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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.34
VLKAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VLKAY: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VLKAY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.64 Max: N/A
Current: 0.34
Equity to Asset 0.25
VLKAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VLKAY: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VLKAY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.25
0.23
0.27
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.61
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
5.08%
1.53%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 2.08
VLKAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. VLKAY: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VLKAY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 6.12 Max: 7.07
Current: 2.08
5.92
7.07
Net-margin (%) 2.39
VLKAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. VLKAY: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VLKAY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 7.52 Max: 11.27
Current: 2.39
4.6
11.27
ROE (%) 4.17
VLKAY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. VLKAY: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VLKAY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 13.12 Max: 20.26
Current: 4.17
2.73
20.26
ROA (%) 1.05
VLKAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. VLKAY: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VLKAY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.98 Max: 7.71
Current: 1.05
0.56
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.31
VLKAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. VLKAY: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKAY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.69  Med: 23.49 Max: 44.3
Current: 4.31
9.69
44.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
VLKAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. VLKAY: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
57% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. VLKAY: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
55% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VLKAY: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKAY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.1  Med: 10.40 Max: 130.7
Current: 1.8
-38.1
130.7
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.29
VLKAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. VLKAY: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VLKAY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 10.02 Max: 431.64
Current: 9.29
2.65
431.64
Forward P/E 1.73
VLKAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. VLKAY: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.11
VLKAY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. VLKAY: 9.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VLKAY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 9.96 Max: 416.63
Current: 9.11
2.64
416.63
P/B 0.59
VLKAY's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VLKAY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VLKAY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.59
0.52
1.31
P/S 0.26
VLKAY's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. VLKAY: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VLKAY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.67 Max: 6.43
Current: 0.26
0.32
6.43
POCF 3.75
VLKAY's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. VLKAY: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VLKAY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 7.09 Max: 14.65
Current: 3.75
2.15
14.65
EV-to-EBIT 38.59
VLKAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. VLKAY: 38.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLKAY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 20.10 Max: 133.5
Current: 38.59
9.5
133.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.23
VLKAY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. VLKAY: 7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VLKAY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 9.10 Max: 89.3
Current: 7.23
5.2
89.3
PEG 0.91
VLKAY's PEG is ranked higher than
59% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VLKAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VLKAY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.08 Max: 10.25
Current: 0.91
0.16
10.25
Current Ratio 1.02
VLKAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. VLKAY: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLKAY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.02
1
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.78
VLKAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. VLKAY: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLKAY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.80 Max: 1
Current: 0.78
0.76
1
Days Inventory 91.66
VLKAY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.15 vs. VLKAY: 91.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VLKAY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.27  Med: 61.47 Max: 66.12
Current: 91.66
50.27
66.12
Days Payable 54.31
VLKAY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 53.01 vs. VLKAY: 54.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VLKAY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.84  Med: 40.38 Max: 45.36
Current: 54.31
32.84
45.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.29
VLKAY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VLKAY: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VLKAY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.86 Max: 4.75
Current: 4.29
0.28
4.75
Dividend Payout 0.39
VLKAY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. VLKAY: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VLKAY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.39
0.22
2.04
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.10
VLKAY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. VLKAY: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VLKAY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.30 Max: 43.8
Current: 22.1
0
43.8
Forward Dividend Yield 4.29
VLKAY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VLKAY: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 14.95
VLKAY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. VLKAY: 14.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VLKAY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 6.47 Max: 16.51
Current: 14.95
0.97
16.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.20
VLKAY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. VLKAY: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VLKAY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: -1.25 Max: 2.4
Current: -2.2
-5.2
2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.59
VLKAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. VLKAY: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VLKAY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.40 Max: 4.41
Current: 1.59
0.99
4.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.98
VLKAY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VLKAY: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VLKAY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.98
0.55
2.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
VLKAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VLKAY: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VLKAY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.88 Max: 6.77
Current: 0.51
0.49
6.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.18
VLKAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VLKAY: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VLKAY' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.54 Max: 14.58
Current: 1.18
0.07
14.58
Price/Graham Number 0.59
VLKAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VLKAY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VLKAY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.91 Max: 6.87
Current: 0.59
0.34
6.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.54
VLKAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. VLKAY: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKAY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.00 Max: 10.6
Current: 2.54
0.7
10.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.63
VLKAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VLKAY: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VLKAY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 8.60 Max: 44.4
Current: 3.63
-3.4
44.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $227362
EPS $ 2.68
Beta1.94
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $22.71 - 52.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)2378.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 217,619 207,685 239,031
EPS($) 7.71 7.30 14.32
EPS without NRI($) 7.71 7.30 14.32

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
Compare:TM, BAMXF, DDAIF, NSANY, GM » details
Traded in other countries:VOW5.Germany, VW.Netherlands, VW.Switzerland, 50IT.UK,
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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