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V.F. Corporation is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. V-FCorporation shares (VFC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. V-FCorporation employs 48,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.9 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$75.82|
|52-week range||USD$44.1941 - USD$97.629|
|50-day moving average||USD$84.2491|
|200-day moving average||USD$70.6976|
|Wall St. target price||USD$87.71|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.96 (2.33%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.868|
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|3 months (2020-10-19)||4.52%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||26.96%|
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Valuing V-FCorporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of V-FCorporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
V-FCorporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 112x. In other words, V-FCorporation shares trade at around 112x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
V-FCorporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.6479. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into V-FCorporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
V-FCorporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a V-FCorporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$8.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.56%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$5.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.53%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$32.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 8.2 million V-FCorporation shares held short by investors – that's known as V-FCorporation's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% down from 8.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting V-FCorporation shares can be evaluated.
V-FCorporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of V-FCorporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of V-FCorporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.2 million). V-FCorporation's SIR currently stands at 3.77. In other words for every 100,000 V-FCorporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3770 shares are currently held short.
However V-FCorporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of V-FCorporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable V-FCorporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case V-FCorporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 V-FCorporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0236% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable V-FCorporation shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against V-FCorporation.
Find out more about how you can short V-FCorporation stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like V-FCorporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 17.2
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and V-FCorporation's overall score of 17.2 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like V-FCorporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 4.37/100
V-FCorporation's environmental score of 4.37 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that V-FCorporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 9.17/100
V-FCorporation's social score of 9.17 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that V-FCorporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 8.17/100
V-FCorporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that V-FCorporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. V-FCorporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that V-FCorporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||17.2|
|Total ESG percentile||6.94|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 134.97% of net profits
Recently V-FCorporation has paid out, on average, around 134.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.33% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), V-FCorporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In V-FCorporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.96 per share.
V-FCorporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
V-FCorporation's most recent dividend payout was on 21 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
V-FCorporation's shares were split on a 1062:1000 basis on 23 May 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1062 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your V-FCorporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 5.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for V-FCorporation shares which in turn could have impacted V-FCorporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, V-FCorporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $44.1941 up to $97.629. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while V-FCorporation's is 0.974. This would suggest that V-FCorporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing, and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and related products for men, women, and children in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through four segments: Outdoor, Active, and Work. The company offers outdoor, merino wool and other natural fibers-based, lifestyle, and casual apparel; equipment; accessories; outdoor lifestyle, performance-based, youth culture/action sports-inspired, and protective work footwear; handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, and travel accessories; and work and work-inspired lifestyle apparel and footwear. It provides its products under the North Face, Timberland, Icebreaker, Smartwool, Altra, Vans, Kipling, Napapijri, Eastpak, JanSport, Eagle Creek, Dickies, Timberland PRO. The company sells its products primarily to specialty stores, department stores, national chains, and mass merchants, as well as sells through direct-to-consumer operations, including retail stores, concession retail stores, and e-commerce sites, and other digital platforms V.F. Corporation was founded in 1899 and is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
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