) pushed the Food & Beverage industry higher today making it today's featured food & beverage winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Dean Foods Company rose 8 cents (0.7%) to $12.37 on average volume. Throughout the day, 4.3 million shares of Dean Foods Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $12.17-$12.42 after having opened the day at $12.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.29. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that increased today were:
), up 19.7%,
), up 9%,
), up 4.9%, and
), up 4.7%.
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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 $2.26 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 9.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are three 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
. 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 negative front,
), down 16.8%,
), down 6.3%,
), down 5.3%, and
), down 4.7%, were all laggards within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's food & beverage industry laggard.
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