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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
DF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. DF: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.23
DF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. DF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.23
-0.02
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.14
DF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. DF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.79 Max: 5.88
Current: 0.14
0.14
5.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.08
M-Score: -3.62
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.05
DF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. DF: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.76  Med: 5.56 Max: 8.34
Current: 0.05
-16.76
8.34
Net-margin (%) -0.66
DF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. DF: -0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.53  Med: 2.06 Max: 9.02
Current: -0.66
-13.53
9.02
ROE (%) -9.39
DF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. DF: -9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -225.71  Med: 14.12 Max: 151.78
Current: -9.39
-225.71
151.78
ROA (%) -2.16
DF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. DF: -2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.98  Med: 3.23 Max: 19.13
Current: -2.16
-22.98
19.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.57
DF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. DF: -2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -73.44  Med: 25.77 Max: 40.71
Current: -2.57
-73.44
40.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
DF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. DF: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.5  Med: 6.40 Max: 37.6
Current: -7.3
-10.5
37.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -76.90
DF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DF: -76.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -76.9  Med: 4.40 Max: 65.6
Current: -76.9
-76.9
65.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

DF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 365,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 14,215 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,054,560 sh (+14.89%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 180,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q4 2014

DF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,073,634 sh (+1.81%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 13,825 sh (-2.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 175,470 sh (-51.93%)
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Q1 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,073,634 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 12,825 sh (-7.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,600 sh (-85.98%)
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Q2 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 2,094,936 sh (New)
Jim Simons 404,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 61,265 sh (+149.04%)
Mario Gabelli 13,775 sh (+7.41%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 15.55
DF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. DF: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.67
DF's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. DF: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.75 Max: 180.7
Current: 2.67
0.48
180.7
P/S 0.18
DF's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. DF: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.18
0.06
0.32
PFCF 6.13
DF's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. DF: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.56  Med: 6.58 Max: 480.75
Current: 6.13
2.56
480.75
POCF 3.89
DF's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. DF: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 3.68 Max: 11.8
Current: 3.89
1.32
11.8
Current Ratio 1.48
DF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. DF: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.24 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.48
0.8
1.89
Quick Ratio 1.14
DF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. DF: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.14
0.58
1.54
Days Inventory 13.56
DF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. DF: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12  Med: 17.32 Max: 24.44
Current: 13.56
12
24.44
Days Sales Outstanding 25.37
DF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. DF: 25.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.15  Med: 29.44 Max: 49.7
Current: 25.37
11.15
49.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.69
DF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. DF: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.69
0.4
1.8
Dividend Payout 0.04
DF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. DF: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.31 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.04
0.13
2.31
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.69
DF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. DF: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.69
0.4
1.8
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
DF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. DF: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
DF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1  Med: -5.50 Max: -24
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.31
DF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. DF: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 5.18 Max: 11.66
Current: 4.31
4.19
11.66
Price/Projected FCF 1.08
DF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. DF: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.08
0.21
1.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
DF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. DF: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.14 Max: 4.16
Current: 1.04
0.11
4.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.73
DF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DF: -1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.75  Med: 9.00 Max: 12.2
Current: -1.73
-1.75
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.20
DF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. DF: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 17.40 Max: 43.9
Current: 9.2
3.7
43.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 8,188 8,143
EPS($) 1.03 1.08
EPS without NRI($) 1.03 1.08

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Dean Foods Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1994. The Company processes and distributes milk, other fluid dairy products, and plant-based beverages in the United States, North America as well as Europe. Its business is segmented into two - 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 include 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. WhiteWave manufactures, markets and sells plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and premium dairy products throughout North America and Europe. Its products are sold under various brands, including Silk plant-based beverages, International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages and Horizon Organic premium dairy products in North America, as well as Alpro and Provamel plant-based foods and beverages in Europe. Its customers including grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, and health food stores, as well as through various away-from-home channels, including restaurants and foodservice outlets. The products are primarily sold through its direct sales force and independent brokers.
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