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) pushed the Consumer Goods sector higher today making it today's featured consumer goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Dean Foods Company rose 36 cents (2.2%) to $16.42 on light volume. Throughout the day, two million shares of Dean Foods Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $16.02-$16.55 after having opened the day at $16.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.06. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that increased today were:
), up 22.1%,
), up 12.4%,
), up 9.6%, and
), up 9.3%.
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Dean Foods Company operates as a food and beverage company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Fresh Dairy Direct, WhiteWave-Alpro, and Morningstar. Dean Foods Company has a market cap of $3.02 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are two analysts that rate Dean Foods Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dean Foods Company as a
. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins.
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On the negative front,
), down 7.6%,
), down 6.5%,
), down 5.9%, and
), down 5.4%, were all laggards within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's consumer goods sector laggard.
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) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider
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