There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for VF Corp. (VFC) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.09, or 0.52%, to $17.28. The VF Corp. has recorded 65,077 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that The Vans Pipe Masters Returns to The North Shore.
As a NYSE listed company, VFC falls under the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating within the Apparel Manufacturing industry segment. The current market capitalization of VF Corp. is $6.68B. A total of 7.99 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 8.85M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, VFC has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 27 BUYs and 4 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 429,231 shares during that period but sold 39,093.
In the most recent transaction, Shattock Matthew J bought 20,000 shares of VFC for 14.58 per share on Nov 10. After the transaction, the Director now owns 40,000 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 03, Shattock Matthew J bought 20,000 shares at 15.31 per share. VFC shares that Director owns now total 20,000.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Carucci Richard acquired of 40,000 shares on Aug 09 at a per-share price of $19.09. This resulted in the Director holding 162,699 shares of VFC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Roberts Carol L bought 7,109 shares at $21.07 per share on Mar 15. Company shares held by the Director now total 7,109.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. VFC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/8/2023 when it declared a $0.09 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/20/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/20/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 9/8/2023. The VFC stock dividend was $0.30 per share in cash.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for VFC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $19.15 with high estimates of $33.00 and low estimates of $15.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VFC has a high of $34.44 and a low of $12.85.
As of this writing, VFC has an earnings estimate of $0.82 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 20 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.95 per share and a lower estimate of $0.37. The company reported an EPS of -$0.15 in the last quarter, which was -36.40% lower than expectations of -$0.11.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. VFC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.28B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $6.44B in debt and $3.32B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $5.68, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.53B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for VFC is Buy with a score of 3.50.