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 highest price target was 70, which equates to a potential upside of 13.18 percent. The lowest price target 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.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.59 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.03 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.
The growth rate of VFC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 14.85 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. VFC has a PEG ratio of 1.59.
VFC has a 52-week high of 65.20 and a 52-week low of 48.05. Today's price is 28.72 percent above the 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.