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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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Cash to Debt 1.18
VIPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. VIPS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIPS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 12.4 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.18
Equity to Asset 0.23
VIPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VIPS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIPS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.23
0.11
0.38
Interest Coverage 29.00
VIPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.22 vs. VIPS: 29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIPS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.08  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 29
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.37
WACC vs ROIC
12.76%
58.82%
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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Operating margin (%) 5.00
VIPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. VIPS: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIPS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.23  Med: -1.73 Max: 5.15
Current: 5
-49.23
5.15
Net-margin (%) 3.45
VIPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. VIPS: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VIPS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.22  Med: -1.37 Max: 3.95
Current: 3.45
-49.22
3.95
ROE (%) 41.97
VIPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. VIPS: 41.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIPS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3862.78  Med: 32.5 Max: 51.27
Current: 41.97
-3862.78
51.27
ROA (%) 9.12
VIPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. VIPS: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIPS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.16  Med: -3.36 Max: 9.12
Current: 9.12
-116.16
9.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 72.52
VIPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. VIPS: 72.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIPS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2029.04  Med: -78.8 Max: 295.01
Current: 72.52
-2029.04
295.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 88.10
VIPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VIPS: 88.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIPS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 42.8 Max: 88.1
Current: 88.1
0
88.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

VIPS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mason Hawkins 286,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,678,133 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 22,840 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 831,869 sh (+184.40%)
Chris Davis 1,990,504 sh (+60.30%)
Matthews China Fund 1,162,529 sh (+28.35%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,230,000 sh (+11.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,300,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q2 2016

VIPS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 1,045,000 sh (New)
George Soros 315,837 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 3,490,735 sh (New)
Mason Hawkins 462,800 sh (+61.37%)
Chris Davis 2,474,050 sh (+24.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,300,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 1,025,460 sh (-16.63%)
Matthews China Fund 950,929 sh (-18.20%)
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Q3 2016

VIPS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chase Coleman 7,300,568 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 282,826 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 240,742 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 638,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 546,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,988,916 sh (+90.33%)
Chris Davis 2,683,442 sh (+8.46%)
Columbia Wanger 3,490,735 sh (unchged)
George Soros 315,837 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 430,082 sh (-7.07%)
Matthews China Fund 779,429 sh (-18.03%)
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Q4 2016

VIPS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 241,642 sh (+0.37%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail  
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Vipshop Holdings Ltd through its subsidiaries operates an online platform that offers products to consumers in the People's Republic of China through flash sales on its vipshop.com and vip.com website.

Vipshop Holdings Ltd was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on August 27, 2010. The Company through its subsidiaries operate an online platform that offers products to consumers in the People's Republic of China through flash sales on its vipshop.com and vip.com website. Flash sale represents a new online retail format combining the advantages of e-commerce and discount sales through selling a finite quantity of discounted products or services online for a limited period of time. Its primary competitors include: B2C e-commerce companies that sell similar products and services online, such as Tmall, Jingdong and Dangdang, and other online flash sales companies.

Guru Investment Theses on Vipshop Holdings Ltd

Matthews China Fund Comments on Vipship - Dec 01, 2016

Gree Electric Appliances (SZSE:000651) re-listed after it acquired an alternative energy battery producer. Although the merits of this acquisition remain to be seen, its core air conditioning business is showing signs of strength as the excess inventory in the channel has dissipated.



From Matthews Fund third-quarter 2016 commentary.



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Matthews China Fund Comments on Vipship - Dec 01, 2016

Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) continues to diversify its active users in online discount inventory clearances aimed at younger consumers. Although the average value of each purchase is lower, the volume increase generally offsets this, and appears to be leading to a broader business offering. The company is also increasingly selling more seasonal products as well as discounted product as its distribution reach grows.



From Matthews Fund third-quarter 2016 commentary.



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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.51
VIPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. VIPS: 23.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VIPS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.25  Med: 90.9 Max: 424.58
Current: 23.51
23.25
424.58
Forward P/E 3.32
VIPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. VIPS: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
VIPS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. VIPS: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VIPS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23  Med: 91.06 Max: 505.2
Current: 23
23
505.2
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 21.59
VIPS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. VIPS: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VIPS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.59  Med: 43 Max: 51.73
Current: 21.59
21.59
51.73
P/B 8.21
VIPS's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. VIPS: 8.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIPS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 13.72 Max: 40.24
Current: 8.21
2.99
40.24
P/S 0.82
VIPS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. VIPS: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIPS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.73 Max: 5.06
Current: 0.82
0.36
5.06
EV-to-EBIT 16.75
VIPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. VIPS: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIPS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109  Med: 43.4 Max: 195.9
Current: 16.75
-109
195.9
EV-to-EBITDA 16.75
VIPS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. VIPS: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIPS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109  Med: 43.4 Max: 195.9
Current: 16.75
-109
195.9
Current Ratio 0.98
VIPS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VIPS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIPS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.98
0.98
1.66
Quick Ratio 0.70
VIPS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. VIPS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIPS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.7
0.59
1.32
Days Inventory 31.20
VIPS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 88.91 vs. VIPS: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIPS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.2  Med: 57.93 Max: 217.84
Current: 31.2
31.2
217.84
Days Sales Outstanding 11.15
VIPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. VIPS: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIPS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.69 Max: 56.83
Current: 11.15
0.65
56.83
Days Payable 65.24
VIPS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 51.97 vs. VIPS: 65.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VIPS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.24  Med: 131.34 Max: 174.79
Current: 65.24
65.24
174.79

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.80
VIPS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. VIPS: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VIPS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.3  Med: -2.4 Max: 0
Current: -4.8
-35.3
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 26.32
VIPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VIPS: 26.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VIPS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 23.07 Max: 150.81
Current: 26.32
2.99
150.81
Price/Projected FCF 10.37
VIPS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VIPS: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIPS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 14.74 Max: 15.09
Current: 10.37
10.37
15.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
VIPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VIPS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIPS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.47
0.21
2.5
Price/Graham Number 5.21
VIPS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VIPS: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VIPS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 9 Max: 28.17
Current: 5.21
4.7
28.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.00
VIPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. VIPS: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIPS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.6 Max: 6
Current: 6
0.5
6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,866
EPS (TTM) $ 0.45
Beta1.53
Short Percentage of Float4.47%
52-Week Range $10.21 - 17.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)590.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 8,420 10,368
EPS ($) 2.62 3.19
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.62 3.19
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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