Traders bought shares of V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $78.58 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $49.05 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $29.53 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, V.F. Corp. had the 12th highest net in-flow for the day. V.F. Corp. traded down ($0.80) for the day and closed at $62.37

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $82.00 price objective on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded V.F. Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 25th. BB&T Corp. cut V.F. Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 25th. DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price target on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research report on Monday. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $63.00 price target on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research report on Wednesday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.13.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $62.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $62.39. The company has a market cap of $26.01 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.35.

V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The company earned $2.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.53 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that V.F. Corp. will post $3.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a $0.37 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 7th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%.

A number of institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in V.F. Corp. by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 21,970,594 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,367,669,000 after buying an additional 504,462 shares during the last quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. raised its position in V.F. Corp. by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 539,077 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,779,000 after buying an additional 9,713 shares during the last quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC raised its position in V.F. Corp. by 15.8% in the fourth quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC now owns 24,540 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,528,000 after buying an additional 3,350 shares during the last quarter. Everett Harris & Co. CA raised its position in V.F. Corp. by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Everett Harris & Co. CA now owns 480,440 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,907,000 after buying an additional 2,150 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in V.F. Corp. by 24.4% in the fourth quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 40,343 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,511,000 after buying an additional 7,901 shares during the last quarter.

V.F. Corporation (VF) is engaged in the design, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The Company’s segments include Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear, Contemporary Brands and Other. The Company owns a portfolio of brands in the outerwear, footwear, denim, backpack, luggage, accessory, sportswear, occupational and performance apparel categories.

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