Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, VF Corporation fell $1.71 (-1.1%) to $158.49 on average volume. Throughout the day, 693,381 shares of VF Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 779,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $158.29-$160.93 after having opened the day at $160.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $160.20. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were:
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V.F. Corporation designs and manufactures, or sources from independent contractors various apparel and footwear products primarily in the United States and Europe. VF Corporation has a market cap of $17.66 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 26.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate VF Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates VF Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.
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