Shares of VF Corp.
advanced 4.56% to $82.13 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. VF Corp. closed $8.66 below its 52-week high ($90.79), which the company reached on April 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Nike Inc. Cl B
rose 0.73% to $131.94, Burberry Group PLC ADR
rose 0.45% to $31.35, and Ralph Lauren Corp. Cl A
rose 2.57% to $122.73. Trading volume (3.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.