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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
VRTV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VRTV: 0.07 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.20
VRTV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VRTV: 0.20 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.2

0.01
0.62
Z-Score: 3.41
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.39
VRTV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. VRTV: -0.39 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 1.15
Current: -0.39

-0.09
1.15
Net-margin (%) -0.47
VRTV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. VRTV: -0.47 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 0.12
Current: -0.47

-0.63
0.12
ROE (%) -7.25
VRTV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. VRTV: -7.25 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.03   Max: 76.12
Current: -7.25

-3.03
76.12
ROA (%) -2.16
VRTV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. VRTV: -2.16 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.02   Max: 0.98
Current: -2.16

-1.02
0.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.40
VRTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. VRTV: -3.40 )
VRTV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 17.39
Current: -3.4

-0.6
17.39
» VRTV's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Perry 40,850 sh (New)
Oakmark Intl Small Cap 25,536 sh (New)
David Dreman 118 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)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Daniel Loeb 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 (-9999.00%)
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Q3 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Seth Klarman 2,362,885 sh (New)
Donald Smith 626,871 sh (New)
George Soros 25,930 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 0 sh (+9999.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,138 sh (+191.96%)
Seth Klarman 2,249,601 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Oakmark Intl Small Cap Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
» More
Q4 2014

VRTV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 31,659 sh (+140.97%)
Donald Smith 626,898 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Seth Klarman 2,314,193 sh (-2.06%)
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2015

VRTV Guru Trades in 2015

Seth Klarman 2,314,193 sh (unchged)
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Seth Klarman Buys 14% of Newly Formed Company Veritiv
Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio), the value-driven founder of the Baupost Group, purchased 2,249,601 shares of Veritiv Corp. (VRTV), according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. His holding represents 14.06% of the company, a filing from July 31 showed. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.40
VRTV's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VRTV: 1.40 )
VRTV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.4

1.24
1.69
P/S 0.07
VRTV's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. VRTV: 0.07 )
VRTV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.07

0.1
0.13
PFCF 12.20
VRTV's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VRTV: 12.20 )
VRTV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.21   Max: 15.78
Current: 12.2

4.21
15.78
POCF 8.88
VRTV's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. VRTV: 8.88 )
VRTV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 11
Current: 8.88

3.87
11
Current Ratio 2.30
VRTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. VRTV: 2.30 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.3

2.22
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.51
VRTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. VRTV: 1.51 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.51

1.43
1.55
Days Inventory 25.12
VRTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 64.61 vs. VRTV: 25.12 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 16.89   Max: 30.53
Current: 25.12

16.89
30.53
Days Sales Outstanding 57.17
VRTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 77.46 vs. VRTV: 57.17 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.77   Max: 54.95
Current: 57.17

41.77
54.95

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
VRTV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VRTV: 1.60 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.6

Price/Median PS Value 0.90
VRTV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. VRTV: 0.90 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.9

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.60
VRTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
63% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VRTV: -1.60 )
VRTV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 1.8
Current: -1.6

-3.5
1.8

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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Traded in other countries:288.Germany,
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Seth Klarman Buys 14% of Newly Formed Company Veritiv Aug 09 2014 


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