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.
Average dividend payer with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has V.F's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VFC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VFC underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned 6.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VFC underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is V.F's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Does V.F's (NYSE:VFC) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Many V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) Shares Have Insiders Sold, In The Last Year?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StV.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) Is About To Go Ex-Dividend, And It Pays A 2.4% Yield
Is V.F undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VFC ($64.09) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($60.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VFC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.3x) compared to the Luxury industry average (16.7x).
PE vs Market: VFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.3x) compared to the US market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VFC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VFC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.4x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1x).
How is V.F forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VFC's forecast earnings growth (21.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VFC's earnings (21.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VFC's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VFC's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (35.5%)
How has V.F performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VFC has a large one-off loss of $429.4M impacting its March 28 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: VFC's current net profit margins (6%) are lower than last year (8.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VFC's earnings have declined by -1.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VFC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VFC had negative earnings growth (-28%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (-10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VFC's Return on Equity (18.7%) is considered low.
How is V.F's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VFC's short term assets ($5.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: VFC's short term assets ($5.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VFC's debt to equity ratio (113.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VFC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 49.3% to 113.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.9%).
Interest Coverage: VFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.8x coverage).
What is V.F's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VFC's dividend (2.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: VFC's dividend (2.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.32%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VFC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (119.4%), VFC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VFC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (79.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Rendle (59yo)
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CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD17.84M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.52M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman||3.42yrs||US$17.84m||0.077% $19.1m|
|Executive VP & CFO||5.17yrs||US$7.59m||0.029% $7.3m|
|Executive VP & Group President of EMEA||11.33yrs||US$2.50m||0.033% $8.1m|
|Executive VP & Group President of APAC||11yrs||US$3.04m||0.015% $3.6m|
|VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||5.17yrs||no data||0.0021% $530.8k|
|Executive VP and Chief Digital & Technology Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Corporate Development||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||8.08yrs||no data||0.0086% $2.1m|
|Executive VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Founder & Chief Marketing Officer||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VFC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||3.42yrs||US$17.84m||0.077% $19.1m|
|Independent Director||16.42yrs||US$197.50k||0.0046% $1.1m|
|Lead Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$237.50k||0.0046% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$177.50k||0.0033% $832.4k|
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$177.50k||0.0021% $510.9k|
|Independent Director||8.67yrs||US$177.50k||0.0032% $785.0k|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$197.50k||0.0027% $680.4k|
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||US$177.50k||0.017% $4.2m|
|Independent Director||10.92yrs||US$197.50k||0.017% $4.2m|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$177.50k||0.0015% $368.8k|
Experienced Board: VFC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
V.F. Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: V.F. Corporation
- Ticker: VFC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1899
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$24.922b
- Shares outstanding: 388.85m
- Website: https://www.vfc.com
Number of Employees
- V.F. Corporation
- 8505 East Orchard Road
- Greenwood Village
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VFC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|VFP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|VFP||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|0R30||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|VFC||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1968|
|VFP||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|VFC||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|VFCO34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 1 REP 0.5 COM NPV||BR||BRL||May 2019|
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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 03:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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