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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.12
VIAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VIAS: 0.12 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12

Equity to Asset 0.17
VIAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 2582 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. VIAS: 0.17 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.17

-0.5
0.35
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.21
M-Score: -2.61
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 (%) 2.75
VIAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. VIAS: 2.75 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -44.61   Max: 7.15
Current: 2.75

-44.61
7.15
Net-margin (%) -1.47
VIAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. VIAS: -1.47 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -52.84   Max: 2.69
Current: -1.47

-52.84
2.69
ROE (%) -8.73
VIAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. VIAS: -8.73 )
VIAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5317.18   Max: 13.91
Current: -8.73

-5317.18
13.91
ROA (%) -1.59
VIAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. VIAS: -1.59 )
VIAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.17   Max: 3.52
Current: -1.59

-45.17
3.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.42
VIAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2600 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. VIAS: 6.42 )
VIAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -89.06   Max: 20.91
Current: 6.42

-89.06
20.91
Revenue Growth (%) 4.00
VIAS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1920 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. VIAS: 4.00 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.1   Max: 26.4
Current: 4

-44.1
26.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.90
VIAS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. VIAS: -3.90 )
VIAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.5   Max: -3.9
Current: -3.9

-42.5
-3.9
EPS Growth (%) -41.00
VIAS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VIAS: -41.00 )
VIAS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.8   Max: -3.2
Current: -41

-50.8
-3.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

VIAS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 94,358 sh (+2.17%)
Chuck Royce 363,738 sh (+0.9%)
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Q4 2013

VIAS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 101,658 sh (+7.74%)
Chuck Royce 373,738 sh (+2.75%)
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Q1 2014

VIAS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 103,758 sh (+2.07%)
Chuck Royce 373,738 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

VIAS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 107,158 sh (+3.28%)
Chuck Royce 373,738 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.61
VIAS's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. VIAS: 1.61 )
VIAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.61

0.87
2.21
P/S 0.25
VIAS's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. VIAS: 0.25 )
VIAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.25

0.11
0.57
EV-to-EBIT 26.53
VIAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.99 vs. VIAS: 26.53 )
VIAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 384.3
Current: 26.53

7
384.3
Current Ratio 1.57
VIAS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. VIAS: 1.57 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.57

0.28
1.76
Quick Ratio 1.11
VIAS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VIAS: 1.11 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.11

0.21
1.26

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 13.61
VIAS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIAS: 13.61 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 13.76
Current: 13.61

1.69
13.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
VIAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VIAS: 1.01 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.01

0.45
2.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
VIAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2079 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. VIAS: 3.80 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 14.3
Current: 3.8

0.3
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -14.31
VIAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. VIAS: -14.31 )
VIAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 11
Current: -14.31

-13.6
11

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:VY7.Germany
Viasystems Group, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. It was formed in 1996. The Company is a worldwide provider of complex multi-layer printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electromechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). PCBs serve as the 'electronic backbone' of almost all electronic equipment, and its E-M Solutions products and services integrate PCBs and other components into finished or semi-finished electronic equipment, which include custom and standard metal enclosures, metal cabinets, metal racks and sub-racks, backplanes, cable assemblies and busbars. Printed Circuit Boards serve as the foundation of almost all electronic equipment, providing the circuitry and mounting surfaces necessary to interconnect discrete electronic components, such as integrated circuits, capacitors and resistors. Electro-Mechanical Solutions include a wide variety of products and services, primarily including assembly of backplanes, custom and standard metal enclosures, cabinets, racks and sub-racks, systems integration and assembly, final product testing and fulfillment. The Company's objective is to be the leader in providing complex multi-layer PCBs and E-M Solutions globally. The Company's primary direct competitors are Compeq Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Flextronics Corporation, Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd., Kingboard Chemical Holdings Ltd., LG Corp., Nanya Technology Corp., Sanmina-SCI Corp. and TTM Technologies, Inc. Some of its operations are subject to federal, state, local and foreign environmental laws and regulations, which govern, among other things, the discharge of pollutants into the air, ground and water, as well as the handling, storage, manufacturing and disposal of, or exposure to, solid and hazardous wastes, and occupational safety and health.
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