V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.52% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VFC was $73.43, representing a -12.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.38 and a 43.36% increase over the 52 week low of $51.22.
VFC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Cintas Corporation ( CTAS ) and Tapestry, Inc. ( TPR ). VFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports VFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 16.89%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VFC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPMV )
- PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio ( PDP )
- PowerShares S&P 500 Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PFM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of 7.5% over the last 100 days. SPMV has the highest percent weighting of VFC at 2.08%.
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