Dean Foods Company ( http://www.deanfoods.com/ ) ( NYSE: DF) together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and beverage company in the United States. It was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
As of August 17, 2010, it had a 52 week stock price range of $9.38 – 19.76. As of December 31, 2009, it had a net income of $240,308,000. It had long term debt of $3,980,627,000 and net tangible assets of $2,754,147,000.
Dean Foods Company has consolidated its natural and organic products into Whitewave Foods, a wholly owned subsidiary, which is based in Broomfield, Colorado. The company supports organic farming. Since 2003, it has purchased 207,000 megawatts of wind energy. The company also has many other green operations, such as shipping products to customers from the nearest location possible and reducing material use in packaging.
Dean Foods Company is a Partial Green Business. It is slightly overvalued, because the entire operation is not conformable to the Whitewave Foods subsidiary. If the company adopts the Whitewave Foods model across its entire business, then it will improve the value of the company.
Dean Foods Company website
Whitewave Foods website