Dean Foods Co. (DF) processes and distributes milk, other fluid dairy products, and plant-based beverages in the United States, North America as well as Europe. Its business has two segments: Fresh Dairy Direct and The WhiteWave Foods Company. Fresh Dairy Direct processes and distributes fluid milk and other dairy products in the United States. Its product portfolio includes milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products that sold under more than 50 familiar local and regional brands and an array of private labels. It also produces and distributes Tru Mo flavored milk. It currently operates 79 manufacturing facilities in 32 states.
The price of the stock has dropped today by more than 4% following news about its second-quarter results and the sudden departure of its chairman. Continue Reading »