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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.04
VA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 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
94% of the 180 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
77% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 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: 1.40
WACC vs ROIC
3.46%
48.55%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.47
VA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. VA: 6.47 )
VA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.64   Max: 6.47
Current: 6.47

-2.64
6.47
Net-margin (%) 4.03
VA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. VA: 4.03 )
VA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.91   Max: 4.03
Current: 4.03

-10.91
4.03
ROE (%) 159.81
VA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. VA: 159.81 )
VA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 159.81   Max: 159.81
Current: 159.81

ROA (%) 7.07
VA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. VA: 7.07 )
VA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.9   Max: 7.07
Current: 7.07

-56.9
7.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 63.49
VA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. VA: 63.49 )
VA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.13   Max: 63.49
Current: 63.49

-47.13
63.49
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 4.50
VA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
100% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 32.80 vs. VA: 4.50 )
VA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 6.14
Current: 4.5

4.11
6.14
Forward P/E 11.05
VA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. VA: 11.05 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.80
VA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
100% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 32.70 vs. VA: 3.80 )
VA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.64   Max: 5.44
Current: 3.8

3.64
5.44
P/B 2.90
VA's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. VA: 2.90 )
VA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 4.11
Current: 2.9

2.7
4.11
P/S 0.16
VA's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. VA: 0.16 )
VA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.16

0.1
0.22
PFCF 2.90
VA's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VA: 2.90 )
VA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 4.07
Current: 2.9

2.7
4.07
POCF 1.67
VA's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. VA: 1.67 )
VA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.67

1.61
2.41
EV-to-EBIT 10.85
VA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. VA: 10.85 )
VA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 0.6
Current: 10.85

-0.5
0.6
Current Ratio 1.30
VA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 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
92% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 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 3.39
VA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
100% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. VA: 3.39 )
VA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 3.51
Current: 3.39

2.7
3.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 3.40
VA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. VA: 3.40 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.4

Price/Median PS Value 0.90
VA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VA: 0.90 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.9

Price/Graham Number 1.90
VA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. VA: 1.90 )
VA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.9

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
VA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. VA: 9.00 )
VA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 9   Max: 5149.3
Current: 9

9
5149.3

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Virgin America Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 2004. The Company is low-cost airline based in California that provides scheduled air travel in the continental United States and Mexico. It operates from its focus cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco to other business and leisure destinations in North America. It provides a distinctive offering for its passengers, whom it calls guests, that is centered around its brand and its travel experience, while at the same time maintaining a low-cost structure through its point-to-point network and high utilization of its efficient, single fleet type. The principal competitors on domestic routes are Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Virgin America, the Virgin America logo and the Virgin signature are trademarks of the Company.
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