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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
VRTV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. VRTV: 0.08 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.21
VRTV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VRTV: 0.21 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.21

0.21
0.36
Z-Score: 2.43
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.57
VRTV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. VRTV: 0.57 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.57

0.76
1.15
Net-margin (%) 4.94
VRTV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. VRTV: 4.94 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 5.93
Current: 4.94

-0.63
5.93
ROE (%) 91.31
VRTV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. VRTV: 91.31 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 76.12   Max: 182.81
Current: 91.31

76.12
182.81
ROA (%) 22.50
VRTV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. VRTV: 22.50 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 21.5
Current: 22.5

0.98
21.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.14
VRTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. VRTV: 5.14 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.06   Max: 17.39
Current: 5.14

7.06
17.39
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Guru Trades

VRTV Guru Trades in

Q1 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,573 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 22,776 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,704 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 3,155 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 57,300 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 23,804 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 3,355 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 901 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 13,101 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,044 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 309 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 1,416 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Perry 40,850 sh (New)
David Dreman 118 sh (New)
Oakmark Intl Small Cap 25,536 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,500 sh (+34.13%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,240 sh (+31.46%)
Richard Snow 26,165 sh (+14.88%)
Ray Dalio 1,626 sh (+14.83%)
Brian Rogers 152,753 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 95 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,039 sh (-0.48%)
Pioneer Investments 12,694 sh (-46.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 114 sh (-63.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 124 sh (-86.24%)
Brian Rogers -1,838 sh (-9999%)
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Q3 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Donald Smith 626,871 sh (New)
George Soros 25,930 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 2,362,885 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 0 sh (+9999%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,138 sh (+191.96%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Oakmark Intl Small Cap Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VRTV

(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
Seth Klarman 2014-09-30 New Buy2.1%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%2362885
Donald Smith 2014-09-30 New Buy0.65%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%626871
Richard Perry 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
Richard Snow 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%25930
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out $32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Sold Out $32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 191.96%$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%13138
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Sold Out $32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
Brian Rogers 2014-09-30 Buy to Cover$32.5 - $50.22 $ 49.8518%0
Richard Perry 2014-06-30 New Buy0.05%$35.76 - $39.5 $ 49.8535%40850
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 34.13%$35.76 - $39.5 $ 49.8535%4500
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out $35.76 - $39.5 $ 49.8535%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy$35.76 - $39.5 $ 49.8535%118
Brian Rogers 2014-06-30 Sell short$35.76 - $39.5 $ 49.8535%-1838
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.40
VRTV's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. VRTV: 1.40 )
VRTV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.4

1.24
1.52
P/S 0.20
VRTV's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. VRTV: 0.20 )
VRTV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.2

0.18
0.22
PFCF 17.55
VRTV's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 110.41 vs. VRTV: 17.55 )
VRTV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.45   Max: 19.05
Current: 17.55

15.45
19.05
POCF 10.49
VRTV's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. VRTV: 10.49 )
VRTV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.24   Max: 11.39
Current: 10.49

9.24
11.39
EV-to-EBIT 89.24
VRTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. VRTV: 89.24 )
VRTV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 55.2   Max: 61.5
Current: 89.24

55.2
61.5
Current Ratio 2.17
VRTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. VRTV: 2.17 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 2.53
Current: 2.17

2.17
2.53
Quick Ratio 1.42
VRTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VRTV: 1.42 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.42

1.42
1.61
Days Inventory 25.45
VRTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 63.38 vs. VRTV: 25.45 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 16.89   Max: 34.11
Current: 25.45

16.89
34.11
Days Sales Outstanding 91.89
VRTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 66.48 vs. VRTV: 91.89 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.76   Max: 41.77
Current: 91.89

41.76
41.77

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.68
VRTV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VRTV: 1.68 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.68

Price/Median PS Value 1.01
VRTV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VRTV: 1.01 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 1.02
Current: 1.01

Price/Graham Number 0.51
VRTV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. VRTV: 0.51 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.51

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
VRTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VRTV: 1.10 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.1

1.6
1.8

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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