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V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) closed the day trading at 36.43 down -1.96% from the previous closing price of $37.16. In other words, the price has decreased by $-0.73 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4611404 shares were traded. VFC reached its highest trading level at $37.07 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $36.39.

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Ratios:

For a better understanding of VFC, let’s look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 1.30. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.58 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.33.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Cowen on August 22, 2022, Downgraded its rating to Market Perform and sets its target price to $50 from $52 previously.

On April 05, 2022, Wells Fargo Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $75 to $58.

UBS reiterated its Neutral rating for the stock on January 31, 2022, while the target price for the stock was revised from $71 to $65.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Aug 26 when Carucci Richard bought 10,000 shares for $41.44 per share. The transaction valued at 414,420 led to the insider holds 115,528 shares of the business.

MCMULLEN W RODNEY bought 6,000 shares of VFC for $268,572 on Aug 03. The Director now owns 34,146 shares after completing the transaction at $44.76 per share. On Jun 14, another insider, Carucci Richard, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 10,000 shares for $45.39 each. As a result, the insider paid 453,858 and bolstered with 107,493 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, V.F.’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 14.24, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 10.69. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.63. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.21 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.21.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VFC has reached a high of $78.91, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $37.15. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 44.02, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 54.13.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, VFC traded about 3.20M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, VFC traded about 4.03M shares per day. A total of 387.56M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 367.22M. Insiders hold about 0.20% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 90.10% stake in the company. Shares short for VFC as of Jul 14, 2022 were 18.29M with a Short Ratio of 4.39, compared to 15.61M on Jun 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4.71% and a Short% of Float of 5.93%.

Dividends & Splits

VFC’s forward annual dividend rate is 2.00, up from 1.93 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 5.19%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 4.48%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.61. The current Payout Ratio is 77.30% for VFC, which recently paid a dividend on Sep 19, 2022 with an ex-dividend date of Sep 08, 2022. Stock splits for the company last occurred on May 22, 2019 when the company split stock in a 1062:1000 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

Current recommendations for the stock of the company come from 19 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.15 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $1.21 and a low estimate of $1.04, while EPS last year was $1.11. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.49, with high estimates of $1.61 and low estimates of $1.34.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.7 and $3 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $3.34. EPS for the following year is $3.77, with 21 analysts recommending between $4.22 and $3.47.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 21 analysts have provided revenue estimates for VFC’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $12.69B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $11.73B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $12.32B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $11.84B, up 4.00% from the average estimate. Based on 21 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $13.07B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $13.72B and the low estimate is $12B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 6.10% from the average revenue estimate for this year.