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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
VLKAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. VLKAY: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.65 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.24
VLKAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VLKAY: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.24
0.23
0.27
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.91
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
4.65%
5.44%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 6.35
VLKAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. VLKAY: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.84  Med: 6.05 Max: 7.07
Current: 6.35
4.84
7.07
Net-margin (%) 5.47
VLKAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. VLKAY: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.14  Med: 4.98 Max: 11.27
Current: 5.47
3.14
11.27
ROE (%) 12.76
VLKAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. VLKAY: 12.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 11.59 Max: 32.11
Current: 12.76
2.73
32.11
ROA (%) 3.25
VLKAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. VLKAY: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.89 Max: 7.71
Current: 3.25
0.56
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.26
VLKAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. VLKAY: 18.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.96  Med: 19.95 Max: 44.3
Current: 18.26
4.96
44.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
VLKAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. VLKAY: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 6
Current: 6
0
6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
VLKAY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VLKAY: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7  Med: 6.05 Max: 16.8
Current: 8.6
-8.7
16.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
VLKAY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. VLKAY: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.1  Med: 10.40 Max: 130.9
Current: 1.8
-38.1
130.9
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.27
VLKAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. VLKAY: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.65  Med: 10.02 Max: 431.64
Current: 9.27
2.65
431.64
Forward P/E 1.55
VLKAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. VLKAY: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.50
VLKAY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. VLKAY: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.64  Med: 9.98 Max: 416.63
Current: 9.5
2.64
416.63
P/B 1.18
VLKAY's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. VLKAY: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.18
0.46
1.38
P/S 0.51
VLKAY's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. VLKAY: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.56 Max: 6.76
Current: 0.51
0.3
6.76
POCF 8.16
VLKAY's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. VLKAY: 8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.15  Med: 7.38 Max: 14.68
Current: 8.16
2.15
14.68
EV-to-EBIT 15.48
VLKAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. VLKAY: 15.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 16.00 Max: 93.9
Current: 15.48
7.5
93.9
PEG 0.91
VLKAY's PEG is ranked higher than
63% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. VLKAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.05 Max: 12.64
Current: 0.91
0.16
12.64
Shiller P/E 10.79
VLKAY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. VLKAY: 10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 9.67 Max: 12.59
Current: 10.79
5.89
12.59
Current Ratio 1.01
VLKAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. VLKAY: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.01
1
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.76
VLKAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. VLKAY: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.81 Max: 1
Current: 0.76
0.76
1
Days Inventory 69.17
VLKAY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.37 vs. VLKAY: 69.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 46.55  Med: 54.97 Max: 66.12
Current: 69.17
46.55
66.12
Days Sales Outstanding 20.19
VLKAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 60.75 vs. VLKAY: 20.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.13  Med: 20.94 Max: 24
Current: 20.19
19.13
24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 2.31
VLKAY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. VLKAY: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.31
0.27
2.65
Dividend Payout 0.17
VLKAY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. VLKAY: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.44 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.17
0.22
2.04
Dividend growth (3y) 22.10
VLKAY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. VLKAY: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 13.30 Max: 43.8
Current: 22.1
0
43.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.03
VLKAY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. VLKAY: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 6.40 Max: 9.21
Current: 8.03
0.94
9.21
Share Buyback Rate -2.20
VLKAY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. VLKAY: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4  Med: -1.25 Max: -5.2
Current: -2.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.79
VLKAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VLKAY: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.43
Current: 3.79
0.63
4.43
Price/Projected FCF 13.16
VLKAY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. VLKAY: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.24 Max: 6.29
Current: 13.16
0.55
6.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
VLKAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VLKAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.79 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.91
0.56
6.04
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.41
VLKAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VLKAY: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.55 Max: 14.58
Current: 1.41
0.07
14.58
Price/Graham Number 1.18
VLKAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. VLKAY: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.50 Max: 3
Current: 1.18
0.21
3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.61
VLKAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VLKAY: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.20 Max: 13.3
Current: 6.61
1.1
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.13
VLKAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. VLKAY: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 7.75 Max: 39.7
Current: 3.13
-3.4
39.7

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:50IT.UK, VW.Netherlands, VW-V.Netherlands, VKW.UK, VWA.Netherlands, VW.Switzerland, VW-V.Switzerland, VOW5.Germany, 0P6O.UK, 0P6N.UK, VOW4.Germany, VOW.Germany, VOW3.Germany,
Volkswagen AG was incorporated in Germany. The Company manufactures automobiles, sports cars, trucks, and commercial vehicles. The Company consists of two divisions 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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