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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

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.24
VLKAY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VLKAY: 0.24 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset 0.26
VLKAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VLKAY: 0.26 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.26

0.24
0.28
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.94
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
2.80%
5.34%
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 (%) 6.29
VLKAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. VLKAY: 6.29 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.84   Max: 7.07
Current: 6.29

4.84
7.07
Net-margin (%) 5.46
VLKAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. VLKAY: 5.46 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 11.27
Current: 5.46

3.14
11.27
ROE (%) 12.18
VLKAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. VLKAY: 12.18 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 69.51
Current: 12.18

2.57
69.51
ROA (%) 3.26
VLKAY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. VLKAY: 3.26 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.71
Current: 3.26

0.56
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.97
VLKAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. VLKAY: 16.97 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 30.32
Current: 16.97

3.76
30.32
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
VLKAY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. VLKAY: 4.70 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 35.7
Current: 4.7

-8.7
35.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
VLKAY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. VLKAY: -9.40 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 168.4
Current: -9.4

-38.7
168.4
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Guru Trades

VLKAY Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

VLKAY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 867 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

VLKAY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 642 sh (-25.95%)
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Q4 2014

VLKAY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 642 sh (unchged)
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Latest Guru Trades with VLKAY

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David Dreman 2014-09-30 Reduce -25.95%$41.645 - $52.71 $ 50.689%642
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy$50.135 - $53.78 $ 50.68-3%867
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Preferred stocks of Volkswagen AG

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.10
VLKAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. VLKAY: 15.10 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 121.24
Current: 15.1

2.57
121.24
Forward P/E 7.35
VLKAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. VLKAY: 7.35 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.00
VLKAY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. VLKAY: 15.00 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 121.24
Current: 15

2.57
121.24
P/B 0.70
VLKAY's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. VLKAY: 0.70 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.7

0.45
0.73
P/S 0.50
VLKAY's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. VLKAY: 0.50 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 6.76
Current: 0.5

0.29
6.76
POCF 10.44
VLKAY's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. VLKAY: 10.44 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.15   Max: 14.68
Current: 10.44

2.15
14.68
EV-to-EBIT 15.23
VLKAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. VLKAY: 15.23 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 93.9
Current: 15.23

7.5
93.9
PEG 1.24
VLKAY's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VLKAY: 1.24 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 4.71
Current: 1.24

0.08
4.71
Shiller P/E 9.70
VLKAY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.11 vs. VLKAY: 9.70 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.12   Max: 48.27
Current: 9.7

5.12
48.27
Current Ratio 1.02
VLKAY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. VLKAY: 1.02 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 1.24
Current: 1.02

1
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.77
VLKAY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VLKAY: 0.77 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1
Current: 0.77

0.76
1
Days Inventory 68.18
VLKAY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 58.76 vs. VLKAY: 68.18 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 46.55   Max: 65.14
Current: 68.18

46.55
65.14
Days Sales Outstanding 20.63
VLKAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 69.71 vs. VLKAY: 20.63 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.13   Max: 24
Current: 20.63

19.13
24

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.20
VLKAY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. VLKAY: 2.20 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.14
Current: 2.2

0.27
2.14
Dividend Payout 0.20
VLKAY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. VLKAY: 0.20 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.2

0.16
2.02
Dividend growth (3y) 29.80
VLKAY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. VLKAY: 29.80 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.8
Current: 29.8

0
29.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.44
VLKAY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. VLKAY: 4.44 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.32
Current: 4.44

0.55
4.32
Share Buyback Rate -2.60
VLKAY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. VLKAY: -2.60 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.7   Max: -5.2
Current: -2.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.10
VLKAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. VLKAY: 2.10 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.94
Current: 2.1

0.66
2.94
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.30
VLKAY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. VLKAY: 4.30 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.13
Current: 4.3

0.55
3.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
VLKAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. VLKAY: 0.90 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 5.13
Current: 0.9

0.51
5.13
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
VLKAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VLKAY: 1.80 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.8

0.07
3.68
Price/Graham Number 0.70
VLKAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VLKAY: 0.70 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.7

0.21
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
VLKAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. VLKAY: 6.60 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 13.2
Current: 6.6

1.1
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.91
VLKAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. VLKAY: 1.91 )
VLKAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 42.1
Current: 1.91

-3.4
42.1

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
Compare:TM, BAMXF, DDAIF, NSANY, GM » details
Traded in other countries:50IT.UK, VW-V.Netherlands, VW.Switzerland, VW-V.Switzerland, VKW.UK, VWA.Netherlands, 0P6O.UK, 0P6N.UK, VOW.Germany, VOW3.Germany, VOW5.Germany,
Volkswagen AG is incorporated in Germany. The Company manufactures automobiles, sports cars, trucks, and commercial vehicles. The Company consists of two divisons namely the Automotive Division and the Financial Services Division. The Automotive Division comprise comprise the development of vehicles and engines, the production and sale of passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks, buses and motorcycles, as well as the genuine parts, large-bore diesel engines, turbomachinery, special gear units, propulsion components and testing systems businessesThis division consists of Passenger Cars Business Area and the Commercial Vehicles/Power Engineering Business Area. It also consist the light commercial vehicles business and the trucks and buses businesses have been presented under the Commercial. The Financial Services Division combines dealer and customer financing, leasing, banking and insurance activities, fleet management and mobility offerings. The Company operates in Europe/Other markets, North America, South America and Asia-Pacific. The Company produces the Passat, Golf, Cabrio, Jetta, GTI, Beetle, Audi, Seat and Skoda and Lamborghini.
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