Street Highjack By Active Movers: V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC), Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B)

V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.28% to close at $52.66 with the total traded volume of 2.16 Million shares. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over VFC performance. Out of the pool of analysts 6 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 6 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.56 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.62. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $3.31 and for the one month was for $3.12 as compared to three months ago was for $3.13. Whereas, VFC received highest price target of 71 and low target of 44. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 54.32 as compared to current price of 52.66.

The firm has institutional ownership of 89.10%, while insider ownership included 0.50%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.84. VFC attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week’s performance of -0.48%.

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -0.32% to traded at $46.21 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.04%. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 2.80 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 5.90 and price to cash ratio remained 84.70. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 75.30% and return on investment was 36.30% while its return on asset stayed at 23.40%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 1.76.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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