NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- V.F. Corp. (VFC: $87) has been picked by Standard & Poor's Equity Research as its Focus Stock of the Week. VFC carries S&P's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. V.F. Corp is among the world's largest apparel companies, and holds the number one and number two brands in several market categories.
"In a little more than five years, VFC has transformed itself into a company with a world class portfolio of apparel and footwear brands from the jeans and intimates company it was known as prior to 2005," said Marie Driscoll, Retail Equity Analyst at Standard & Poor's Equity Research. "With brands spanning The North Face, lucy, and Vans in its Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition, to Nautica in Sportswear, Wranglers in Jeanswear, and 7 For All Mankind in the Contemporary Coalition, VFC has broad access to consumers in 150 countries of various psychographic profiles."
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