V.F. Co. (NYSE:VFC – Free Report) – Equities research analysts at Telsey Advisory Group lowered their Q4 2024 EPS estimates for V.F. in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, October 31st. Telsey Advisory Group analyst D. Telsey now forecasts that the textile maker will post earnings per share of $0.31 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.35. Telsey Advisory Group has a “Outperform” rating and a $20.00 price objective on the stock. The consensus estimate for V.F.’s current full-year earnings is $2.01 per share. Telsey Advisory Group also issued estimates for V.F.’s Q2 2025 earnings at $0.75 EPS and Q4 2025 earnings at $0.36 EPS.
Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on VFC. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on shares of V.F. from $27.00 to $24.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday. Citigroup lowered their target price on shares of V.F. from $20.00 to $18.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on shares of V.F. from $22.00 to $18.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Wedbush cut their price objective on shares of V.F. from $20.00 to $15.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Piper Sandler lowered their target price on shares of V.F. from $20.00 to $18.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.88.
V.F. Stock Performance
NYSE VFC opened at $13.10 on Wednesday. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $17.75 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $19.16. The stock has a market cap of $5.09 billion, a PE ratio of 43.67, a PEG ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.45. V.F. has a fifty-two week low of $12.85 and a fifty-two week high of $34.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.11, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 1.37.
V.F. (NYSE:VFC – Get Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The textile maker reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.65 by ($0.02). V.F. had a positive return on equity of 22.99% and a negative net margin of 1.89%. The company had revenue of $3 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.99 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis.
V.F. Cuts Dividend
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 8th. V.F.’s dividend payout ratio is presently 400.00%.
Hedge Funds Weigh In On V.F.
Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. International Assets Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of V.F. in the third quarter valued at about $27,000. North Star Investment Management Corp. increased its stake in shares of V.F. by 1,000.0% during the first quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 1,320 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the period. CKW Financial Group purchased a new stake in shares of V.F. during the third quarter worth approximately $30,000. PCA Investment Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new position in V.F. in the second quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Finally, Hexagon Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in V.F. by 42.9% in the first quarter. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,606 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $37,000 after purchasing an additional 482 shares during the last quarter. 80.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
V.F. Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, 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 three segments: Outdoor, Active, and Work.
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