V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.87 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that VFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $192.11, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VFC was $192.11, representing a -5.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $202.35 and a 34.54% increase over the 52 week low of $142.79.
VFC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Michael Kors Holdings Limited ( KORS ) and Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ). VFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.05. Zacks Investment Research reports VFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.58%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VFC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC )
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of 5.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VFC at 1.16%.