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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC)?

The company in question is, V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) currently with a stock price of 56.58 (0.75% today). The market cap for V.F. Corporation is 23482.4, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Textile – Apparel Clothing industry. The target price for V.F. Corporation is 67.33. Currently V.F. Corporation is trading with a P/E of 20.6, and a forward P/E of 15.83. Average volume for V.F. Corporation is 2472.45 and so far today it is 2871900.

Performance in the last year for V.F. Corporation has been -17.97%. For EPS growth, V.F. Corporation has seen a growth of 19.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.83%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.10% over the last five years and could be 9.18% for the next five years. V.F. Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -10.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -8.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.17%.

Since the IPO date for V.F. Corporation on the 7/1/1985, V.F. Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -7.48%. With V.F. Corporation trading at 56.58, the dividend yield is 2.62%, and the EPS is 2.75.

So could V.F. Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.6. The PEG is 2.24, P/S is 1.92 and the P/B is at 5.07. The P/cash is 34.72, with P/free cash flow at 18.26.

V.F. Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.3, and total debt/equity at 0.6.

In terms of margins, V.F. Corporation has a gross margin of 48.10%, an operating margin of 12.90% and a profit margin of 8.90%.Payout ratio for V.F. Corporation is 55.80%. Return on assets come to 10.90% with return on investment coming to 18.10%.

Insider ownership for V.F. Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 86.40%. Outstanding shares are at 415.03. While shares float is 411.81. The float short is currently 2.80%, and short ratio is 4.66.

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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