VF Corp Dividend yield

 Price  56.86
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  1.09
 Cash-flow  3.34
 Book value  7.79
 Equity  8.20

VF Corp is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. VF Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

VF Corp paid a total dividend of 784 million USD last year, for a market value of 22,289 millions (Market Cap 18,373 millions). Dividend per share of VF Corp is 2.00 USD, and his stock market price 56.86 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, VF Corp has a dividend yield of 3.52%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare VF Corp dividend yield with other Personal Goods companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of VF Corp

VF Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of VF Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.52%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). VF Corp payout on ernings is currently 183.49%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that VF Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of VF Corp is USD 3.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of VF Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

VF Corp payout

VF Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

VF Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth VF Corp showed a return of -2.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -28.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Personal Goods firms.

VF Corp stock and market return