) pushed the Food & Beverage industry lower today making it today's featured Food & Beverage loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4%. By the end of trading, Dean Foods Company fell 10 cents (-0.7%) to $14.97 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3.8 million shares of Dean Foods Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $14.79-$15.20 after having opened the day at $15.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.07. Other company's within the Food & Beverage industry that declined today were:
), down 8.4%,
), down 3.2%,
), down 3.1%, and
), down 2.9%.
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 $2.7 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 34.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are five analysts that rate Dean Foods Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and five rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dean Foods Company as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
), up 6.3%,
), up 5.8%,
), up 5.7%, and
), up 5.2%, were all gainers within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's featured food & beverage industry winner.
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