Stifel Nicolaus reiterated their hold rating on shares of VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) in a report issued on Sunday, April 23rd. The firm currently has a $56.00 target price on the textile maker’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on VFC. Piper Jaffray Companies lowered shares of VF Corp from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and cut their price objective for the company from $58.00 to $56.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Canaccord Genuity downgraded VF Corp from a buy rating to a hold rating and lowered their target price for the company from $64.00 to $54.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 12th. TheStreet downgraded VF Corp from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 11th. Vetr downgraded VF Corp from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $58.67 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Finally, Forward View reiterated a sell rating on shares of VF Corp in a research report on Monday, January 23rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $56.44.

VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) opened at 54.00 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $54.87 and a 200 day moving average of $53.87. VF Corp has a 12 month low of $48.05 and a 12 month high of $65.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $22.25 billion, a PE ratio of 22.01 and a beta of 0.81.

VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th. The textile maker reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55. VF Corp had a net margin of 9.23% and a return on equity of 26.26%. The business had revenue of $2.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.73 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that VF Corp will post $2.92 earnings per share for the current year.

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The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.11%. VF Corp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 63.64%.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parallel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in VF Corp during the fourth quarter valued at $100,000. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in VF Corp during the first quarter valued at $121,000. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in VF Corp by 7.4% in the first quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 2,480 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 170 shares during the period. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC acquired a new stake in VF Corp during the first quarter valued at $141,000. Finally, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd acquired a new stake in VF Corp during the first quarter valued at $148,000.

VF Corp Company Profile

V.F. Corporation (VF) is engaged in the design, production, procurement, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The Company’s segments include Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear and Sportswear. Its Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition is a group of authentic outdoor and activity-based lifestyle brands.

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