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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.04
VA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. VA: 3.04 )
VA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.04

Equity to Asset 0.46
VA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. VA: 0.46 )
VA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.24   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.46

-1.24
0.46
Interest Coverage 2.77
VA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. VA: 2.77 )
VA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.77

1.14
2.77
Z-Score: 1.68
WACC vs ROIC
3.29%
5.24%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.71
VA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. VA: 2.71 )
VA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.64   Max: 6.47
Current: 2.71

-2.64
6.47
Net-margin (%) 1.04
VA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. VA: 1.04 )
VA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.91   Max: 4.03
Current: 1.04

-10.91
4.03
ROE (%) 1.10
VA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. VA: 1.10 )
VA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 159.81   Max: 159.81
Current: 1.1

ROA (%) 0.44
VA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. VA: 0.44 )
VA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.9   Max: 7.07
Current: 0.44

-56.9
7.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.40
VA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. VA: 6.40 )
VA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.13   Max: 63.49
Current: 6.4

-47.13
63.49
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Guru Trades

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Q4 2014

VA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Stanley Druckenmiller 8,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,322 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 36,800 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 330,000 sh (New)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Heebner 2014-12-31 New Buy0.39%$30 - $43.8 $ 36.281%330000
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 New Buy0.02%$30 - $43.8 $ 36.281%36800
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 New Buy0.02%$30 - $43.8 $ 36.281%36800
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 New Buy0.01%$30 - $43.8 $ 36.281%14322
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 5.00
VA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. VA: 5.00 )
VA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 6.14
Current: 5

4.7
6.14
Forward P/E 8.64
VA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. VA: 8.64 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.50
VA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. VA: 4.50 )
VA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.17   Max: 5.44
Current: 4.5

4.17
5.44
P/B 3.40
VA's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VA: 3.40 )
VA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 4.11
Current: 3.4

3.15
4.11
P/S 0.20
VA's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. VA: 0.20 )
VA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.2

0.17
0.22
PFCF 3.30
VA's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VA: 3.30 )
VA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.11   Max: 4.07
Current: 3.3

3.11
4.07
POCF 2.01
VA's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. VA: 2.01 )
VA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.01

1.85
2.41
EV-to-EBIT 21.53
VA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. VA: 21.53 )
VA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 0.6
Current: 21.53

-0.1
0.6
Current Ratio 1.30
VA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. VA: 1.30 )
VA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3

0.88
1.3
Quick Ratio 1.30
VA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. VA: 1.30 )
VA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3

0.88
1.3
Days Sales Outstanding 13.58
VA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. VA: 13.58 )
VA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 3.51
Current: 13.58

2.7
3.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.70
VA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. VA: 3.70 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.7

Price/Median PS Value 1.00
VA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. VA: 1.00 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1

Price/Graham Number 2.00
VA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. VA: 2.00 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
VA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. VA: 4.70 )
VA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 16002.5
Current: 4.7

4.6
16002.5

Business Description

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