Analyst Ratings for VF Corp. (VFC)Updated: 2017-07-28
Analysts covering VF Corp. (NYSE:VFC) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for VFC last month.
Of the 24 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 15 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VFC. The highest price target was 70, implying potential capital gains of 13.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 47, implying potential capital losses of -24.01 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.59 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.03 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.85 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 10 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 11 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of VFC to grow at a rate of 14.85 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. VFC has a PEG ratio of 1.59.
VFC has traded between a high of 65.20 and a low of 48.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.72 percent, and 5.14 percent below the high. VFC has a P/E ratio of 23.67. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VFC value stock report compares VFC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VFC is $24.35 billion. VFC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.