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, which equates to a potential upside of 13.18 percent. The lowest price target was 47, which equates to a potential downside 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. That number becomes -5.03 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.85 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the same time period, 11 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of VFC to grow at a rate of 14.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of VFC is 1.59.
VFC has traded between a high of 65.20 and a low of 48.05 over the past year. 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 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.