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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
VLKPY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. VLKPY: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VLKPY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.6 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.38
Equity to Asset 0.22
VLKPY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VLKPY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VLKPY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.27
Interest Coverage 0.42
VLKPY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. VLKPY: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VLKPY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 3.73 Max: N/A
Current: 0.42
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.67
M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
5.19%
0.08%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.58
VLKPY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. VLKPY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VLKPY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.91  Med: 5.64 Max: 7.07
Current: 0.58
-1.91
7.07
Net-margin (%) 0.31
VLKPY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VLKPY: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VLKPY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.64  Med: 4.39 Max: 11.27
Current: 0.31
-0.64
11.27
ROE (%) 0.37
VLKPY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. VLKPY: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VLKPY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.78  Med: 13.12 Max: 20.23
Current: 0.37
-1.78
20.23
ROA (%) 0.17
VLKPY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. VLKPY: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VLKPY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 2.98 Max: 7.71
Current: 0.17
-0.37
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.76
VLKPY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. VLKPY: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKPY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 24.58 Max: 44.3
Current: 3.76
0.39
44.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
VLKPY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. VLKPY: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKPY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 4.7 Max: 16.4
Current: 1.1
-1
16.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
VLKPY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. VLKPY: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLKPY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 5.8 Max: 16.8
Current: -8.8
-8.8
16.8
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Preferred stocks of Volkswagen AG

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:VOW5.Germany, VOW3.Italy, VW.Luxembourg, VWA.Netherlands, VW.Switzerland, VKW.UK,
Volkswagen AG manufactures automobile. The Company produces the Passat, Golf, Cabrio, Jetta, GTI, Beetle, Audi, Seat and Skoda and Lamborghini.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 216.71
VLKPY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. VLKPY: 216.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VLKPY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 6.97 Max: 222.38
Current: 216.71
2.64
222.38
Forward P/E 2.20
VLKPY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. VLKPY: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 216.71
VLKPY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. VLKPY: 216.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VLKPY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 6.96 Max: 222.38
Current: 216.71
2.64
222.38
P/B 0.73
VLKPY's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. VLKPY: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VLKPY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.73
0.3
1.31
P/S 0.31
VLKPY's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. VLKPY: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VLKPY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.48 Max: 6.43
Current: 0.31
0.24
6.43
POCF 5.68
VLKPY's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. VLKPY: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VLKPY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.46  Med: 8.06 Max: 32.43
Current: 5.68
3.46
32.43
EV-to-EBIT 40.44
VLKPY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. VLKPY: 40.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLKPY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.4  Med: 15 Max: 89.3
Current: 40.44
-54.4
89.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.83
VLKPY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. VLKPY: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VLKPY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.8 Max: 89.3
Current: 5.83
1.2
89.3
PEG 262.50
VLKPY's PEG is ranked lower than
99% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. VLKPY: 262.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VLKPY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.76 Max: 262.5
Current: 262.5
0.23
262.5
Shiller P/E 6.01
VLKPY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. VLKPY: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VLKPY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 5.9 Max: 6.16
Current: 6.01
5.76
6.16
Current Ratio 1.00
VLKPY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VLKPY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLKPY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.24
Current: 1
0.98
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.76
VLKPY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VLKPY: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLKPY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.79 Max: 1
Current: 0.76
0.74
1
Days Inventory 75.70
VLKPY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.27 vs. VLKPY: 75.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VLKPY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.27  Med: 63.2 Max: 75.7
Current: 75.7
50.27
75.7
Days Payable 45.78
VLKPY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 51.78 vs. VLKPY: 45.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VLKPY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.84  Med: 40.75 Max: 45.78
Current: 45.78
32.84
45.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.15
VLKPY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VLKPY: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VLKPY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 2.08 Max: 4.75
Current: 0.15
0.08
4.75
Dividend Payout 0.28
VLKPY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. VLKPY: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VLKPY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.28
0.05
2.04
Dividend Growth (3y) 17.00
VLKPY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. VLKPY: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VLKPY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17 Max: 43.8
Current: 17
0
43.8
Forward Dividend Yield 0.15
VLKPY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. VLKPY: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.54
VLKPY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. VLKPY: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VLKPY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 7.49 Max: 17.1
Current: 0.54
0.29
17.1
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
VLKPY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. VLKPY: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VLKPY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.9  Med: -0.1 Max: 24.8
Current: -2.5
-40.9
24.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.34
VLKPY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. VLKPY: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VLKPY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.4
Current: 2.34
0.5
4.4
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
VLKPY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VLKPY: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VLKPY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.65 Max: 1
Current: 0.72
0.43
1
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
VLKPY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VLKPY: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VLKPY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.85 Max: 7.05
Current: 0.65
0.51
7.05
Price/Graham Number 4.76
VLKPY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VLKPY: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VLKPY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.86 Max: 4.76
Current: 4.76
0.26
4.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.46
VLKPY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. VLKPY: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLKPY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.5 Max: 44.6
Current: 2.46
1.1
44.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.78
VLKPY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. VLKPY: -2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VLKPY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 7.8 Max: 42.6
Current: -2.78
-3.4
42.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $236,889
EPS (TTM) $ 0.20
Beta1.77
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $21.01 - 30.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,506.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 214,295 214,853 237,554
EPS ($) 11.97 12.58 26.15
EPS w/o NRI ($) 11.97 12.58 26.15
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-6.98%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.63 2.21 4.39
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