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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
VLPNF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. VLPNF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VLPNF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.45 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.39
VLPNF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. VLPNF: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VLPNF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.39
0.34
0.43
Interest Coverage 4.41
VLPNF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.69 vs. VLPNF: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VLPNF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 4.26 Max: 8.68
Current: 4.41
1.24
8.68
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.92
WACC vs ROIC
5.93%
5.74%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.39
VLPNF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. VLPNF: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VLPNF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 7.98 Max: 14.57
Current: 6.39
4.12
14.57
Net-margin (%) 4.03
VLPNF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. VLPNF: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VLPNF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 5.23 Max: 11.02
Current: 4.03
2.18
11.02
ROE (%) 7.52
VLPNF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. VLPNF: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VLPNF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 10.92 Max: 28.5
Current: 7.52
2.59
28.5
ROA (%) 3.11
VLPNF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. VLPNF: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VLPNF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 4.52 Max: 11.78
Current: 3.11
1.49
11.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.03
VLPNF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. VLPNF: 9.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLPNF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.03  Med: 15.47 Max: 39.07
Current: 9.03
9.03
39.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.20
VLPNF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. VLPNF: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLPNF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.4 Max: 9.8
Current: -2.2
0
9.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
VLPNF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VLPNF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLPNF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.1 Max: 11.9
Current: 3.1
0
11.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
VLPNF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. VLPNF: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VLPNF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.2  Med: -5.2 Max: 58.9
Current: 8.7
-47.2
58.9
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:NYSE:RS, NYSE:X, NYSE:GGB, NYSE:SID, NYSE:TX, OTCPK:BLSFY, NYSE:WOR, NAS:STLD, OTCPK:APEMY, OTCPK:OUTFF, OTCPK:KBSTY, NYSE:AKS, NYSE:CMC, AMEX:SIM, OTCPK:USNZY, NYSE:MTL, OTCPK:VLOWY, OTCPK:RUSMF, OTCPK:TMKXY, OTCPK:AMSIY » details
Traded in other countries:VOE.Austria, VAS.Germany, VOE.Switzerland, 0MKX.UK,
Voest-Alpine AG through its subsidiaries, manufactures processes & distributes steel products. The Company is divided into four divisions: Steel division, Special Steel division, Metal Engineering division and Metal Forming division.

voestalpine AG, through its subsidiaries, manufactures processes & distributes steel products. The Company is divided into four divisions: Steel division, Special Steel division, Metal Engineering division and Metal Forming division. The Company operates in five reportable segments: Steel Division, Special Steel Division, Metal Engineering Division, Metal Forming Division, and Other. The Steel Division focuses on the production and processing of flat steel products for the automotive, white goods, and construction industries. The division produces and processes hot- and cold-rolled steel as well as electrogalvanized, hot-dip galvanized, and organically coated plate and electrical steel strip. Its other activities include heavy plate production, a foundry, and a number of downstream processes. The Special Steel Division is engaged in the sector of tool steel and high-speed steel. The companies of the Special Steel Division are providers of forging technology, both in the open die forging segment and in the drop forgings segment. The main customer groups for all of the division's important product segments are primarily the automotive industry, the aerospace industry, the oil and natural gas industries, the energy engineering industry, and the entire tool industry. The Metal Engineering Division is engaged in turnout technology; European market leader in rails and specially treated wire; and has a position in seamless tubes for special applications and high quality welding consumables. The division manufactures the world's widest range of high-quality rails and turnout products, rod wire, drawn wire, prestressing steel, seamless tubes, welding filler materials, and semi-finished products. Furthermore, the division offers an extensive range of services in the rail and turnout sectors. The Metal Forming Division is a provider of high-quality metal processing solutions in the segments of special sections, precision strip steel, and special components for the automotive and aviation industries. The Metal Forming Division is a manufacturer of welded tubes and hollow sections, open special sections, and custom-made special tubes as well as precision parts of the highest quality. The division provides the automotive industry and well-respected suppliers with a complete range of pressed parts in the body-in-white segment as well as structural components. It also produces cold-rolled special strip steel. The division is also a provider of sophisticated product solutions in the segments of high-bay warehouses, system racks, and road safety as well as for the energy and heating industries.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.75
VLPNF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. VLPNF: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VLPNF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 11.1 Max: 47.51
Current: 16.75
5.28
47.51
Forward P/E 11.14
VLPNF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.77 vs. VLPNF: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.75
VLPNF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. VLPNF: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VLPNF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 11.1 Max: 47.51
Current: 16.75
5.28
47.51
P/B 1.26
VLPNF's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. VLPNF: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VLPNF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.26
0.69
1.58
P/S 0.64
VLPNF's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VLPNF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VLPNF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.64
0.27
1.81
PFCF 88.29
VLPNF's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. VLPNF: 88.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VLPNF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.19  Med: 109 Max: 382.36
Current: 88.29
42.19
382.36
POCF 5.78
VLPNF's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. VLPNF: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VLPNF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 4.87 Max: 27
Current: 5.78
2.18
27
EV-to-EBIT 14.55
VLPNF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. VLPNF: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLPNF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 9 Max: 230.6
Current: 14.55
1.4
230.6
EV-to-EBITDA 14.55
VLPNF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. VLPNF: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VLPNF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 9 Max: 230.6
Current: 14.55
1.4
230.6
PEG 1.89
VLPNF's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VLPNF: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VLPNF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 7.71 Max: 29.54
Current: 1.89
0.29
29.54
Current Ratio 1.49
VLPNF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VLPNF: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLPNF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.49
1.18
1.65
Quick Ratio 0.66
VLPNF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. VLPNF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLPNF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.66
0.56
0.84
Days Inventory 132.72
VLPNF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 75.99 vs. VLPNF: 132.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VLPNF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 95.53  Med: 115.74 Max: 135.49
Current: 132.72
95.53
135.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.27
VLPNF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. VLPNF: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VLPNF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.09 Max: 18.61
Current: 3.27
0.97
18.61
Dividend Payout 0.45
VLPNF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
64% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. VLPNF: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VLPNF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.45
0.32
1.92
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.70
VLPNF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.90 vs. VLPNF: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VLPNF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.5 Max: 33.9
Current: 7.7
0
33.9
Forward Dividend Yield 3.27
VLPNF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. VLPNF: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.56
VLPNF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VLPNF: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VLPNF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.14  Med: 6.8 Max: 40.98
Current: 6.56
2.14
40.98
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
VLPNF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. VLPNF: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VLPNF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.1  Med: -0.8 Max: -0.3
Current: -0.5
-59.1
-0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.97
VLPNF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. VLPNF: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VLPNF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.06
Current: 1.97
1.11
3.06
Price/Projected FCF 0.75
VLPNF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. VLPNF: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VLPNF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.75
0.45
1.34
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
VLPNF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VLPNF: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VLPNF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.12
Current: 1.28
0.58
3.12
Price/Graham Number 1.21
VLPNF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. VLPNF: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VLPNF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.21
0.6
2.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.90
VLPNF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. VLPNF: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VLPNF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 11.1 Max: 72.2
Current: 6.9
0.4
72.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.42
VLPNF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.87 vs. VLPNF: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VLPNF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 0.9 Max: 40.4
Current: 1.42
-17.9
40.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,892
EPS (TTM) $ 2.61
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $25.05 - 36.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)174.92

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 12,013 12,879 13,061
EPS ($) 2.79 3.26 3.53
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.79 3.26 3.53
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.16 1.27 1.34
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