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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 0.30
VIP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. VIP: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VIP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.28
VIP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. VIP: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VIP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.28
0.11
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.31
VIP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. VIP: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.06 Max: 11.32
Current: 1.31
0.63
11.32
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.79
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
13.46%
115.92%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.17
VIP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. VIP: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VIP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.71  Med: 16.09 Max: 30.77
Current: 12.17
-2.71
30.77
Net Margin % 27.12
VIP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
96% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. VIP: 27.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VIP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.44  Med: 5.93 Max: 27.17
Current: 27.12
-16.44
27.17
ROE % 52.50
VIP's ROE % is ranked higher than
96% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. VIP: 52.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VIP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.89  Med: 10.79 Max: 54.06
Current: 52.5
-21.89
54.06
ROA % 7.53
VIP's ROA % is ranked higher than
81% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. VIP: 7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VIP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.02  Med: 3.41 Max: 27.68
Current: 7.53
-5.02
27.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.86
VIP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. VIP: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VIP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.75  Med: 22.68 Max: 84.22
Current: 19.86
-2.75
84.22
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -18.40
VIP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VIP: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VIP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: -22.8 Max: 18.3
Current: -18.4
-60.5
18.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 5.90
VIP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VIP: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VIP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.6  Med: -33.5 Max: 14.9
Current: 5.9
-61.6
14.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -47.60
VIP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. VIP: -47.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VIP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.3  Med: -60.55 Max: -4.2
Current: -47.6
-67.3
-4.2
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with VimpelCom Ltd $VIP.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

VIP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,422,522 sh (+438.14%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,466,700 sh (+50.02%)
David Abrams 18,770,950 sh (+3.14%)
Mario Gabelli 346,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2016

VIP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 18,770,950 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 346,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 4,885,400 sh (-10.63%)
Jim Simons 866,100 sh (-39.12%)
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Q3 2016

VIP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 521,334 sh (New)
Howard Marks 4,895,273 sh (+191.58%)
David Abrams 18,770,950 sh (unchged)
George Soros 530,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 346,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 4,545,200 sh (-6.96%)
Jim Simons 285,300 sh (-67.06%)
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Q4 2016

VIP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 596,000 sh (+72.25%)
David Abrams 18,770,950 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Howard Marks 4,642,818 sh (-5.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,265,500 sh (-28.15%)
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Business Description

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VimpelCom Ltd provides voice, data and other telecommunication services through an array of wireless, fixed and broadband internet services, as well as selling equipment and accessories.

VimpelCom is the third-largest wireless telephone company in Russia, with 58.1 million subscribers. It also has some fixed-line and broadband assets in the country. It controls operations in 11 other countries, with a total of 147.4 million wireless customers. This includes increased scale in Pakistan following the acquisition of Warid Telecom. It also merged its Italian unit with 3 Italia into a joint venture with another 20.7 million wireless subscribers.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 3.04
VIP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. VIP: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VIP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 11.14 Max: 57.9
Current: 3.04
2.49
57.9
Forward PE Ratio 36.76
VIP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. VIP: 36.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 5.38
VIP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
89% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. VIP: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VIP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 5.21 Max: 7.5
Current: 5.38
4.32
7.5
PB Ratio 1.18
VIP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VIP: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VIP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.18
0.81
2.34
PS Ratio 0.82
VIP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VIP: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VIP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.82
0.4
1.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.50
VIP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. VIP: 33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VIP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.78  Med: 9.74 Max: 282.79
Current: 33.5
3.78
282.79
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.90
VIP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. VIP: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VIP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.76 Max: 5.2
Current: 3.9
1.24
5.2
EV-to-EBIT 11.61
VIP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. VIP: 11.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 121.9
Current: 11.61
-54.4
121.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.59
VIP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. VIP: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 4.6 Max: 38.7
Current: 4.59
-0.3
38.7
Current Ratio 0.69
VIP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VIP: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.69
0.63
0.97
Quick Ratio 0.67
VIP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. VIP: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.67
0.59
0.95
Days Inventory 19.26
VIP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. VIP: 19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 15.91 Max: 21.05
Current: 19.26
8.17
21.05
Days Sales Outstanding 35.00
VIP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.58 vs. VIP: 35.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.32  Med: 27.82 Max: 53.7
Current: 35
14.32
53.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.85
VIP's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. VIP: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VIP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 5.01 Max: 11.68
Current: 0.85
0.43
11.68
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -64.80
VIP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. VIP: -64.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VIP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -33.75 Max: 20.3
Current: -64.8
0
20.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 9.63
VIP's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. VIP: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.01
VIP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VIP: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VIP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.41
VIP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. VIP: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VIP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.41
0.31
0.42
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.00
VIP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VIP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VIP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.09
Current: 1
0.57
2.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.61
VIP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. VIP: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VIP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 13.2 Max: 846.9
Current: 8.61
0.8
846.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.06
VIP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. VIP: -12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VIP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.7  Med: -5.4 Max: 41.8
Current: -12.06
-14.7
41.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,905
EPS (TTM) $ 1.37
Beta2.36
Short Percentage of Float0.44%
52-Week Range $3.12 - 4.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,756.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,149 9,562 9,896
EPS ($) 0.11 0.10 0.13
EPS without NRI ($) 0.11 0.10 0.13
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.04
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