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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
VIP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. VIP: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36
Equity to Asset 0.13
VIP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. VIP: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.13
0.11
0.54
Interest Coverage 0.35
VIP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. VIP: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 4.31 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.35
0.35
11.32
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.40
M-Score: -3.21
WACC vs ROIC
18.48%
-1.97%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.06
VIP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. VIP: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.71  Med: 21.58 Max: 30.77
Current: 3.06
-2.71
30.77
Net-margin (%) -6.95
VIP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. VIP: -6.95 )
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: 20.4
Current: -6.95
-16.44
20.4
ROE (%) -13.88
VIP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. VIP: -13.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.89  Med: 10.7 Max: 54.06
Current: -13.88
-21.89
54.06
ROA (%) -1.78
VIP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. VIP: -1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.02  Med: 2.83 Max: 27.68
Current: -1.78
-5.02
27.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.67
VIP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. VIP: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.75  Med: 23.26 Max: 84.22
Current: 1.67
-2.75
84.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.20
VIP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. VIP: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: -27.2 Max: 18.3
Current: -27.2
-60.5
18.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -38.80
VIP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VIP: -38.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.6  Med: -38.8 Max: 14.9
Current: -38.8
-61.6
14.9
» VIP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

VIP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Pioneer Investments 127,100 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,224,000 sh (New)
David Abrams 10,200,000 sh (+103.94%)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 350,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2015

VIP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 264,340 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,515 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 3,643,900 sh (+197.70%)
David Abrams 18,200,000 sh (+78.43%)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 346,000 sh (-1.14%)
» More
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%)
Howard Marks 1,678,900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 346,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
» More
Q2 2016

VIP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 50.00
VIP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. VIP: 50.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.70
VIP's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. VIP: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.7
0.82
2.34
P/S 0.87
VIP's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. VIP: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.87
0.38
1.99
PFCF 13.07
VIP's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. VIP: 13.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VIP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 8.93 Max: 528.7
Current: 13.07
3.79
528.7
POCF 3.08
VIP's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. VIP: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VIP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.75 Max: 5.2
Current: 3.08
1.2
5.2
EV-to-EBIT 118.11
VIP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.28 vs. VIP: 118.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.7  Med: 4.9 Max: 120.9
Current: 118.11
-52.7
120.9
EV-to-EBITDA 6.82
VIP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. VIP: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 4.9 Max: 38.7
Current: 6.82
-0.3
38.7
Current Ratio 0.91
VIP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. VIP: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.91
0.71
1.13
Quick Ratio 0.89
VIP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VIP: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.89
0.67
1.09
Days Inventory 19.08
VIP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. VIP: 19.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 15.56 Max: 19.08
Current: 19.08
8.17
19.08
Days Sales Outstanding 42.71
VIP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.51 vs. VIP: 42.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.32  Med: 20.55 Max: 53.7
Current: 42.71
14.32
53.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.82
VIP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. VIP: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VIP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 5.33 Max: 11.68
Current: 0.82
0.43
11.68
Dividend Growth (3y) -64.80
VIP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
84% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VIP: -64.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VIP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 20.3
Current: -64.8
0
20.3
Forward Dividend Yield 0.82
VIP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. VIP: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.03
VIP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. VIP: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VIP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.03
0.02
0.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.60
VIP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. VIP: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VIP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -217.4  Med: -17.1 Max: -2.6
Current: -2.6
-217.4
-2.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.46
VIP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VIP: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.46
0.31
0.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
VIP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VIP: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.02
0.54
2.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.79
VIP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. VIP: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 13.3 Max: 846.9
Current: 0.79
0.79
846.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -13.25
VIP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. VIP: -13.25 )
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: -13.7  Med: -1.15 Max: 42.2
Current: -13.25
-13.7
42.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,922
EPS (TTM) $ -0.35
Beta2.42
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $2.71 - 5.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,756.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 8,791 9,001 9,397
EPS ($) 0.09 0.21 0.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.09 0.21 0.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.04 0.04
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VimpelCom Is A Sell Owing To Its Heavy Baggage Of Weaknesses May 20 2015 
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