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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VFC. The maximum price target given was 70, implying potential capital gains of 13.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 47, implying a possible loss of -24.01 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.59 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.03 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.85 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 10 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 11 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. VFC has a PEG ratio of 1.59.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VFC hit 65.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 48.05. Currently the stock is 28.72 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.14 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $24.35 billion. VFC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.