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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 26274.9. Since its IPO date on the 07/01/1985, V.F. Corporation, VFC performance year to date is 1.24%. Today V.F. Corporation, VFC has gained -2.65%, with a current price of 60.65.

Ownership of the company is 0.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 48.70%. Return of assets are at 12.00%, 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 0.29. While Total debt/equity is 0.52. With a profit margin of 9.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.20%, and operating margin of 12.90%. V.F. Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, 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 -11.64%. The 52-week high is -19.91%, and the 52-week low is 17.51%. The average volume for V.F. Corporation, VFC is 1366176.

With a target price of 69.67, 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 22.23 and a forward P/E of 17.05. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.54. V.F. Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.12 and 5.37 respectively. For P/cash, V.F. Corporation has a value of 44.85, while it is 46.99 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 60.65, V.F. Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.38%. We see a return on equity of 23.40%.

Looking more long-term V.F. Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.74%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.02% 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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