Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
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

vs
industry
vs
history
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2015

VSS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 1,700 sh (New)
» More
Q4 2015

VSS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
» More
Q3 2016

VSS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Sarah Ketterer 2,000 sh (New)
» More
Q4 2016

VSS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
» More

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.30
VSS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. VSS: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VSS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.94
Current: 15.3
0
15.94
PE(NRI) 15.30
VSS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. VSS: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VSS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.94
Current: 15.3
0
15.94
P/B 1.42
VSS's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. VSS: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VSS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.42
0
1.47

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.73
VSS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. VSS: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VSS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.73
0
2.97
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.75
VSS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. VSS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VSS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.75
0
2.97

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $84.75 - 101.44
Shares Outstanding (Mil)30,447,794.00
» More Articles for VSS

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
How Fast Can a Big Bank Grow Its Deposits? Feb 18 2017 
Stocks That Are Reaching Their 3-Year Lows Feb 18 2017 
3M Company Hikes Dividend by 6% but Trades at an Elevated Valuation Feb 18 2017 
Weekly Top Insider Buys Highlight for the Week of Feb. 17 Feb 18 2017 
Will Mid-Sized Cities Rally the US Housing Market in 2017? Feb 18 2017 
Dow Jones and Nasdaq Reach New Highs on Friday Feb 17 2017 
Prem Watsa Ends Period of Shorting Market With $1.2 Billion Loss Feb 17 2017 
How Much Will Genesis Energy Raise Distributions in 2017? Feb 17 2017 
Which Dividend Achiever Utility Is Better – Dominion or PPL? Feb 17 2017 
Reasons to Own This MLP for the Long Term Feb 17 2017 

More From Other Websites
Zacks Value Investor Highlights: Vanguard All-World ex-US small cap ETF, Embraer Air, Toll Brothers,... Dec 22 2016
A Compelling Option for International Small-Cap Exposure Nov 18 2016
Indexing in Less-Efficient Markets Oct 05 2016
China & International Small-Cap: 2 ETFs Trading with Outsized Volume Aug 16 2016
Genesis Energy: What’s the Latest on Wall Street? May 06 2016
Why an Acquisition Drove Genesis Energy’s 1Q16 Earnings May 06 2016
Boardwalk Pipeline’s 1Q16 Earnings: What Do Analysts Expect? Apr 26 2016
What Do Analysts Recommend for Boardwalk Pipeline Partners? Apr 21 2016
Small Caps Are Headed For A Pullback (IWM, VSS) Apr 13 2016
7 Vanguard ETFs Reducing Fees in 2016 (VEU, VSS) Mar 23 2016
What Do Wall Street Analysts Recommend for Genesis Energy? Feb 27 2016
Vanguard Announces Third Round Of Expense Ratio Reductions; Brings $142 Million In Combined Savings... Feb 26 2016
Acquired Offshore Assets Drove Genesis Energy’s 4Q15 Results Feb 22 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK