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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
VRTV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. VRTV: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VRTV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 4999.55 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.21
VRTV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VRTV: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VRTV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.21
0.2
0.62
Z-Score: 4.16
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.59
VRTV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. VRTV: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VRTV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 0.37 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.59
-0.09
1.15
Net-margin (%) 0.03
VRTV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. VRTV: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VRTV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.63  Med: -0.26 Max: 0.12
Current: 0.03
-0.63
0.12
ROE (%) 0.50
VRTV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. VRTV: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VRTV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180.6  Med: -3.03 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.5
-180.6
0.05
ROA (%) 0.10
VRTV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. VRTV: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VRTV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.02  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.1
-1.02
0.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.78
VRTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. VRTV: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRTV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: -0.28 Max: 17.39
Current: 3.78
-0.6
17.39
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

VRTV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 22,900 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 2,274,385 sh (-1.72%)
Donald Smith 523,193 sh (-16.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,605 sh (-47.55%)
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Q2 2015

VRTV Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Seth Klarman 2,482,157 sh (+9.14%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Donald Smith 523,103 sh (-0.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,070 sh (-27.31%)
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Q3 2015

VRTV Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Seth Klarman 2,795,693 sh (+12.63%)
Donald Smith 523,224 sh (+0.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,822 sh (-43.48%)
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Q4 2015

VRTV Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Donald Smith 523,212 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 176.85
VRTV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. VRTV: 176.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VRTV' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.83  Med: 216.84 Max: 259.64
Current: 176.85
32.83
259.64
PE(NRI) 172.62
VRTV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
97% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.84 vs. VRTV: 172.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VRTV' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.5  Med: 211.74 Max: 253.53
Current: 172.62
32.5
253.53
P/B 0.92
VRTV's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. VRTV: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VRTV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.92
0.9
1.69
P/S 0.05
VRTV's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. VRTV: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VRTV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.09
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.09
PFCF 7.66
VRTV's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. VRTV: 7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VRTV' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 10.39 Max: 39.5
Current: 7.66
3.4
39.5
POCF 4.39
VRTV's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. VRTV: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VRTV' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 6.06 Max: 21.47
Current: 4.39
2.98
21.47
EV-to-EBIT 22.85
VRTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.16 vs. VRTV: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRTV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -256.5  Med: 16.25 Max: 416.5
Current: 22.85
-256.5
416.5
EV-to-EBITDA 10.94
VRTV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. VRTV: 10.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRTV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 21.85 Max: 74.1
Current: 10.94
7.2
74.1
Current Ratio 2.17
VRTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. VRTV: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 2.20 Max: 2.34
Current: 2.17
2.16
2.34
Quick Ratio 1.39
VRTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VRTV: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRTV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 1.42 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.39
1.39
1.55
Days Inventory 34.55
VRTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 60.97 vs. VRTV: 34.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRTV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.89  Med: 26.05 Max: 30.53
Current: 34.55
16.89
30.53
Days Sales Outstanding 44.06
VRTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 66.71 vs. VRTV: 44.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRTV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.77  Med: 43.25 Max: 54.95
Current: 44.06
41.77
54.95
Days Payable 32.07
VRTV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 51.59 vs. VRTV: 32.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRTV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.53  Med: 29.47 Max: 34.83
Current: 32.07
27.53
34.83

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.07
VRTV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. VRTV: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VRTV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 1.68 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.07
1.36
1.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.75
VRTV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. VRTV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VRTV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.75
0.79
1.19
Price/Graham Number 2.87
VRTV's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VRTV: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VRTV' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 3.64 Max: 3.64
Current: 2.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.36
VRTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. VRTV: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRTV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.90 Max: 7.2
Current: 4.36
0.2
7.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8897
EPS $ 0.17
Short Percentage of Float18.46%
52-Week Range $28.15 - 54.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)16.00

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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Traded in other countries:288.Germany, VRTV.Mexico,
Veritiv Corp was incorporated in Delaware on July 10, 2013. The Company is engaged in business-to-business printing, packaging and facility supplies and equipment distribution services to printers, manufacturers, retailers and commercial facilities. It has four reportable segments: Print, Publishing, Packaging and Facility Solutions. Print - The Print segment sells and distributes commercial printing, writing, copying, digital, wide format and specialty paper products, graphics consumables and graphics equipment in the U.S. Publishing - The Publishing segment sells and distributes coated and uncoated commercial printing papers to publishers, retailers, converters, printers and specialty businesses for use in magazines, catalogs, books, directories, gaming, couponing, retail inserts and direct mail. Packaging - The Packaging segment provides standard as well as custom and comprehensive packaging solutions for customers based in North America. Facility Solutions - The Facility Solutions segment sources and sells cleaning, break-room and other supplies such as towels, tissues, wipers and dispensers, can liners, commercial cleaning chemicals, soaps and sanitizers, sanitary maintenance supplies and equipment, safety and hazard supplies, and shampoos and amenities primarily in the U.S. The Company has Geographical operations in U.S., Canada and Mexico. Company distributes national and regional branded products as well as products marketed under its own private label brands, products includes Coated & uncoated papers, coated board & cut size, Packaging products and Cleaning chemicals & skin care products. Company serve customers across range of industries through multi year supply agreements to sales. The Company has domestic and international Suppliers, across different business segments. The Company's competitors include national, regional and local distributors, national and regional manufacturers, independent brokers and both catalog-based and online business-to-business suppliers. As a distributor, the Company's operations are subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
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