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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
64% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 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: 0.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.38
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
VLKPY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 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: 0.2  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.22
0.2
0.27
Interest Coverage 0.36
VLKPY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. VLKPY: 0.36 )
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: 0.36
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.70
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
5.27%
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 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 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
79% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 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
82% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 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
79% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 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) % 3.83
VLKPY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. VLKPY: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VLKPY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 24.58 Max: 44.3
Current: 3.83
0.4
44.3
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.10
VLKPY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VLKPY: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VLKPY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 4.7 Max: 16.4
Current: 1.1
-0.6
16.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.80
VLKPY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. VLKPY: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VLKPY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 6.2 Max: 16.8
Current: -8.8
-8.8
16.8
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
50IT.UK177.531.48

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers    NAICS: 336211 
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Traded in other countries:VOW5.Germany, VOW3.Italy, NSCLU7664007.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 is one of the world's largest automotive manufacturers. Automotive brands include Volkswagen passenger cars, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, and Skoda. Commercial vehicle brands include MAN, Scania, and Volkswagen. The company's financial services group provides dealer financing to support floor plans, consumer financing for vehicle purchases, and other financial services.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 228.61
VLKPY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. VLKPY: 228.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VLKPY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 9.8 Max: 250.9
Current: 228.61
2.64
250.9
Forward PE Ratio 6.30
VLKPY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. VLKPY: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 228.61
VLKPY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
98% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. VLKPY: 228.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VLKPY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 9.76 Max: 250.9
Current: 228.61
2.64
250.9
PB Ratio 0.77
VLKPY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. VLKPY: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VLKPY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.49
Current: 0.77
0.3
3.49
PS Ratio 0.33
VLKPY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. VLKPY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VLKPY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.88
Current: 0.33
0.24
2.88
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.98
VLKPY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. VLKPY: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VLKPY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 7.38 Max: 45.45
Current: 5.98
1.97
45.45
EV-to-EBIT 41.55
VLKPY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. VLKPY: 41.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLKPY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: 14.6 Max: 59.4
Current: 41.55
-52.9
59.4
EV-to-EBITDA 5.99
VLKPY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. VLKPY: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VLKPY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.2 Max: 25.1
Current: 5.99
1.2
25.1
PEG Ratio 285.75
VLKPY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. VLKPY: 285.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
VLKPY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.81 Max: 285.75
Current: 285.75
0.2
285.75
Shiller PE Ratio 7.14
VLKPY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.18 vs. VLKPY: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VLKPY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 6.65 Max: 7.84
Current: 7.14
5.85
7.84
Current Ratio 1.00
VLKPY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 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: 1.06 Max: 1.24
Current: 1
0.98
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.76
VLKPY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 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: 0.8 Max: 1
Current: 0.76
0.74
1
Days Inventory 75.70
VLKPY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 54.90 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
59% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 54.12 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 % 0.13
VLKPY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. VLKPY: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VLKPY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.82 Max: 4.75
Current: 0.13
0.07
4.75
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.28
VLKPY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. VLKPY: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VLKPY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.28
0.07
0.6
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 17.00
VLKPY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. VLKPY: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VLKPY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17 Max: 43.8
Current: 17
0
43.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.47
VLKPY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VLKPY: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.47
VLKPY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. VLKPY: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VLKPY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 6.55 Max: 17.1
Current: 0.47
0.25
17.1
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
VLKPY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 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
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.45
VLKPY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VLKPY: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VLKPY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.4
Current: 2.45
0.5
4.4
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.41
VLKPY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VLKPY: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VLKPY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.41
0.55
1.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 21.36
VLKPY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
100% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VLKPY: 21.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.78
VLKPY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. VLKPY: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VLKPY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.97 Max: 6.54
Current: 0.78
0.58
6.54
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.99
VLKPY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VLKPY: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VLKPY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.91 Max: 4.99
Current: 4.99
0.26
4.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.41
VLKPY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. VLKPY: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VLKPY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.65 Max: 44.6
Current: 2.41
1.7
44.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.47
VLKPY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. VLKPY: -2.47 )
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: -2.8  Med: 9.8 Max: 20.1
Current: -2.47
-2.8
20.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $236,889
EPS (TTM) $ 0.20
Beta1.68
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $23.07 - 33.26
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,506.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 212,702 214,083 218,961
EPS ($) 5.69 10.92 11.62
EPS without NRI ($) 5.69 10.92 11.62
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.73%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.16 2.12 2.68
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