Reasonably Valued in Comparison to Peers? – V.F. Corporation (VFC), BCE Inc. (BCE)

V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has a price-to-sales ratio of 2.39, well below its Apparel competitors. For the industry, the average P/S ratio sits at 6.48, which is less than the sector’s 136.78. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.62 and as high as 3.03. Also, it is down from 84% of the total 747 rivals across the globe.

VFC traded at an unexpectedly low level on 02/04/2019 when the stock experienced a 0.99% gain to a closing price of $85.06. The company saw 2101382 shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 5 sessions has been 2483480 shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

V.F. Corporation (VFC) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 29.32% move, based on the high target price ($110) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $95.1 price target, but the stock is already up 26.62% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -12.31% versus recent highs ($97). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $78 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -8.3% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 22.83% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 2.63% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 19.23% so far this year.

V.F. Corporation (VFC) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, V.F. Corporation needs to grow just 11.69% to cross its median price target of $95. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) are $75.35 and $84.7. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, VFC is a stock with 396.05 million shares outstanding that normally trades 1.67% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.62% with 1.99 average true range (ATR). VFC has a beta of 1.11 and RSI is 68.74.

Investors also need to beware of the BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 2.21, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Telecommunications Equipment industry has an average P/S ratio of 3, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 2.73. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.97 and as high as 2.52. Also, it is down from 63% of the total 405 rivals across the globe.

BCE Inc. (BCE)’s Lead Over its Technicals

BCE Inc. by far traveled 12.15% versus a 1-year low price of $38.75. The share price was last seen -0.34% lower, reaching at $43.46 on Feb. 04, 2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $43.35 and $43.5733. This company shares are 9.39% off its target price of $47.54 and the current market capitalization stands at $39.03B. The recent change has given its price a 4.15% lead over SMA 50 and -5.91% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 8.54% gains, 11.78% gains and 4.35% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found BCE’s volatility during a week at 1.04% and during a month it has been found around 1.27%.

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Intraday Metrics

BCE Inc. (BCE) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 613937 shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 874780 shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.