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Why We Think V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) Could Be Worth Looking At

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V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of VFC, it is a financially-robust , dividend-paying company with a a great track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on V.F here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

Over the past year, VFC has grown its earnings by 64%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 29%. which paints a buoyant picture for the company. VFC is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that VFC manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. VFC seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.6x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

NYSE:VFC Income Statement, June 30th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, VFC is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.3%.

NYSE:VFC Historical Dividend Yield, June 30th 2019

Next Steps:

For V.F, I've put together three pertinent aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for VFC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for VFC’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is VFC worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether VFC is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of VFC? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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