Dean Foods Company (DF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: October 2013

Publisher: GlobalData

Product ref: 186841

Pages: 30

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Price: $ 125.00

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Dean Foods Company (DF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Dean Foods Company (Dean Foods) is a food and beverage company. It carries out processing and distribution of milk, other fluid dairy products, and plant-based beverages. The product portfolio includes milk, teas, creamers, beverages, fruit juice, fruit-flavored drinks, iced tea, butter, cheese, eggs, milkshakes, soy and extended shelf life fluids. The company operates through two business segments: Fresh Dairy Direct and WhiteWave. Its Fresh Dairy Direct processes and distributes milk and other dairy products under more than 50 familiar local and regional brands.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Table of contents

Section 1 - About the Company
Dean Foods Company - Key Facts
Dean Foods Company - Key Employees
Dean Foods Company - Key Employee Biographies
Dean Foods Company - Major Products and Services
Dean Foods Company - History
Dean Foods Company - Company Statement
Dean Foods Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Dean Foods Company - Business Description
Dean Foods Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Dean Foods Company - Strengths
Strength - Product and Brand Portfolio
Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities
Dean Foods Company - Weaknesses
Weakness - Overdependence on Few Customers
Dean Foods Company - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: US Restaurant Industry
Opportunity - Growth in Organic Foods
Opportunity - Launch of New Products
Dean Foods Company - Threats
Threat - Rising Manpower Costs
Threat - Regulatory Environment
Threat - Intense Competition
Dean Foods Company - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Dean Foods Company, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us

List of Tables

Dean Foods Company, Key Facts
Dean Foods Company, Key Employees
Dean Foods Company, Key Employee Biographies
Dean Foods Company, Major Products and Services
Dean Foods Company, History
Dean Foods Company, Subsidiaries
Dean Foods Company, Key Competitors
Dean Foods Company, Ratios based on current share price
Dean Foods Company, Annual Ratios
Dean Foods Company, Interim Ratios
Dean Foods Company, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Dean Foods Company, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Dean Foods Company, Ratio Charts

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