VF Corp. (VFC +5%) enjoys a boost from Bank of America, which upgrades its stock rating to...

|By:, SA News Editor

VF Corp. (VFC +5%) enjoys a boost from Bank of America, which upgrades its stock rating to Buy from Neutral on momentum in the retailer's higher-margin international and direct-to-consumer segments led by its North Face and Vans brands. VFC also could see greater-than-expected accretion from its recent acquisition of Timberland.