Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its position in shares of VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) by 3.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 62,284 shares of the textile maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,077 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado’s holdings in VF were worth $4,609,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VFC. Congress Asset Management Co. MA increased its position in VF by 379.0% during the fourth quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 763,659 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $56,511,000 after acquiring an additional 604,228 shares during the last quarter. Boston Advisors LLC increased its position in VF by 730.7% in the fourth quarter. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 474,814 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $35,136,000 after buying an additional 417,655 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in VF by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,913,402 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $289,592,000 after buying an additional 236,963 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its position in VF by 104.0% in the fourth quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 373,906 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $27,669,000 after buying an additional 190,630 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC purchased a new stake in VF in the second quarter worth about $9,602,000.

In related news, Director Robert J/Ny Hurst sold 9,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.14, for a total transaction of $631,260.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 197,740 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,869,483.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Scott H. Baxter sold 39,694 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.50, for a total value of $2,838,121.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 112,202 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,022,443. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 138,516 shares of company stock valued at $9,859,318 in the last quarter. 1.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

VFC has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Robert W. Baird restated an “average” rating and issued a $84.00 price target on shares of VF in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Pivotal Research upped their price target on VF from $75.00 to $81.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target (up previously from $66.00) on shares of VF in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Susquehanna Bancshares restated a “buy” rating and issued a $75.00 price target on shares of VF in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity set a $81.00 price target on VF and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. VF presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $71.76.

Shares of VF Corp (NYSE VFC) opened at $79.32 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.47. VF Corp has a 1 year low of $49.65 and a 1 year high of $82.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $31,570.00, a PE ratio of 32.91, a P/E/G ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 0.91.

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VF Profile

V.F. Corporation (VF) is engaged in the design, production, procurement, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The Company’s segments include Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear and Sportswear. Its Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition is a group of authentic outdoor and activity-based lifestyle brands.

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