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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 0.29
VLKAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. VLKAY: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.64 Max: N/A
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.26
VLKAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VLKAY: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.26
0.23
0.27
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.88
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
3.86%
5.49%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.28
VLKAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. VLKAY: 6.28 )
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: 6.28
4.84
7.07
Net-margin (%) 5.10
VLKAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. VLKAY: 5.10 )
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: 5.1
3.14
11.27
ROE (%) 11.89
VLKAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. VLKAY: 11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 11.59 Max: 20.26
Current: 11.89
2.73
20.26
ROA (%) 3.03
VLKAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. VLKAY: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.89 Max: 7.71
Current: 3.03
0.56
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.42
VLKAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. VLKAY: 17.42 )
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: 17.42
4.96
44.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
VLKAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 973 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 872 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 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 771 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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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VLKAY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 7.90
VLKAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. VLKAY: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.65  Med: 10.00 Max: 431.64
Current: 7.9
2.65
431.64
Forward P/E 6.82
VLKAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. VLKAY: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.80
VLKAY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. VLKAY: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.64  Med: 9.92 Max: 416.63
Current: 7.8
2.64
416.63
P/B 0.85
VLKAY's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VLKAY: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.85
0.72
1.31
P/S 0.40
VLKAY's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. VLKAY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.55 Max: 6.76
Current: 0.4
0.3
6.76
POCF 5.62
VLKAY's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.39 vs. VLKAY: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.15  Med: 7.33 Max: 14.68
Current: 5.62
2.15
14.68
EV-to-EBIT 12.11
VLKAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. VLKAY: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 15.85 Max: 93.9
Current: 12.11
7.5
93.9
PEG 0.75
VLKAY's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. VLKAY: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.08 Max: 12.64
Current: 0.75
0.16
12.64
Shiller P/E 8.37
VLKAY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. VLKAY: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 9.64 Max: 12.59
Current: 8.37
5.89
12.59
Current Ratio 1.03
VLKAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. VLKAY: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.03
1
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.77
VLKAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VLKAY: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.81 Max: 1
Current: 0.77
0.76
1
Days Inventory 69.79
VLKAY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 55.32 vs. VLKAY: 69.79 )
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: 69.79
46.55
66.12
Days Sales Outstanding 20.68
VLKAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 60.59 vs. VLKAY: 20.68 )
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: 20.68
19.13
24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.86
VLKAY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. VLKAY: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.91
Current: 2.86
0.27
2.91
Dividend Payout 0.22
VLKAY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. VLKAY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.22
0.22
2.04
Dividend growth (3y) 22.10
VLKAY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 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) 9.94
VLKAY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. VLKAY: 9.94 )
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: 10.12
Current: 9.94
0.94
10.12
Share Buyback Rate -2.20
VLKAY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 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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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.28
VLKAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VLKAY: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.47 Max: 4.41
Current: 2.28
0.99
4.41
Price/Projected FCF 1.41
VLKAY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VLKAY: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.41
0.55
2.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
VLKAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VLKAY: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.81 Max: 6.15
Current: 0.73
0.57
6.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.17
VLKAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. VLKAY: 1.17 )
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: 0.61 Max: 14.58
Current: 1.17
0.07
14.58
Price/Graham Number 0.86
VLKAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VLKAY: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.98
Current: 0.86
0.34
2.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.30
VLKAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. VLKAY: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 13.3
Current: 8.3
1.1
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.49
VLKAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.38 vs. VLKAY: 3.49 )
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: 8.50 Max: 44.4
Current: 3.49
-3.4
44.4

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 219,320 233,026 253,744
EPS($) 23.78 26.77 30.89
EPS without NRI($) 23.78 26.77 30.89

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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