Dean Foods Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

DF -- USA Stock  

USD 10.48  0.08  0.77%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Dean Foods Company is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Dean Foods buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding DF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Dean Foods available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from DF buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Dean Foods Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Analyst Consensus

For the selected time horizon Dean Foods Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0764, jensen alpha of 0.1097, total risk alpha of 0.20, sortino ratio of 0.0103 and treynor ratio of 0.4472
This buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Dean Foods and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Dean Foods is not overpriced, please confirm all Dean Foods fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Net Income and the relationship between Shares Owned by Insiders and Revenue . Given that Dean Foods has Price to Earning of 13.74 times, we urge you verify Dean Foods Company market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.17Value At Risk2.18
Potential Upside2.76Standard Deviation1.48
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Dean Foods Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.37
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0108

Dean Foods Volatility Alert

Dean Foods Company has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.05 and kurtosis of -0.45. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Dean Foods Company to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Dean Foods Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsDean FoodsPeer Average
Return On Equity9.14 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset3.71 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.91 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin4.05 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.88 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding91.35 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders11.21 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions87.12 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.39 M3.24 M
Price to Earning13.74 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.51 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.13 times17.81 times
Revenue7.78 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.82 B21.75 B
EBITDA314.94 M1.41 B
Net Income56.92 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents28.12 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.31 times5.17 times
Total Debt907.2 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity139.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.60 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share7.12 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations62.05 M1.25 B
Short Ratio11.85 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.78 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.88 times1.22 times
Number of Employees16 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization980.13 M29.78 B
Total Asset2.52 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings45.65 M38.24 B
Working Capital315.67 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.08 B36.8 B
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Dean Foods Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Dean Foods has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
Over 87.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Dean Foods exotic insider transaction detected
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