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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 2.37
VVI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VVI: 2.37 )
VVI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 69.04
Current: 2.37

0.01
69.04
Equity to Asset 0.55
VVI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VVI: 0.55 )
VVI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.55

0.01
0.68
Interest Coverage 24.18
VVI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.17 vs. VVI: 24.18 )
VVI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 36.55
Current: 24.18

2.08
36.55
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.03
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
8.18%
15.27%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.29
VVI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. VVI: 4.29 )
VVI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.56   Max: 10.71
Current: 4.29

-16.56
10.71
Net-margin (%) 5.04
VVI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VVI: 5.04 )
VVI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.99   Max: 21.98
Current: 5.04

-12.99
21.98
ROE (%) 15.14
VVI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. VVI: 15.14 )
VVI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.96   Max: 50.83
Current: 15.14

-31.96
50.83
ROA (%) 8.80
VVI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. VVI: 8.80 )
VVI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.64   Max: 9.36
Current: 8.8

-15.64
9.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.54
VVI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.02 vs. VVI: 23.54 )
VVI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -78.72   Max: 71.16
Current: 23.54

-78.72
71.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
VVI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. VVI: 4.80 )
VVI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 13.5
Current: 4.8

-22.3
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
VVI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VVI: 21.80 )
VVI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.9   Max: 30.9
Current: 21.8

-51.9
30.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 365.70
VVI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. VVI: 365.70 )
VVI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -83   Max: 365.7
Current: 365.7

-83
365.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

VVI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Zeke Ashton 33,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,769 sh (+118.44%)
Chuck Royce 216,506 sh (-2.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,513 sh (-55.87%)
Jim Simons 13,300 sh (-75.92%)
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Q2 2014

VVI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Zeke Ashton 113,000 sh (+237.31%)
Jim Simons 20,700 sh (+55.64%)
Chuck Royce 208,906 sh (-3.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,197 sh (-32.9%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,264 sh (-69.89%)
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Q3 2014

VVI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 51,900 sh (+150.72%)
Zeke Ashton 145,000 sh (+28.32%)
Chuck Royce 208,906 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 15,138 sh (-48.15%)
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Q4 2014

VVI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Third Avenue Management 98,288 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,622 sh (New)
Jim Simons 241,025 sh (+364.4%)
Chuck Royce 208,906 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 14,083 sh (-6.97%)
Zeke Ashton 32,500 sh (-77.59%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VVI

(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
Third Avenue Management 2014-12-31 New Buy0.07%$20.54 - $27.26 $ 27.0213%98288
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -48.15%$20.62 - $24.7 $ 27.0222%15138
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.9%0.01%$22.29 - $24.7 $ 27.0215%29197
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -55.87%0.04%$23.32 - $28.3 $ 27.027%43513
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.12%$23.8 - $26.92 $ 27.027%111138
Richard Pzena 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$17.76 - $21.92 $ 27.0248%0
Richard Pzena 2011-12-31 Reduce -24.63%0.01%$16.13 - $21.87 $ 27.0245%131738
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.20
VVI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.40 vs. VVI: 10.20 )
VVI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 3834.29
Current: 10.2

6.75
3834.29
Forward P/E 13.25
VVI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVI: 13.25 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.30
VVI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.10 vs. VVI: 12.30 )
VVI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.81   Max: 1342
Current: 12.3

6.81
1342
P/B 1.50
VVI's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. VVI: 1.50 )
VVI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.5

0.53
2.16
P/S 0.50
VVI's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. VVI: 0.50 )
VVI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.92
Current: 0.5

0.25
2.92
PFCF 18.00
VVI's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.46 vs. VVI: 18.00 )
VVI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.99   Max: 243.5
Current: 18

7.99
243.5
POCF 8.98
VVI's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. VVI: 8.98 )
VVI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 91.29
Current: 8.98

3.68
91.29
EV-to-EBIT 11.30
VVI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. VVI: 11.30 )
VVI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3729.6   Max: 106.1
Current: 11.3

-3729.6
106.1
Current Ratio 1.11
VVI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. VVI: 1.11 )
VVI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.11

0.05
3.08
Quick Ratio 0.93
VVI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. VVI: 0.93 )
VVI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 2.8
Current: 0.93

0.05
2.8
Days Inventory 12.83
VVI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVI: 12.83 )
VVI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.47   Max: 30.76
Current: 12.83

12.47
30.76
Days Sales Outstanding 31.13
VVI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 75.74 vs. VVI: 31.13 )
VVI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10   Max: 38.83
Current: 31.13

10
38.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
VVI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. VVI: 1.50 )
VVI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 6.55
Current: 1.5

0.35
6.55
Dividend Payout 0.19
VVI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVI: 0.19 )
VVI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 4
Current: 0.19

0.03
4
Dividend growth (3y) 35.70
VVI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. VVI: 35.70 )
VVI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -51.9   Max: 35.7
Current: 35.7

-51.9
35.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.67
VVI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. VVI: 3.67 )
VVI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 16.03
Current: 3.67

0.86
16.03

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.76
VVI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.54 vs. VVI: 2.76 )
VVI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 47.94
Current: 2.76

1.24
47.94
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.29
VVI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. VVI: 1.29 )
VVI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.29

0.05
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
VVI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VVI: 0.98 )
VVI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 5.44
Current: 0.98

0.13
5.44
Price/Graham Number 1.23
VVI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVI: 1.23 )
VVI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 11.52
Current: 1.23

0.73
11.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
VVI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. VVI: 8.90 )
VVI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 42.9
Current: 8.9

0.9
42.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 38.23
VVI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. VVI: 38.23 )
VVI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.2   Max: 122.8
Current: 38.23

-26.2
122.8

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Viad Corp was formed in Delaware on 1914. The Company is engaged in experiential services provided mainly within the exhibition and events industry and the travel and recreation industry. It serves clients predominantly in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. Its reportable segments are Marketing & Events U.S. segment; Marketing & Events International segment; and Travel & Recreation Group segment. The Marketing & Events U.S. segment comprise of the domestic operations of Global Experience Specialists, Inc. and affiliates. This segment generates revenues from the Show Organizer Services, Exclusive Services Provided to Exhibitors, Discretionary Services Provided to Exhibitors and Other Marketing Services. The Marketing & Events International segment includes all foreign operations of the Marketing & Events Group and consists of two operating segments: Canada and EMEA. The International segment offers services that are similar to those provided by the U.S. segment. These services are delivered by its wholly-owned subsidiaries. During 2013, the International segment provided services to over 1,100 exhibitions and events and more than 38,000 exhibitors. The International segment has full-service operations in many of the active and popular exhibition and event destinations, including nine Canadian cities, six United Kingdom cities, one German city and two cities in the United Arab Emirates and one city in Netherlands. Travel & Recreation Group segment services are provided by Brewster Inc., Glacier Park, Inc. and Alaskan Park Properties, Inc. The Company's U.S. segment competes in the exhibition and events industry on the basis of discernible differences, value, quality, price, convenience and service. Whereas the International segment competes on the basis of discernible differences, value, quality, price, convenience and service. The Company is subject to a number of U.S. federal, state and foreign laws and regulations governing the prevention of pollution and the protection of the environment in the jurisdictions in which it has operations.
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