Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Dean Foods Company (DF) Stock
One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Dean Foods CompanyDF . This is because this security in the Food-Dairy Products space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Food-Dairy Products space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 33 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.
Meanwhile, Dean Foods Company is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm's prospects in both the short and long term.
In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates has increased from 3Array cents per share to 37 cents per share, while current year estimates have increased from $Array.22 per share to $Array.32 per share. This has helped DF to earn a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), further underscoring the company's solid position.
So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider Dean Foods Company. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.
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