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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.28
VIP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VIP: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.14
VIP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VIP: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.14
0.12
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.28
VIP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. VIP: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 4.31 Max: 11.32
Current: 1.28
0.16
11.32
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.83
M-Score: -3.21
WACC vs ROIC
31.36%
0.91%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.01
VIP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. VIP: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 25.07 Max: 30.77
Current: 14.01
1.53
30.77
Net-margin (%) -2.78
VIP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. VIP: -2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.64  Med: 6.67 Max: 20.4
Current: -2.78
-11.64
20.4
ROE (%) -7.11
VIP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. VIP: -7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.89  Med: 10.79 Max: 54.06
Current: -7.11
-21.89
54.06
ROA (%) -1.13
VIP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. VIP: -1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.02  Med: 3.41 Max: 27.68
Current: -1.13
-5.02
27.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.59
VIP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. VIP: 14.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 25.62 Max: 84.22
Current: 14.59
0.81
84.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.50
VIP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VIP: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.5  Med: -30.35 Max: 18.4
Current: -5.5
-60.5
18.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
VIP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. VIP: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.6  Med: -34.15 Max: 14.9
Current: -9.4
-61.6
14.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VIP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 6,464 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 391,000 sh (New)
George Soros 258,397 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,410,000 sh (+442.31%)
Jim Simons 1,440,100 sh (+63.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,091,800 sh (+11.12%)
Mario Gabelli 365,800 sh (-3.23%)
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Q3 2014

VIP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 2,346,900 sh (+12.20%)
Howard Marks 1,410,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 364,800 sh (-0.27%)
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Q4 2014

VIP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 48,256 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (+19.07%)
Mario Gabelli 344,000 sh (-5.70%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,360,400 sh (-42.03%)
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Q1 2015

VIP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Abrams 2,959,958 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 66,156 sh (+37.09%)
Mario Gabelli 345,000 sh (+0.29%)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 856,300 sh (-37.06%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 11.34
VIP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. VIP: 11.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.85
VIP's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. VIP: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.85
0.83
2.34
P/S 0.56
VIP's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. VIP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.56
0.32
1.99
POCF 3.01
VIP's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. VIP: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VIP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.74 Max: 5.2
Current: 3.01
1.2
5.2
EV-to-EBIT 14.92
VIP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. VIP: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -313  Med: 8.15 Max: 233.2
Current: 14.92
-313
233.2
Shiller P/E 12.43
VIP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. VIP: 12.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VIP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.57  Med: 11.75 Max: 13.8
Current: 12.43
10.57
13.8
Current Ratio 1.01
VIP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. VIP: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.01
0.71
1.13
Quick Ratio 1.00
VIP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VIP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.09
Current: 1
0.67
1.09
Days Inventory 12.16
VIP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. VIP: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.17  Med: 11.78 Max: 18.77
Current: 12.16
8.17
18.77
Days Sales Outstanding 35.82
VIP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.77 vs. VIP: 35.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.32  Med: 25.96 Max: 48.01
Current: 35.82
14.32
48.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.47
VIP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. VIP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VIP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 6.32 Max: 11.68
Current: 0.47
0.43
11.68
Dividend growth (3y) -67.50
VIP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
82% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VIP: -67.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 20.3
Current: -67.5
0
20.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.47
VIP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. VIP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 6.32 Max: 11.68
Current: 0.47
0.42
11.68
Share Buyback Rate -4.70
VIP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. VIP: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
VIP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -4.7  Med: -93.95 Max: -210.9
Current: -4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.55
VIP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. VIP: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.55
0.34
0.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
VIP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. VIP: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.38
Current: 0.73
0.48
2.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.70
VIP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. VIP: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 12.00 Max: 38.5
Current: 6.7
0.4
38.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.28
VIP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. VIP: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VIP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 9.40 Max: 41.8
Current: 5.28
2.9
41.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:35V.Germany,
VimpelCom Ltd was incorporated on June 5, 2009 in Bermuda. The Company is a telecommunications operator providing voice and data services through an array of wireless, fixed and broadband internet services, as well as selling equipment and accessories. The Company operated telecommunication services in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi and the Central African Republic. The Company provides services under the Beeline, Kyivstar, banglalink, Mobilink, Telecel, Leo, Djezzy, Wind and Infostrada brands. It uses direct sales channels, indirect sales channels and telesales for consumer DSL. It is subject to regulation governing the operation of its business activities, such regulation typically takes the form of industry-specific laws and regulations covering telecommunications services and general competition law applicable to all activities.
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