1.64% Aug 29, 08:49 PM
$1.05 Paid Quarterly
33.9% EPS $3.10
41 years Since 1973
3 days Sep 05, 2014

VFC - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date Sep 05

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.2625 2014-07-18 2014-09-05 2014-09-09 2014-09-19 Regular
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VFC - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.64%

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VFC - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.05

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VFC - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for VFC. 14.6% 20.8% 41 years
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VFC - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 41 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9150 2013 20.8%
$0.7575 2012 16.1%

VFC - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 41 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2625 2014-07-18 2014-09-05 2014-09-09 2014-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2625 2014-04-22 2014-06-06 2014-06-10 2014-06-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2625 2014-02-14 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2625 2013-10-21 2013-12-06 2013-12-10 2013-12-20 Yes Regular Quarter
4-for-1 2013-10-21 2013-12-23 2013-12-10 2013-12-20 NM Stock Split NM

V.F. Corporation (VFC) - News

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  • VF Corp Misses Estimates; Shares Fall (VFC)

    Before the opening bell on Friday morning, VF Corp (VFC) reported its fourth quarter earnings, posting higher revenues and earnings from last year's Q4, but still missing analysts' expectations. VFC's Earnings in Brief
    • VFC reported fourth quarter revenues of $3.258 billion, which are up 9% from last year's Q4 revenues of $3.003 billion.
    • Net income for the quarter came in at $367.7 million, up 10% from the $334 million reported for last year's Q4.
    • VF Corp reported Q4 EPS of 82 cents, up 9% from the 75 cents reported for last year's Q4.
    • VFC missed analysts' EPS estimates of 84 cents, and came in slightly below revenue views of $3.34 billion.
    • Looking ahead to FY2014, VFC sees EPS in the range of $3 to $3.05, which is below analysts' expectations of $3.09.
    CEO Commentary VF's chairman and CEO, Eric Wiseman, had the following to say about the company's earnings: “2013 was a terrific year for VF with record gross margin and earnings per share. The combined power of our brands and platforms remains our greatest competitive advantage enabling us to push the envelope on product innovation to connect even more intensely with consumers and providing stellar returns to our shareholders." VFC Declares Dividend VF Corp declared its quarterly dividend of 26.25 cents, which is payable on March 20, 2014 to all shareholders on record as of March 10. Stock Performance VFC stock was down $3.59, or 5.99%, in pre-market trading. YTD, the company's stock is down 3.99%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of VF Corp (VFC)  have a yield of 1.75% based on Thursday's closing price of $59.89 and the company's annualized payout of $1.05. VF Corp (VFC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • VF Corp Q2 Profit Falls 11%; Adjusted EPS Beats, But Revenues Miss (VFC)

    Branded lifestyle apparel manufacturer VF Corp's (VFC) second quarter net income declined year-over-year, the company reported early on Friday, but adjusted earnings still beat analysts' estimates. However, revenues missed expectations. The Greensboro, North Carolina-based company said its second quarter profit fell to $138.27 million, or $1.24 per share, from $155.3 million, or $1.40 per share, in the same period a year ago. On an adjusted basis, excluding Timberland acquisition related charges of 3 cents per share, VF Corp's net income came in at $142 million, or $1.27 per share. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expect to post $1.17 per share in the second quarter. VF Corp's second quarter revenues rose 4% to $2.22 billion from $2.14 billion last year. Analysts were expecting the company post revenues of $2.26 billion for the quarter. The company noted that the growth in total revenues was helped by its Outdoor & Action Sports segment, international business, and direct-to-consumer businesses. Looking ahead to full-year 2013 results, the company said it now expects adjusted earnings per share to come in at $10.85, up from the previous guidance of $10.75. On a GAAP reported basis, earnings are expected to come in at $10.78 per share, up from the previous view of $10.65. Analysts are expecting the company to post full year earnings of $10.85 per share in 2013. VF Corp's revenue outlook remains unchanged; it expects revenues to be $11.5 billion. Analysts are expecting the company to post $11.53 billion in revenues for 2013. VF Corp shares were down $2.79, or 1.40%, during morning trading on Friday. The stock is up 32.17% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of VF Corp (VFC) offer a dividend yield of 1.74% based on last night's closing price of $199.53 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $3.48 per share. VF Corp (VFC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • UBS Raises Price Target on VF Corp (VFC)

    Given VF Corp's (VFC) higher growth profile, potential revenue catalysts and margin expansion opportunities, analysts at UBS raised its price on the apparel company. The analysts now see shares of VFC reaching $212. This price target suggests an 11% upside to the stock's Wednesday closing price of $191.31. VF Corp shares were up 96 cents, or 0.50%, during morning trading on Thursday. The stock is up 26.59% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of VF Corp (VFC) have a dividend yield of 1.81% based on Thursday's intraday trading price of $192.27 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $3.48 per share. VF Corp (VFC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Bank of America Resumes Coverage of VF Corp with a "Buy" Rating (VFC)

    On Wednesday, Bank of America reported that it has resumed coverage on footwear company, VF Corp (VFC) . The firm has resumed coverage of VFC with a "Buy" rating and $210 price target. This price target suggests a 9% upside from the stock's current price of $191.04. Bank of America noted, “we are resuming coverage of VFC with a Buy rating given significant long-term international growth opportunities and a mix shift toward higher margin Outdoor and Action Sports supporting potential earnings upside and multiple expansion. Our $210 price objective is based on DCF analysis assuming 9-10% expected return and 7.5x terminal EBITDA multiple and on 17x our 2014 EPS estimate of $12.30, a premium to VFC's historical P/E given increasing penetration of rapidly growing, higher margin segments (Outdoor, International and direct to consumer).” VF Corp shares were up $2.71, or 1.44%, during Wednesday morning trading. The stock is up 27% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of VF Corp (VFC) have a 1.82% yield, based on Wednesday morning's price of $190.89. VF Corp (VFC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Stifel Nicolaus Raises Price Target on VF Corp (VFC)

    Stifel Nicolaus reported on Wednesday that it has raised its price target on apparel company, VF Corp (VFC) . The firm has reiterated a "Buy" rating on VFC, and has increased the company's price target from $190 to $207. This price target suggests a 9% upside from the stock's current price of $188.79. An analyst from the firm commented, "yesterday, VF Corp hosted an Investor Day in NYC featuring growth objectives for 2017, an in-depth overview of long-term strategy, and discussion on key platforms and brands to drive growth. Financial objectives for 2017 include: $17.3bn in revenue (~10% CAGR) and $18.00 in EPS (~13% CAGR), driven by a 300bps increase in gross margin (49.5%) from 2012 to 2017 (management reiterated expectations for 100bps of expansion in 2013, implies 47.5%) and 250bps increase in operating margin (management reiterated expectations for 100bps of expansion in 2013, implies 14.5%). Revenue growth is expected to come from organic (8% CAGR) and acquisitions (2% CAGR). Cash flow from operations is targeted to increase to $2.4bn by 2017 from $1.3bn in 2012, and management highlighted priorities of cash as: 1) acquisitions in Outdoor & Action Sports, 2) a dividend payout ratio of 40% (implies $7.20 dividend per year in 2017), and 3) share repurchases.” VF Corp shares were up 99 cents, or 0.53% during Wednesday morning trading. The stock is up 25% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of VF Corp (VFC) have a 1.84% yield, based on Wednesday morning's price of $189.53. VF Corp (VFC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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