Investors 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 commented on VFC shares. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $66.00 target price on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. restated a “buy” rating on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research note on Saturday, April 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. V.F. Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.13.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $62.87 and its 200 day moving average is $62.39. The company has a market cap of $25.95 billion and a P/E ratio of 24.67.

V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.01. The firm earned $2.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.53 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.40 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that V.F. Corp. will post $3.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

Several hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of VFC. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp boosted its position in V.F. Corp. by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 19,763 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,230,000 after buying an additional 1,437 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in V.F. Corp. by 42.8% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 16,238 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,011,000 after buying an additional 4,867 shares during the period. Whittier Trust Co. boosted its position in V.F. Corp. by 333.0% in the fourth quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 70,360 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,380,000 after buying an additional 54,109 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. boosted its position in V.F. Corp. by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 45,199 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,814,000 after buying an additional 2,771 shares during the period. Finally, Alley Co LLC boosted its position in V.F. Corp. by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Alley Co LLC now owns 61,458 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,826,000 after buying an additional 3,267 shares during the period.

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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