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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
55% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 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
59% of the 793 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 532 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 132.00 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: 6.22
M-Score: -2.53
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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history
Operating margin (%) 14.71
VFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. VFC: 14.71 )
VFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 14.42
Current: 14.71

6.65
14.42
Net-margin (%) 10.78
VFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. VFC: 10.78 )
VFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.04   Max: 10.6
Current: 10.78

-3.04
10.6
ROE (%) 22.31
VFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.97 vs. VFC: 22.31 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 22.5
Current: 22.31

-8.2
22.5
ROA (%) 12.49
VFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. VFC: 12.49 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.06   Max: 12.13
Current: 12.49

-4.06
12.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 59.79
VFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.96 vs. VFC: 59.79 )
VFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.07   Max: 67.8
Current: 59.79

19.07
67.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
VFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 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
89% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 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
88% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. VFC: 28.10 )
VFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.5   Max: 37.5
Current: 28.1

-15.5
37.5
» VFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

VFC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Heebner 1,780,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 631,480 sh (+0.89%)
Dodge & Cox 9,060 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 3,440,814 sh (-1.98%)
Jeremy Grantham 340,008 sh (-5.8%)
Scott Black 219,180 sh (-6.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 36,860 sh (-24.57%)
Robert Olstein 52,000 sh (-55.17%)
Steven Cohen 15,400 sh (-97.69%)
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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%)
Robert Olstein 52,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 6,760 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

Steven Cohen 10,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 22,478 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 485,000 sh (+340.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,202,179 sh (+9.02%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,035,080 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 52,000 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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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 2014-09-30 Add 340.91%0.7%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%485000
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%22478
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -42.13%0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%22837
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Reduce -29.59%$60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%4760
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Sold Out $60.66 - $67.17 $ 73.4116%0
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Reduce -77.08%0.62%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 73.4119%110000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Add 51.66%0.02%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 73.4119%1035080
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$57.7 - $63.98 $ 73.4119%9620
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$57.7 - $63.98 $ 73.4119%3611
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Reduce -73.03%2.12%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 73.4123%480000
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.5%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 73.4123%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Reduce -25.39%$55.99 - $62.47 $ 73.4123%6760
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 New Buy2.9%$47.44 - $62.08 $ 73.4133%1780000
Robert Olstein 2013-12-31 Reduce -55.17%0.49%$47.44 - $62.08 $ 73.4133%52000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -24.57%0.02%$47.44 - $62.08 $ 73.4133%36860
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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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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.40
VFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. VFC: 25.40 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.34   Max: 25.65
Current: 25.4

7.34
25.65
P/B 5.50
VFC's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. VFC: 5.50 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 5.54
Current: 5.5

1.22
5.54
P/S 2.80
VFC's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VFC: 2.80 )
VFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.8

0.41
2.77
PFCF 29.30
VFC's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 88.50 vs. VFC: 29.30 )
VFC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 50.06
Current: 29.3

6.94
50.06
EV-to-EBIT 19.15
VFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.19 vs. VFC: 19.15 )
VFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 19.5
Current: 19.15

6
19.5
PEG 1.14
VFC's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VFC: 1.14 )
VFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 39.16
Current: 1.14

0.83
39.16
Shiller P/E 36.70
VFC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 155.26 vs. VFC: 36.70 )
VFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.63   Max: 37.03
Current: 36.7

8.63
37.03
Current Ratio 2.00
VFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 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
64% of the 799 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

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.50
VFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VFC: 1.50 )
VFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 5.42
Current: 1.5

1.4
5.42
Dividend Payout 0.36
VFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 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
84% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 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) 2.59
VFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. VFC: 2.59 )
VFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.41   Max: 9.34
Current: 2.59

2.41
9.34
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
VFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 474 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 29.59
VFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. VFC: 29.59 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 130.15
Current: 29.59

2.34
130.15
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.79
VFC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. VFC: 1.79 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.79

0.44
1.62
Price/Median PS Value 2.29
VFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. VFC: 2.29 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.03
Current: 2.29

0.36
2.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
VFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VFC: 1.25 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.25

0.42
3.37
Price/Graham Number 5.73
VFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. VFC: 5.73 )
VFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 137.38
Current: 5.73

0.88
137.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
VFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VFC: 5.20 )
VFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 16.6
Current: 5.2

5.1
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.17
VFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. VFC: 23.17 )
VFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 23.8
Current: 23.17

4.7
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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