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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.24
VFC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. VFC: 0.24 )
VFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.24

0.05
0.81
Equity to Asset 0.54
VFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. VFC: 0.54 )
VFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.54

0.43
0.63
Interest Coverage 19.43
VFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 104.54 vs. VFC: 19.43 )
VFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.72   Max: 19.43
Current: 19.43

3.72
19.43
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 6.33
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
9.27%
16.08%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.71
VFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. VFC: 11.71 )
VFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 14.42
Current: 11.71

6.65
14.42
Net-margin (%) 8.53
VFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. VFC: 8.53 )
VFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.04   Max: 10.6
Current: 8.53

-3.04
10.6
ROE (%) 18.07
VFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. VFC: 18.07 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 22.5
Current: 18.07

-8.2
22.5
ROA (%) 10.21
VFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. VFC: 10.21 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.06   Max: 12.13
Current: 10.21

-4.06
12.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.56
VFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. VFC: 50.56 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.07   Max: 79.01
Current: 50.56

19.07
79.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
VFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VFC: 13.60 )
VFC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 14.6
Current: 13.6

-2
14.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.30
VFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VFC: 23.30 )
VFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 24.3
Current: 23.3

-6.9
24.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 28.10
VFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VFC: 28.10 )
VFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.3   Max: 51.8
Current: 28.1

-27.3
51.8
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

VFC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 5,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,395,832 sh (+310.53%)
PRIMECAP Management 682,480 sh (+8.08%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,471,698 sh (+0.9%)
Robert Olstein 52,000 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 36,469 sh (-1.06%)
Dodge & Cox 6,760 sh (-25.39%)
Steven Cohen 6,881 sh (-55.32%)
Ken Heebner 480,000 sh (-73.03%)
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Q2 2014

VFC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 9,620 sh (New)
Jim Simons 115,100 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,611 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 1,035,080 sh (+51.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,019,935 sh (+44.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 39,461 sh (+8.2%)
Dodge & Cox 6,760 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 52,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 3,448,813 sh (-0.66%)
Ken Heebner 110,000 sh (-77.08%)
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Q3 2014

VFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 10,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 22,478 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 485,000 sh (+340.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,202,179 sh (+9.02%)
Robert Olstein 52,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 1,035,080 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 3,419,509 sh (-0.85%)
Dodge & Cox 4,760 sh (-29.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,837 sh (-42.13%)
Jim Simons 11,200 sh (-90.27%)
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Q4 2014

VFC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 2,943 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 1,035,980 sh (+0.09%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 2,145,535 sh (-2.57%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,090,916 sh (-9.61%)
Dodge & Cox 4,260 sh (-10.5%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VFC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Heebner 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.9%$62.8 - $75.46 $ 76.669%0
Robert Olstein 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.45%$62.8 - $75.46 $ 76.669%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$62.8 - $75.46 $ 76.669%0
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$62.8 - $75.46 $ 76.669%0
Ken Fisher 2014-12-31 New Buy$62.8 - $75.46 $ 76.669%2943
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Add 340.91%0.7%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%485000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -42.13%0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%22837
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%22478
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%0
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Sold Out $60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Reduce -29.59%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 76.6621%4760
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Reduce -77.08%0.62%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 76.6624%110000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Add 51.66%0.02%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 76.6624%1035080
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 76.6624%9620
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$57.7 - $63.98 $ 76.6624%3611
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Reduce -73.03%2.12%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 76.6628%480000
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.5%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 76.6628%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Reduce -25.39%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 76.6628%6760
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Guru Investment Theses on VF Corp

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on V.F. Corp - Mar 05, 2014

V.F. Corp. (VFC), a consumer goods manufacturer, continued to benefit from a shift towards its higher margin lifestyle brands.



From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Fourth Quarter 2013 Commentary.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.20
VFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. VFC: 26.20 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.34   Max: 26.23
Current: 26.2

7.34
26.23
Forward P/E 20.16
VFC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 138.89 vs. VFC: 20.16 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.20
VFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. VFC: 26.20 )
VFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.33   Max: 26.24
Current: 26.2

7.33
26.24
P/B 5.88
VFC's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VFC: 5.88 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 5.66
Current: 5.88

1.22
5.66
P/S 2.83
VFC's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VFC: 2.83 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.83

0.41
2.83
PFCF 30.06
VFC's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 96.92 vs. VFC: 30.06 )
VFC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 49.36
Current: 30.06

6.94
49.36
POCF 23.44
VFC's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. VFC: 23.44 )
VFC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.31   Max: 29.2
Current: 23.44

6.31
29.2
EV-to-EBIT 19.66
VFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. VFC: 19.66 )
VFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 20
Current: 19.66

6
20
PEG 1.71
VFC's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VFC: 1.71 )
VFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 46.45
Current: 1.71

0.82
46.45
Shiller P/E 37.34
VFC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 197.05 vs. VFC: 37.34 )
VFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.63   Max: 37.5
Current: 37.34

8.63
37.5
Current Ratio 2.00
VFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. VFC: 2.00 )
VFC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 3
Current: 2

1.35
3
Quick Ratio 1.19
VFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VFC: 1.19 )
VFC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.19

0.66
1.77
Days Inventory 90.92
VFC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 124.40 vs. VFC: 90.92 )
VFC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 83.66   Max: 116.82
Current: 90.92

83.66
116.82
Days Sales Outstanding 37.93
VFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 60.15 vs. VFC: 37.93 )
VFC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.63   Max: 52.57
Current: 37.93

36.63
52.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.44
VFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. VFC: 1.44 )
VFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 5.42
Current: 1.44

1.37
5.42
Dividend Payout 0.36
VFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VFC: 0.36 )
VFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.36

0.17
1.29
Dividend growth (3y) 14.60
VFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VFC: 14.60 )
VFC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 28.5
Current: 14.6

2.9
28.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.41
VFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VFC: 2.41 )
VFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 9.34
Current: 2.41

2.36
9.34
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
VFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. VFC: -0.40 )
VFC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7   Max: -1
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 24.11
VFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. VFC: 24.11 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 130.15
Current: 24.11

2.34
130.15
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.83
VFC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. VFC: 1.83 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.83

0.44
1.62
Price/Median PS Value 2.33
VFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. VFC: 2.33 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.01
Current: 2.33

0.36
2.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.29
VFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VFC: 1.29 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.29

0.42
3.37
Price/Graham Number 5.89
VFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. VFC: 5.89 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 137.38
Current: 5.89

0.88
137.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
VFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. VFC: 5.10 )
VFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 16.6
Current: 5.1

5
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.07
VFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. VFC: 23.07 )
VFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 23.8
Current: 23.07

4.6
23.8

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Traded in other countries:VFP.Germany, VFC.Switzerland,
VF Corp a Pennsylvania corporation was organized in 1899. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The reportable business segments, as described below: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear, Contemporary Brands, Others. The Outdoor & Action Sports segment is based on activity related to apparel and footwear, backpacks, bags, and technical equipment. Jeanswear segment relates to jeanswear & products. Imagewear offers occupational apparel and licensed athletic apparel. Sportswear relates to Fashion sportswear. Contemporary Brands refer to Premium lifestyle apparel & Other segment includes primarily sales of non-VF products at VF Outlet stores. There is a vast portfolio of brands in the outerwear, footwear, jeanswear, backpacks, luggage, sportswear, occupational and performance apparel categories. These products are marketed & sold to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains, mass merchants and own direct-to-consumer operations. It operates manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East. The geographical segments include primarily Europe, Asia, Canada, Latin America and Mexico. The Company's lifestyle brands are The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Nautica, Kipling, 7 For All Mankind, Napapijri, Reef, Splendid and Ella Moss. The Company's business is subject to national, state and local laws and regulations for environmental, employment, safety and other matters.
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