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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: V.F. Corporation, VFC

V.F. Corporation, VFC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Textile – Apparel Clothing in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, V.F. Corporation, VFC  has a market cap of 24839.38. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, V.F. Corporation, VFC performance year to date is -4.38%. Today V.F. Corporation, VFC has gained -1.95%, with a current price of 58.48.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 55.80%. Return of assets are at 10.90%, with return on investment at 18.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, V.F. Corporation, VFC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.3. While Total debt/equity is 0.6. With a profit margin of 8.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.10%, and operating margin of 12.90%. V.F. Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year V.F. Corporation, VFC has seen a EPS growth of 19.80%. A performance for the year of -15.03%. The 52-week high is -18.88%, and the 52-week low is 14.01%. The average volume for V.F. Corporation, VFC is 2700300.

With a target price of 68.97, can V.F. Corporation, VFC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of V.F. Corporation, VFC. V.F. Corporation has a P/E of 21.3 and a forward P/E of 16.3. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.04. V.F. Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.03 and 5.24 respectively. For P/cash, V.F. Corporation has a value of 36.73, while it is 19.32 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 58.48, V.F. Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.53%. We see a return on equity of 21.40%.

Looking more long-term V.F. Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.45%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.13% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 19.80% for this year and for the last five years a 17.10% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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