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.
VFC was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 70, implying potential capital gains of 13.18 percent. The lowest price target was 47, implying potential capital losses of -24.01 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
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 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, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of VFC to grow at a rate of 14.85 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of VFC is 1.59.
In the trailing 52-weeks, VFC hit 65.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 48.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.72 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.