Shares of the Dallas-based Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) lifted in after-hours trading on Tuesday following the corporation report that its profit in the second-quarter boosted and it lifted its guidance for full-year. The company also declared the initial public offering of one of its subsidiaries.
Dean Foods announced that it made $56.2 million or 30 cents a share in earnings during the three months period that finished June 30. That’s evaluated against a loss of $50.5 million or 28 cents a share in the similar period previous year. The food maker made 36 cents a share after adjusting for special items.
The company reported that revenue tumbled to $3.13 billion from $3.30 billion due to lower pricing. FactSet analyst’s survey recently anticipated 31 cents a share on an adjusted basis with $3.22 billion of revenue.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY) increased +0.19% to settle at $10.57, Tofutti Brands Inc. (NYSEAMEX:TOF) moved down -1.43% to end at $1.38 while ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) jumped +0.65% to finish on Tuesday at $24.70.
Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) on Aug 07, 2012 increased +1.64% to the closing price of $12.42. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.85 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $7.83-$17.25. The total market capitalization remained $2.29 billion.
DF is ahead its 52 week low with +58.62% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -28.00%. DF last month stock price volatility remained 3.91%. In its share capital DF has 184.50 million outstanding shares among them 174.74 million shares have been floated in market exchange. DF stock institutional ownership remained 83.39% while insider ownership included 2.54%.
The stock price of DF is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -4.21% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -16.56%. DF current year earnings per share experienced a downfall of -1920.99% while its current quarter performance remained -2.36%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.70. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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