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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
DDAIF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. DDAIF: 0.24 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset 0.24
DDAIF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. DDAIF: 0.24 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.24

0.15
0.28
Interest Coverage 11.47
DDAIF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. DDAIF: 11.47 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 9999.99
Current: 11.47

0.12
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.48
M-Score: -2.15
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.25
DDAIF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. DDAIF: 8.25 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 8.59
Current: 8.25

0.14
8.59
Net-margin (%) 5.94
DDAIF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. DDAIF: 5.94 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 5.8
Current: 5.94

-0.43
5.8
ROE (%) 17.33
DDAIF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. DDAIF: 17.33 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.37   Max: 20.11
Current: 17.33

-8.37
20.11
ROA (%) 4.31
DDAIF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. DDAIF: 4.31 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.02   Max: 4.22
Current: 4.31

-2.02
4.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.63
DDAIF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. DDAIF: 19.63 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.98   Max: 28.94
Current: 19.63

-2.98
28.94
Revenue Growth (%) 5.90
DDAIF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. DDAIF: 5.90 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.9
Current: 5.9

0
5.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.70
DDAIF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DDAIF: 9.70 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.3   Max: 62.2
Current: 9.7

-46.3
62.2
EPS Growth (%) 14.40
DDAIF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DDAIF: 14.40 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.1   Max: 46.2
Current: 14.4

-25.1
46.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2012

DDAIF Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Tom Russo 1,002 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2013

DDAIF Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Tom Russo 1,002 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

DDAIF Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Tom Russo Sold Out
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Q3 2014

DDAIF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ruane Cunniff 3,864 sh (New)
David Dreman 351 sh (New)
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Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-30 New Buy$76.595 - $95.72 $ 85.011%3864
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy$76.595 - $95.72 $ 85.011%351
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.80
DDAIF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. DDAIF: 9.80 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 147.87
Current: 9.8

4.89
147.87
P/B 1.64
DDAIF's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DDAIF: 1.64 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.64

0.52
2.09
P/S 0.58
DDAIF's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. DDAIF: 0.58 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.58

0.18
0.81
EV-to-EBIT 13.05
DDAIF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.38 vs. DDAIF: 13.05 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -124.2   Max: 54
Current: 13.05

-124.2
54
PEG 0.25
DDAIF's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. DDAIF: 0.25 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 931
Current: 0.25

0.39
931
Shiller P/E 17.61
DDAIF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. DDAIF: 17.61 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 24.85
Current: 17.61

6.75
24.85
Current Ratio 1.20
DDAIF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DDAIF: 1.20 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.65
Current: 1.2

0.72
4.65
Quick Ratio 0.88
DDAIF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DDAIF: 0.88 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.93
Current: 0.88

0.58
3.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.67
DDAIF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. DDAIF: 3.67 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 11.1
Current: 3.67

1.48
11.1
Dividend Payout 0.32
DDAIF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. DDAIF: 0.32 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 13.27
Current: 0.32

0.73
13.27
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.70
DDAIF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. DDAIF: 3.70 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 11.1
Current: 3.7

1.48
11.1
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
DDAIF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. DDAIF: -0.60 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.5   Max: -3.6
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.06
DDAIF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. DDAIF: 2.06 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.22
Current: 2.06

0.66
2.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.28
DDAIF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. DDAIF: 4.28 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 34.28
Current: 4.28

2.97
34.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
DDAIF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DDAIF: 1.30 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.3

0.37
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.48
DDAIF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DDAIF: 0.48 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.48

0.3
0.56
Price/Graham Number 0.93
DDAIF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. DDAIF: 0.93 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.98
Current: 0.93

0.52
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.70
DDAIF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. DDAIF: 7.70 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 58.3
Current: 7.7

1.9
58.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.57
DDAIF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. DDAIF: 16.57 )
DDAIF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -57.6   Max: 16.6
Current: 16.57

-57.6
16.6

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:0NXX.UK, DAI.Italy, DAIN.Germany, DAI.Germany, DAIC.Germany, DAI N.Mexico, DAI.Switzerland,
Daimler AG was incorporated under the name DaimlerChrysler AG on May 6, 1998. On October 2007, it changed the name of the company from DaimlerChrysler AG to Daimler AG. The Company develops, manufactures, distributes and sells automotive products, mainly passenger cars, trucks, vans and buses. It also provides financial and other services relating to its automotive businesses. It offers its automotive products and related financial services mainly in Western Europe and in the NAFTA region, which consists of the United States, Canada and Mexico. It reports the following five segments: Mercedes-Benz Cars; Daimler Trucks; Mercedes-Benz Vans; Daimler Buses; and Daimler Financial Services. Mercedes-Benz Cars designs, produces and sells Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, Maybach high-end luxury sedans and smart micro compact passenger cars. Daimler Trucks manufactures and sells trucks and specialty vehicles under the brand names Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and Fuso. Mercedes-Benz Vans designs, manufactures and sells vans under the brand names Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. Daimler Buses are full-line supplier in the international bus market. The Company's financial services activities consist mainly of financing and leasing services supporting its Mercedes-Benz and other vehicle businesses. The vehicle segments develop and manufacture passenger cars and off-road vehicles, trucks and buses. Mercedes-Benz Cars sells its passenger cars and off-road vehicles under the brand names Mercedes-Benz, smart and Maybach. Daimler Trucks distributes its trucks under the brand names Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star and Fuso. The vans of the Mercedes-Benz Vans segment are sold under the brand name Mercedes-Benz. Daimler Buses sells completely built-up buses under the brand names Mercedes-Benz, Setra and Orion. In addition, Daimler Buses produces and sells bus chassis. The vehicle segments also sell related spare parts and accessories. It competes with BMW, Volkswagen, Scania, MAN, Iveco, Renault and among others. The automotive industry is subject to extensive government regulation. Laws in various countries regulate the emission levels, fuel economy, noise, and safety of vehicles, as well as the levels of pollutants generated by the plants that produce them.
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