Equities research analysts predict that PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $1.43 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for PVH’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.45 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.36. PVH reported earnings per share of $1.23 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 16.3%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, March 28th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that PVH will report full-year earnings of $7.79 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.70 to $7.83. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $8.76 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $8.17 to $8.95. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for PVH.

PVH (NYSE:PVH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The textile maker reported $3.02 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.91 by $0.11. PVH had a net margin of 6.22% and a return on equity of 11.95%. The firm had revenue of $2.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.60 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of PVH in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of PVH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $158.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $148.00 target price on shares of PVH in a research note on Sunday, October 1st. Cowen set a $150.00 target price on shares of PVH and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co upped their target price on shares of PVH from $158.00 to $165.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. PVH has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $147.59.

In other PVH news, EVP Mark D. Fischer sold 2,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $138.50, for a total transaction of $318,550.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Emanuel Chirico sold 370,327 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.56, for a total transaction of $49,090,547.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 388,299 shares of company stock valued at $51,554,859 in the last quarter. 1.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of PVH. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of PVH by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 2,202 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 57 shares in the last quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of PVH by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 6,309 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $722,000 after buying an additional 65 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of PVH by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 14,310 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $1,638,000 after buying an additional 107 shares in the last quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of PVH by 7.4% in the 2nd quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC now owns 3,112 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $356,000 after buying an additional 214 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its holdings in shares of PVH by 5.2% in the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 5,465 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $625,000 after buying an additional 269 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.82% of the company’s stock.

Shares of PVH (NYSE:PVH) traded up $1.05 on Tuesday, reaching $143.63. 488,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 713,700. PVH has a 1 year low of $84.53 and a 1 year high of $144.83. The stock has a market cap of $11,050.00, a P/E ratio of 21.37, a P/E/G ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.82.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.038 per share. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.11%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 21st. PVH’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 2.23%.

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PVH Company Profile

PVH Corp. is an apparel company. The Company operates through three segments: Calvin Klein, which consists of the Calvin Klein North America and Calvin Klein International segments; Tommy Hilfiger, which consists of the Tommy Hilfiger North America and Tommy Hilfiger International segments, and Heritage Brands, which consists of the Heritage Brands Wholesale and Heritage Brands Retail segments.

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