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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
VOLVF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. VOLVF: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VOLVF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.35 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.22
VOLVF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. VOLVF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VOLVF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.22
0.2
0.53
Interest Coverage 8.58
VOLVF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.69 vs. VOLVF: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VOLVF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 8.19 Max: N/A
Current: 8.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.30
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
5.31%
6.20%
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 (%) 6.03
VOLVF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. VOLVF: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VOLVF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.79  Med: 6.42 Max: 8.67
Current: 6.03
-7.79
8.67
Net-margin (%) 3.76
VOLVF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. VOLVF: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VOLVF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.74  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.28
Current: 3.76
-6.74
6.28
ROE (%) 13.77
VOLVF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. VOLVF: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VOLVF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.57  Med: 14.75 Max: 22.51
Current: 13.77
-19.57
22.51
ROA (%) 2.99
VOLVF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. VOLVF: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VOLVF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.18  Med: 3.28 Max: 6.3
Current: 2.99
-4.18
6.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.64
VOLVF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. VOLVF: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VOLVF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.95  Med: 17.66 Max: 36.78
Current: 15.64
-13.95
36.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
VOLVF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. VOLVF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VOLVF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 1.40 Max: 16.3
Current: 1.4
-8.7
16.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
VOLVF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. VOLVF: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VOLVF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: 6.40 Max: 39.1
Current: 6.4
-23.4
39.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
VOLVF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. VOLVF: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VOLVF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.7  Med: -8.60 Max: 285.5
Current: 10.9
-64.7
285.5
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Business Description

Industry: Truck Manufacturing » Truck Manufacturing
Compare:NAS:PCAR, OTCPK:MAGOY, OTCPK:KIGRY, NYSE:OSK, NYSE:HY, NYSE:NAV, NYSE:WNC, OTCPK:QGLHF, NAS:SPAR » details
Traded in other countries:VLV.Belgium, VOL1.Germany, VOLV B.Sweden, 0HTP.UK,
Volvo AB manufactures trucks, buses, construction equipment, aerospace components and marine and industrial drive systems. It also provides solutions for financing and service.

Volvo AB is a maker of trucks, buses, construction equipment, and drive systems for marine and industrial applications, as well as aircraft engine components. The segments of the company includes: Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Volvo Aero, Customer Finance, Industrial Operations and Eliminations. The Trucks segment manufactures, sells, and services trucks for regional, long-haul, and construction jobs. The Renault Trucks segment offers trucks ranging from light to heavy-duty. The Mack Trucks segment manufactures heavy-duty trucks for construction and heavy duty transport. The Buses Segment manufactures city busses, coaches, and chassis. The Construction Equipment segment manufactures equipment for construction duties. The Volvo Penta Segment manufactures engines for recreational and commercial crafts, and provides systems such as gensets and water pumps. The Volvo Aero segment offers components for aircraft and space engines and applications. The Aero division focuses on producing lightweight air and spacecraft components to reduce the amount of fuel needed. The Customer Finance segment offers financing for customers and dealers. The Company's products are sold globally through owned and independent dealers.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.17
VOLVF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. VOLVF: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VOLVF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 14.47 Max: 98.06
Current: 16.17
2.43
98.06
Forward P/E 15.31
VOLVF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. VOLVF: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.17
VOLVF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. VOLVF: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VOLVF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 14.47 Max: 98.06
Current: 16.17
2.43
98.06
P/B 2.19
VOLVF's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. VOLVF: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VOLVF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.19
0.78
3.35
P/S 0.61
VOLVF's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. VOLVF: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VOLVF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.64 Max: 3.87
Current: 0.61
0.22
3.87
POCF 9.46
VOLVF's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. VOLVF: 9.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VOLVF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 10.61 Max: 115.79
Current: 9.46
4.76
115.79
EV-to-EBIT 16.19
VOLVF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. VOLVF: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 12.60 Max: 88.7
Current: 16.19
-33.4
88.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.66
VOLVF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. VOLVF: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144  Med: 7.80 Max: 57.8
Current: 8.66
-144
57.8
Shiller P/E 17.49
VOLVF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. VOLVF: 17.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VOLVF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 17.86 Max: 33.54
Current: 17.49
4.77
33.54
Current Ratio 1.00
VOLVF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. VOLVF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.26 Max: 4.74
Current: 1
1
4.74
Quick Ratio 0.72
VOLVF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. VOLVF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.72
0.72
3.97
Days Inventory 74.89
VOLVF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 65.59 vs. VOLVF: 74.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VOLVF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.55  Med: 68.98 Max: 90.94
Current: 74.89
62.55
90.94
Days Sales Outstanding 38.91
VOLVF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 51.25 vs. VOLVF: 38.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VOLVF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.28  Med: 37.53 Max: 94.45
Current: 38.91
32.28
94.45
Days Payable 79.65
VOLVF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
68% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 64.05 vs. VOLVF: 79.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VOLVF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.83  Med: 84.93 Max: 93.98
Current: 79.65
69.83
93.98

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.62
VOLVF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. VOLVF: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.27 Max: 5.62
Current: 3.62
2.11
5.62
Dividend Payout 0.53
VOLVF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. VOLVF: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.51 Max: 5.66
Current: 0.53
1.24
5.66
Forward Dividend Yield 3.62
VOLVF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. VOLVF: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.62
VOLVF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VOLVF: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VOLVF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.27 Max: 5.62
Current: 3.62
2.11
5.62

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.04
VOLVF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. VOLVF: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VOLVF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.35 Max: 7.2
Current: 4.04
0.75
7.2
Price/Projected FCF 9.86
VOLVF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. VOLVF: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VOLVF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.63 Max: 15.2
Current: 9.86
0.64
15.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
VOLVF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VOLVF: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VOLVF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.89 Max: 5.6
Current: 0.95
0.44
5.6
Price/Graham Number 1.70
VOLVF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VOLVF: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VOLVF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.62
Current: 1.7
0.73
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.20
VOLVF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. VOLVF: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VOLVF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 7.60 Max: 18.2
Current: 6.2
1.1
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.92
VOLVF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.11 vs. VOLVF: -7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VOLVF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 0.40 Max: 34.9
Current: -7.92
-10.3
34.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36,237
EPS (TTM) $ 0.67
Beta0.41
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.52 - 12.36
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,030.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 33,612 35,142 36,543
EPS ($) 0.68 0.89 0.97
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.68 0.89 0.97
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.35 0.35 0.35
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