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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.03
VLRS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VLRS: 2.03 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.43   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.03

Equity to Asset 0.44
VLRS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. VLRS: 0.44 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.44

0.11
0.49
Interest Coverage 8.18
VLRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. VLRS: 8.18 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 9.79
Current: 8.18

4.22
9.79
Z-Score: 2.62
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.18
VLRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. VLRS: -3.18 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 7.54
Current: -3.18

-4.2
7.54
Net-margin (%) -1.47
VLRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. VLRS: -1.47 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.31   Max: 8.44
Current: -1.47

-3.31
8.44
ROE (%) -5.12
VLRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. VLRS: -5.12 )
VLRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -78.22   Max: 23.88
Current: -5.12

-78.22
23.88
ROA (%) -2.27
VLRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VLRS: -2.27 )
VLRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 4
Current: -2.27

-11.6
4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -27.76
VLRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. VLRS: -27.76 )
VLRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -49.16   Max: 27.89
Current: -27.76

-49.16
27.89
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

VLRS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

PRIMECAP Management 56,000 sh (New)
George Soros 303,500 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 124,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 698,500 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

VLRS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

PRIMECAP Management 97,000 sh (+73.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,065,800 sh (+52.58%)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
George Soros 242,311 sh (-20.16%)
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Q2 2014

VLRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,093,051 sh (+2.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 97,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 242,311 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

VLRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,093,051 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 97,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 242,311 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VLRS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$7.97 - $13.97 $ 8.49-23%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.16%0.01%$7.97 - $13.97 $ 8.49-23%242311
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 73.21%$7.97 - $13.97 $ 8.49-23%97000
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$12.65 - $15 $ 8.49-39%303500
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$12.65 - $15 $ 8.49-39%124500
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 New Buy$12.65 - $15 $ 8.49-39%56000
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Ratios

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history
P/B 3.30
VLRS's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VLRS: 3.30 )
VLRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 4.86
Current: 3.3

2.54
4.86
P/S 0.90
VLRS's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. VLRS: 0.90 )
VLRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.9

0.65
1.27
EV-to-EBIT -25.48
VLRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. VLRS: -25.48 )
VLRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -52.7   Max: 54.9
Current: -25.48

-52.7
54.9
Current Ratio 0.84
VLRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. VLRS: 0.84 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.84

0.39
1.2
Quick Ratio 0.81
VLRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. VLRS: 0.81 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.81

0.36
1.17

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 3.29
VLRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. VLRS: 3.29 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.29

3.1
4.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
VLRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VLRS: 1.10 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.1

0.92
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.80
VLRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. VLRS: -3.80 )
VLRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 3
Current: -3.8

1.8
3

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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