Brokerage Firm Rating on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) : The consensus on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) based on 21 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.57, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 5 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 15 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV).

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) : Currently there are 17 street experts covering Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $60 and $42 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $53.88. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $5.06.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV): The stock opened at $55.54 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $55.54 for the day. The stock traded down to $55.25 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $55.28 with a loss of -0.32% for the day. The stock had closed at $55.46 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 3,621,978 shares.

In a related news, Engles Gregg L, director officer (Chairman and CEO) of Whitewave Foods Co, unloaded 25,000 shares at an average price of $40.22 on March 3, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $1,005,500, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

The WhiteWave Foods Company is a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, dairy products and organic produce across North America and Europe. Its segments include Americas Foods & Beverages, Americas Fresh Foods and Europe Foods & Beverages. It is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of plant-based beverages in China. In North America, it distributes the brands, including Silk and So Delicious plant-based foods and beverages; International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages; Horizon Organic dairy products, and Earthbound Farm organic salads, fruits and vegetables. Its plant-based foods and beverages brands in Europe include Alpro and Provamel. It sells its plant-based beverages in China under the Silk ZhiPuMoFang brand. In addition, it also offers the Vega brand, which includes plant-based nutrition products.

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