V F Story

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VFC -- USA Stock  

USD 85.13  0.32  0.38%

As many millenniums are trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, it makes sense to go over V F Corporation a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. As expected, V F is starting to reaffirm its true potential as investors are becoming more and more confident in the future outlook. The returns on investing in V F and the market returns of the last few months appear uncorrelated. The appearance of strong fundamental indicators of the company suggests a short-term price swing for investors of V F. V F Corporation is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 28th of January 2021. The stock is undergoing an active downward rally.
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Should you pick up V F (NYSE:VFC) based on current technical indicators?
This firm's average rating is Buy from 21 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on V F market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of V F. Let us look at a few aspects of V F technical analysis. The company has Net Profit Margin of 3.62 %, which may imply that it executes well on its competitive polices and has reasonable control over its expenses and variable costs. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows Net Operating Margin of 13.01 %, which entails that for every 100 dollars of revenue, it generated 0.13 of operating income.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of V F Corporation. In general, we focus on analyzing V F stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build V F's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of V F's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for V F, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect V F price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of V F's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of V F in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as V F. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against V F's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, V F's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in V F Corporation.

How does V F Stands against Peers?

Analyzing V F competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to V F across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
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What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for V F, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Acquisition by Clarence Otis of 358 shares of V F subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by V F insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
V F insider trading alert for grant of phantom stock-d by Clarence Otis, the corporate stakeholder, on 18th of January 2021. This event was filed by V F Corp with SEC on 2020-12-28. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Closer look at V F Variance

V F Corporation has current Variance of 5.06. Variance is another measure of security risk that shows the amount of dispersion of equity returns around their mean value. Variance is calculated as the average squared deviations from the mean. Evaluating a set of investment alternatives one can use variance to help determine the volatility when purchasing a specific security. Similar to Standard Deviation, the variance is a measure of how far a set of numbers is spread out around its mean.

Variance is also a measure of stock volatility and can help determine the risk an investor might take on when purchasing a specific security. A relatively big variance indicates that the daily prices or returns are far from the mean and a small variance indicates that they are located around the mean.

Variance 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV)2 
 = 
5.06
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual returns deviation over selected period
N = Number of points for the period
Let's now compare V F Variance to its closest peers:
VFC
PVH
WWW
DF
VFC5.06
PVH10.64
WWW9.31
DF254.37

Momentum Analysis of V F suggests possible reversal in November

V F current variance builds up over 5.06. As of the 16th of October 2020, V F has the Market Risk Adjusted Performance of (3.69), downside deviation of 2.07, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1792. In respect to fundamental indicators, the technical analysis model makes it possible for you to check timely technical drivers of V F Corporation, as well as the relationship between them. In other words, you can use this information to find out if the entity will indeed mirror its model of past prices and volume data, or the prices will eventually revert. We were able to break down nineteen technical drivers for V F Corporation, which can be compared to its competition. Please validate V F Corporation information ratio, as well as the relationship between the value at risk and expected short fall to decide if V F is priced fairly, providing market reflects its prevalent price of 77.74 per share. Given that V F Corporation has jensen alpha of 0.3974, we advise you to double-check V F Corporation's current market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself sooner or later.

Our Final Take On V F

Whereas many other companies within the apparel manufacturing industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, V F may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. All things considered, as of the 16th of October 2020, our final 30 days 'Buy-Sell' recommendation on the company is Cautious Hold. We believe V F is overvalued with below average probability of distress for the next two years.

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