.82%.
Dean Foods Company (DF) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 15.12 while the company's industry has 21.94 P/E and the sector P/E is 40.59. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases. "(NYSE:CAG) Position Held by Compass Capital Management Inc." was first posted by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. If you are reading this article on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark laws. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/08/11/compass-capital-management-inc-holds-stake-in-conagra-foods-inc-nysecag-updated.html.
Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of ConAgra Foods from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.
The average 1-year price target for Dean Foods Company (DF) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $18.5/share. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" recommendation and given a $13.00 target price (down prior from $17.00) on stocks of Dean Foods in a note on Thurs. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dean Foods from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th.
On August 8 the stock rating was downgraded from "Overweight" to "Equal-Weight" in a statement from Stephens & Co. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 1 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:WEN) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 12.28 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.57, Consequently Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.54%, 2.76% respectively. (PFE) stock showed the move of 0.51% with the closing price of $33.45. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $10.00, which would be decrease of about -15% of its current value.