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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 0.18
VOLVF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. VOLVF: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VOLVF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.34 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
VOLVF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 20 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: 0.29 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.22
0.2
0.53
Interest Coverage 8.88
VOLVF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. VOLVF: 8.88 )
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: 8.88
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.39
Beneish M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
5.79%
5.89%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 6.12
VOLVF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. VOLVF: 6.12 )
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: 6.12
-7.79
8.67
Net Margin % 3.65
VOLVF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. VOLVF: 3.65 )
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: 3.65
-6.74
6.28
ROE % 12.95
VOLVF's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. VOLVF: 12.95 )
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: 12.95
-19.57
22.51
ROA % 2.85
VOLVF's ROA % is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. VOLVF: 2.85 )
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: 2.85
-4.18
6.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.28
VOLVF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.84 vs. VOLVF: 16.28 )
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: 16.28
-13.95
36.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.40
VOLVF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. VOLVF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 1.4 Max: 15.8
Current: 1.4
-8.7
15.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.40
VOLVF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VOLVF: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: 6.4 Max: 39.1
Current: 6.4
-23.4
39.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.70
VOLVF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. VOLVF: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.7  Med: -8.6 Max: 285.5
Current: 9.7
-64.7
285.5
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Business Description

Industry: Truck Manufacturing » Truck Manufacturing    NAICS: 522220 
Compare:NAS:PCAR, OTCPK:MAGOY, NYSE:OSK, NYSE:NAV, NYSE:WNC, 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

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.94
VOLVF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. VOLVF: 21.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 15.81 Max: 98.06
Current: 21.94
4.16
98.06
Forward PE Ratio 16.53
VOLVF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 7 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. VOLVF: 16.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.94
VOLVF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
53% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. VOLVF: 21.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VOLVF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 15.81 Max: 98.06
Current: 21.94
4.16
98.06
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 31.72
VOLVF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
50% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 32.02 vs. VOLVF: 31.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 23.95 Max: 10958.33
Current: 31.72
7.03
10958.33
PB Ratio 2.75
VOLVF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. VOLVF: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.26 Max: 4.07
Current: 2.75
0.78
4.07
PS Ratio 0.80
VOLVF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. VOLVF: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.8
0.21
1.18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.12
VOLVF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.81 vs. VOLVF: 27.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.43  Med: 33.07 Max: 957.75
Current: 27.12
8.43
957.75
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.28
VOLVF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. VOLVF: 8.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 10.29 Max: 115.79
Current: 8.28
4.76
115.79
EV-to-EBIT 19.06
VOLVF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 147.90 vs. VOLVF: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 13.35 Max: 88.7
Current: 19.06
-33.4
88.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.10
VOLVF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. VOLVF: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.1  Med: 8.6 Max: 57.8
Current: 10.1
-144.1
57.8
Shiller PE Ratio 23.74
VOLVF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.97 vs. VOLVF: 23.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 18.73 Max: 34.63
Current: 23.74
4.96
34.63
Current Ratio 1.03
VOLVF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. VOLVF: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.22 Max: 4.74
Current: 1.03
1
4.74
Quick Ratio 0.74
VOLVF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. VOLVF: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.9 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.74
0.72
3.97
Days Inventory 75.61
VOLVF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 75.61 vs. VOLVF: 75.61 )
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: 75.61
62.55
90.94
Days Sales Outstanding 38.48
VOLVF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 53.15 vs. VOLVF: 38.48 )
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: 94.15
Current: 38.48
32.28
94.15
Days Payable 79.55
VOLVF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 62.27 vs. VOLVF: 79.55 )
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: 79.55
69.83
93.98

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.75
VOLVF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
84% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. VOLVF: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.39 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.75
2.11
21.07
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.56
VOLVF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. VOLVF: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.61 Max: 2.91
Current: 0.56
0.29
2.91
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.75
VOLVF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
86% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. VOLVF: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.75
VOLVF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
74% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. VOLVF: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VOLVF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.39 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.75
2.11
21.07

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.98
VOLVF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. VOLVF: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.5 Max: 7.44
Current: 4.98
0.75
7.44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 6.21
VOLVF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VOLVF: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.63 Max: 15.28
Current: 6.21
0.64
15.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.27
VOLVF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. VOLVF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.74
Current: 1.27
0.45
1.74
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.20
VOLVF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. VOLVF: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.56 Max: 4.62
Current: 2.2
0.94
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.20
VOLVF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. VOLVF: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VOLVF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.9 Max: 24.3
Current: 5.2
1.1
24.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -4.61
VOLVF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. VOLVF: -4.61 )
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: -10.4  Med: 0.4 Max: 35
Current: -4.61
-10.4
35

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35,534
EPS (TTM) $ 0.64
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $9.25 - 13.64
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,030.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 31,227 31,940 32,936
EPS ($) 0.67 0.78 0.84
EPS without NRI ($) 0.67 0.78 0.84
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.33 0.33 0.33
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