Chicago Equity Partners LLC decreased its holdings in VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) by 59.5% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 7,620 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 11,205 shares during the quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s holdings in VF were worth $564,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Northstar Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of VF by 5.4% in the fourth quarter. Northstar Investment Advisors LLC now owns 138,284 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $10,233,000 after acquiring an additional 7,060 shares in the last quarter. Tower Bridge Advisors acquired a new position in shares of VF in the fourth quarter worth about $222,000. Cue Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of VF in the fourth quarter worth about $229,000. Congress Asset Management Co. MA lifted its stake in shares of VF by 379.0% in the fourth quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 763,659 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $56,511,000 after acquiring an additional 604,228 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fulcrum Capital LLC acquired a new stake in VF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $5,440,000.

In other 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 sale, the director now directly owns 197,740 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,869,483.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Scott H. Baxter sold 89,822 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.14, for a total value of $6,389,937.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 127,844 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,094,822.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 138,516 shares of company stock worth $9,859,318 over the last quarter. Insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Cowen set a $79.00 price objective on VF and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded VF from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Barclays assumed coverage on VF in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. They set an “overweight” rating and a $96.00 price objective on the stock. Susquehanna Bancshares restated a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price objective on shares of VF in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price objective (up previously from $81.00) on shares of VF in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently 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 current ratio of 1.47, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $31,570.00, a P/E ratio of 32.91, a PEG ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 0.91. VF Corp has a 1 year low of $49.65 and a 1 year high of $82.95.

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VF Company 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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