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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.

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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.

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Q1 2016

VA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 353 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,371 sh (+137.46%)
Lee Ainslie 73,570 sh (+64.99%)
Steven Cohen 78,800 sh (+52.12%)
Ken Fisher 120,992 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 1,184,900 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce 92,128 sh (-58.73%)
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Q2 2016

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Mario Gabelli 5,550 sh (New)
Jim Simons 47,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 244,704 sh (+1045.03%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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David Dreman 82 sh (-76.77%)
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Q3 2016

VA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Prem Watsa 11,000 sh (New)
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David Dreman 82 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111    SIC: 4512
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Traded in other countries:2VA1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Virgin America Inc is low-cost airline that provides scheduled air travel in the continental United States and Mexico. It operates from four cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, with a smaller presence at Dallas Love Field.

Virgin America Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 2004. The Company is low-cost airline based in California that provides scheduled air travel in the continental United States and Mexico. It operates from its focus cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco to other business and leisure destinations in North America. It provides a distinctive offering for its passengers, whom it calls guests, that is centered around its brand and its travel experience, while at the same time maintaining a low-cost structure through its point-to-point network and high utilization of its efficient, single fleet type. The principal competitors on domestic routes are Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Virgin America, the Virgin America logo and the Virgin signature are trademarks of the Company.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,626.39
EPS (TTM) $ 6.69
Short Percentage of Float20.47%
52-Week Range $26.30 - 58.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,659 1,766 1,766
EPS ($) 2.87 2.60 2.60
EPS without NRI ($) 2.87 2.60 2.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
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