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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
VIP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VIP: 0.19 )
VIP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.18
VIP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. VIP: 0.18 )
VIP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.18

0.18
0.54
Interest Coverage 0.16
VIP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. VIP: 0.16 )
VIP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 11.32
Current: 0.16

0.16
11.32
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.28
M-Score: -4.63
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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history
Operating margin (%) 1.53
VIP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. VIP: 1.53 )
VIP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 30.77
Current: 1.53

1.53
30.77
Net-margin (%) -11.64
VIP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. VIP: -11.64 )
VIP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.64   Max: 20.4
Current: -11.64

-11.64
20.4
ROE (%) -26.97
VIP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. VIP: -26.97 )
VIP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.97   Max: 27.03
Current: -26.97

-26.97
27.03
ROA (%) -5.28
VIP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. VIP: -5.28 )
VIP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.28   Max: 13.84
Current: -5.28

-5.28
13.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.23
VIP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. VIP: 2.23 )
VIP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 46.36
Current: 2.23

2.23
46.36
Revenue Growth (%) 14.80
VIP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. VIP: 14.80 )
VIP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.5   Max: 18.4
Current: 14.8

-60.5
18.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.90
VIP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VIP: -10.90 )
VIP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -61.7   Max: 17.4
Current: -10.9

-61.7
17.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

VIP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Caxton Associates 21,200 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,154,800 sh (+939.42%)
Jim Simons 953,300 sh (+55.9%)
Mario Gabelli 394,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 148,735 sh (-26.73%)
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Q4 2013

VIP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 4,193 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,550,400 sh (+34.26%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 379,500 sh (-3.8%)
Jim Simons 632,100 sh (-33.69%)
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Q1 2014

VIP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Howard Marks 260,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 11,998 sh (New)
Jim Simons 881,559 sh (+39.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,882,400 sh (+21.41%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 378,000 sh (-0.4%)
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Q2 2014

VIP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 6,464 sh (New)
George Soros 258,397 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 391,000 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VIP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$7.59 - $9.25 $ 8.622%258397
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy$7.59 - $9.25 $ 8.622%6464
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out $8.54 - $12.94 $ 8.62-17%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$11.75 - $14.55 $ 8.62-33%4193
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Ratios

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history
P/S 0.68
VIP's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. VIP: 0.68 )
VIP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.99
Current: 0.68

0.5
1.99
PFCF 11.40
VIP's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.43 vs. VIP: 11.40 )
VIP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 173.71
Current: 11.4

4.95
173.71
Current Ratio 0.81
VIP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VIP: 0.81 )
VIP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.81

0.71
1.13
Quick Ratio 0.79
VIP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. VIP: 0.79 )
VIP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.79

0.67
1.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.22
VIP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. VIP: 5.22 )
VIP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.99   Max: 10.46
Current: 5.22

2.99
10.46
Dividend growth (3y) 20.30
VIP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VIP: 20.30 )
VIP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.3
Current: 20.3

0
20.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.30
VIP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VIP: 5.30 )
VIP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.99   Max: 10.46
Current: 5.3

2.99
10.46
Share Buyback Rate -12.40
VIP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. VIP: -12.40 )
VIP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -12.4   Max: -210.9
Current: -12.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
VIP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. VIP: 0.60 )
VIP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.6

0.55
0.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
VIP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VIP: 0.80 )
VIP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.18
Current: 0.8

0.67
2.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
VIP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. VIP: 0.40 )
VIP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 38.5
Current: 0.4

0.4
38.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 38.32
VIP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. VIP: 38.32 )
VIP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 28.5   Max: 48.8
Current: 38.32

28.5
48.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:35V.Germany
VimpelCom Ltd. was formed in the year 2009. The company was incorporated in Bermuda. It is a jointly owned and controlled by Altimo Holdings & Investments Ltd. and Telenor East Invest AS. OJSC VimpelCom is a telecommunications operator providing voice and data services through through an array of wireless, fixed and broadband internet services, as well as selling equipment and accessories. As of 31 December 2012, the Company operated telecommunications services in Russia, Italy, Algeria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Armenia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Central African Republic, Burundi, and Cambodia. The operations of these companies cover a territory with a total population of approximately 767 million as of December 31, 2012. The Company provides services under the 'Beeline', 'Kyivstar', 'djuice', '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 our 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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