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Is V.F. Corporation(NYSE: VFC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985. V.F. Corporation is in the Textile – Apparel Clothing industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for V.F. Corporation, is 2478.47, and so far today it has a volume of 840821. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 3.68%.

To help you determine whether V.F. Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 22.77 and forward P/E is 17.47. PEG perhaps more useful shows that V.F. Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.61. P/S ratio is 2.17 and the P/B ratio is 5.5. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 45.91 and 48.09 respectively.

At the current price V.F. Corporation is trading at, 64.38 (0.91% today), V.F. Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.32%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 48.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.8, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.96% after growing 19.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -7.20%, and 0.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 421.51, and the number of shares float is 414.09. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 84.60%. The float short is 3.35%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 12.00%, and also a return on investment of 18.10%.

The ability for V.F. Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.29 and total debt/equity is 0.52. In terms of margins, V.F. Corporation has a gross margin of 48.20%, with its operating margin at 12.90%, and V.F. Corporation has a profit margin of 9.70%.

The 52 week high is -14.99%, with 24.74% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.36% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.19%.

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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