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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 3.36
VA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. VA: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 3.36 Max: N/A
Current: 3.36
Equity to Asset 0.48
VA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. VA: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.55  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.48
-0.55
0.48
Interest Coverage 2.77
VA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. VA: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.77
1.14
2.77
Z-Score: 2.40
WACC vs ROIC
3.55%
69.17%
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 (%) 9.67
VA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. VA: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.64  Med: 1.65 Max: 6.47
Current: 9.67
-2.64
6.47
Net-margin (%) 8.19
VA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. VA: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.91  Med: -4.49 Max: 4.03
Current: 8.19
-10.91
4.03
ROE (%) 47.86
VA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. VA: 47.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 159.81  Med: 159.81 Max: 159.81
Current: 47.86
ROA (%) 12.49
VA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. VA: 12.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.9  Med: 1.67 Max: 7.07
Current: 12.49
-56.9
7.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 84.83
VA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. VA: 84.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46.69  Med: 59.96 Max: 63.31
Current: 84.83
-46.69
63.31
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Q1 2015

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.01
VA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. VA: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.3  Med: 6.27 Max: 9.01
Current: 7.01
5.3
9.01
Forward P/E 12.89
VA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. VA: 12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.50
VA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. VA: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 5.33 Max: 7.59
Current: 5.5
4.5
7.59
P/B 2.78
VA's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. VA: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 2.71 Max: 4.11
Current: 2.78
2.09
4.11
P/S 0.18
VA's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. VA: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.18
0.18
2.79
PFCF 5.72
VA's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. VA: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 6.94 Max: 11.38
Current: 5.72
4.3
11.38
POCF 5.00
VA's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. VA: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.76  Med: 6.08 Max: 10.28
Current: 5
3.76
10.28
EV-to-EBIT 8.47
VA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. VA: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 10.4
Current: 8.47
5.5
10.4
Current Ratio 1.29
VA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. VA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.29
0.76
1.3
Quick Ratio 1.29
VA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. VA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.29
0.76
1.3
Days Sales Outstanding 7.32
VA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. VA: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 3.39 Max: 3.51
Current: 7.32
2.7
3.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.78
VA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VA: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.70 Max: 4.55
Current: 2.78
2.11
4.55
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
VA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
202% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VA: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.85
0.64
2.07
Price/Graham Number 1.25
VA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
330% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. VA: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.25
0.95
2.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.79
VA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VA: 11.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.7  Med: 14.20 Max: 18.2
Current: 11.79
9.7
18.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,501 1,732
EPS($) 2.55 2.61
EPS without NRI($) 2.55 2.61

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:2VA1.Germany,
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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