NYSE:VLRS (Mexico) Also trade in: Germany Mexico USA

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion SAB de CV

$ 9.24 -0.07 (-0.75%)
Volume: 40,007 Avg Vol (1m): 272,451
Market Cap $: 919.92 Mil Enterprise Value $: 2.67 Bil
P/E (TTM): 18.65 P/B: 4.92
Earnings Power Value -21.98
Net Current Asset Value -23.23
Tangible Book 1.8
Projected FCF 4.07
Median P/S Value 14.61
Graham Number 4.48
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
97.33% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.54, Min: 0.02
VLRS: 0.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.17, Med: 2.77, Max: 24.86
Current: 0.17
0.17
24.86
Equity-to-Asset 0.06
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
81.33% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 0.94, Med: 0.28, Min: -0.35
VLRS: 0.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.06, Med: 0.44, Max: 0.5
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.5
Debt-to-Equity 11.25
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
100.00% of 65 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 6.38, Med: 1.03, Min: 0.03
VLRS: 11.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.03, Med: 0.24, Max: 11.25
Current: 11.25
0.03
11.25
Debt-to-EBITDA 14.29
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
100.00% of 73 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 61.59, Med: 2.52, Min: 0.01
VLRS: 14.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -18.89, Med: 0.38, Max: 14.29
Current: 14.29
-18.89
14.29
Piotroski F-Score 5
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Altman Z-Score 0.65
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.60
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC -3.14%
WACC 11.63%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % -1.94
Operating Margin ranked lower than
93.33% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 49, Med: 9.42, Min: -7.61
VLRS: -1.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.45, Med: 1.71, Max: 12.81
Current: -1.94
-5.45
12.81
Net Margin % 3.33
Net Margin ranked lower than
92.00% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 42.84, Med: 6.3, Min: -11.96
VLRS: 3.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.31, Med: 2.07, Max: 14.82
Current: 3.33
-3.31
14.82
ROE % 12.01
ROE ranked lower than
91.43% of 70 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 188.03, Med: 18.33, Min: -47.77
VLRS: 12.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -78.22, Med: 12.54, Max: 43.63
Current: 12.01
-78.22
43.63
ROA % 3.21
ROA ranked lower than
94.67% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 28.79, Med: 5.28, Min: -7.89
VLRS: 3.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.6, Med: 3.91, Max: 19.6
Current: 3.21
-11.6
19.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 24.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
100.00% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 249.44, Med: 14.3, Min: -21.1
VLRS: 24.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -33.92, Med: 23.48, Max: 195.68
Current: 24.83
-33.92
195.68
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 14.50
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
95.65% of 69 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 36.5, Med: 5.1, Min: -24.2
VLRS: 14.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.3, Med: 15.05, Max: 20.9
Current: 14.5
7.3
20.9

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Business Description

Industry Airlines » Airlines    NAICS : 481111    SIC : 0
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Traded in other countries 2CDA.Germany VOLARA.Mexico CTTRF.USA
Address Av. Antonio Dovalí Jaime Number 70, 13 Floor, Tower B, Colonia Zedec Santa Fe, Mexico, DF, MEX, 01210
Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion SAB de CV is an airline operating in Central America and the United States. It has substantial market presence in the largest airports in Mexico (based on number of passengers) and attempts to reach some of the most populous Mexican communities in the United States. It utilizes an unbundled pricing strategy and allows passengers to pay for additional products and services. The company's target audience tends to be cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers. It sells tickets through four primary distribution channels: website, call center, third parties such as travel agents, and airport counters. The company only has one reportable segment, air transportation services, and approximately two thirds of total revenue originates in Mexico.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 18.65
PE Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 65 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 134.31, Med: 10.79, Min: 0.05
VLRS: 18.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.74, Med: 13.44, Max: 284.32
Current: 18.65
5.74
284.32
Forward PE Ratio 45.87
Forward P/E ranked higher than
61.54% of 39 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 312.5, Med: 11.78, Min: 4.37
VLRS: 45.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.65
PE without NRI ranked lower than
100.00% of 65 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 134.31, Med: 10.79, Min: 0.05
VLRS: 18.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.74, Med: 13.44, Max: 284.32
Current: 18.65
5.74
284.32
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.24
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
55.81% of 43 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 84.48, Med: 10.13, Min: 1.46
VLRS: 14.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.21, Med: 13.86, Max: 37.85
Current: 14.24
8.21
37.85
PB Ratio 4.92
PB Ratio ranked higher than
65.71% of 70 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 14.98, Med: 1.79, Min: 0.59
VLRS: 4.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 3.09, Max: 5.3
Current: 4.92
1.1
5.3
PS Ratio 0.62
PS Ratio ranked higher than
67.57% of 74 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 9.58, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.05
VLRS: 0.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.4, Med: 0.98, Max: 1.99
Current: 0.62
0.4
1.99
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.38
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
90.00% of 60 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 150, Med: 5.21, Min: 0.63
VLRS: 9.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.67, Med: 10.71, Max: 257.57
Current: 9.38
3.67
257.57
EV-to-EBIT 38.77
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
100.00% of 68 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 131.06, Med: 11.79, Min: 2.32
VLRS: 38.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -164.9, Med: 8.3, Max: 271.8
Current: 38.77
-164.9
271.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.92
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
100.00% of 72 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 82.91, Med: 7.4, Min: 2.03
VLRS: 17.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -164.9, Med: 7, Max: 51.5
Current: 17.92
-164.9
51.5
EV-to-Revenue 1.78
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
94.67% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 10.79, Med: 1.13, Min: 0.23
VLRS: 1.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.3, Med: 0.9, Max: 1.8
Current: 1.78
0.3
1.8
Current Ratio 0.61
Current Ratio ranked higher than
72.22% of 72 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 9.34, Med: 0.85, Min: 0.25
VLRS: 0.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 0.98, Max: 1.45
Current: 0.61
0.36
1.45
Quick Ratio 0.60
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
77.78% of 72 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 9.11, Med: 0.84, Min: 0.22
VLRS: 0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.33, Med: 0.95, Max: 1.42
Current: 0.6
0.33
1.42
Days Inventory 4.23
Days Inventory ranked higher than
73.61% of 72 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 322.65, Med: 10, Min: 0.15
VLRS: 4.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.78, Med: 3.79, Max: 4.42
Current: 4.23
1.78
4.42
Days Sales Outstanding 7.25
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
71.19% of 59 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 94.54, Med: 18.28, Min: 2.51
VLRS: 7.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.16, Med: 5.85, Max: 8.14
Current: 7.25
5.16
8.14
Days Payable 12.43
Days Payable ranked lower than
89.47% of 57 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 288.77, Med: 54.89, Min: 0.01
VLRS: 12.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.43, Med: 17.16, Max: 23.79
Current: 12.43
12.43
23.79

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.13
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
72.73% of 66 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 27.59, Med: 1.95, Min: 0.59
VLRS: 5.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.12, Med: 3.14, Max: 5.28
Current: 5.13
1.12
5.28
Price-to-Projected-FCF 2.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
75.68% of 37 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 54.16, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.25
VLRS: 2.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.13, Med: 2.21, Max: 3.28
Current: 2.29
1.13
3.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.64
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
96.83% of 63 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 9.87, Med: 1.13, Min: 0.46
VLRS: 0.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.4, Med: 1.04, Max: 1.93
Current: 0.64
0.4
1.93
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.08
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
100.00% of 52 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 8.08, Med: 0.97, Min: 0.09
VLRS: 2.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.54, Med: 1.42, Max: 5.88
Current: 2.08
0.54
5.88
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
100.00% of 75 companies
in the Airlines industry.
Industry Max: 43.1, Med: 8.22, Min: -8.98
VLRS: 2.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -17.3, Med: 6.1, Max: 27.6
Current: 2.61
-17.3
27.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 1,459.43
EPS (TTM) $ 0.48
Beta 1.74
Volatility % 70.06
52-Week Range $ 4.87 - 9.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 99.67

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y