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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 0.60
VEDL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 69.61 vs. VEDL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VEDL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.75 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.6
0.04
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.32
VEDL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. VEDL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VEDL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.32
0.22
0.77
Debt-to-Equity 1.07
VEDL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
80% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. VEDL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
VEDL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.07
0.03
1.64
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.91
VEDL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. VEDL: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
VEDL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.54  Med: 0.37 Max: 3.03
Current: 3.91
-4.54
3.03
Interest Coverage 2.72
VEDL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. VEDL: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VEDL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 10.22 Max: 635.7
Current: 2.72
2.39
635.7
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.35
Beneish M-Score: -1.91
WACC vs ROIC
7.02%
2.25%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 12.49
VEDL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. VEDL: 12.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VEDL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.04  Med: 22.88 Max: 61.79
Current: 12.49
-42.04
61.79
Net Margin % -1.96
VEDL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. VEDL: -1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VEDL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.57  Med: 8.15 Max: 46.18
Current: -1.96
-19.57
46.18
ROE % -5.11
VEDL's ROE % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.47 vs. VEDL: -5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VEDL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.74  Med: 15.22 Max: 52.32
Current: -5.11
-25.74
52.32
ROA % -1.73
VEDL's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.46 vs. VEDL: -1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VEDL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.21  Med: 8.94 Max: 45.11
Current: -1.73
-6.21
45.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.65
VEDL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.10 vs. VEDL: 21.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VEDL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.36  Med: 70.07 Max: 522.59
Current: 21.65
-20.36
522.59
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.20
VEDL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VEDL: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VEDL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: 29.1 Max: 50.6
Current: -0.2
-36.3
50.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

VEDL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Sarah Ketterer 63,075 sh (+18.40%)
Jim Simons 2,237,960 sh (+17.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 29,000 sh (-10.49%)
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Q1 2018

VEDL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jeremy Grantham 80,900 sh (+178.97%)
Jim Simons 2,390,460 sh (+6.81%)
Sarah Ketterer 63,075 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2018

VEDL Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jim Simons 2,934,360 sh (+22.75%)
Sarah Ketterer 63,075 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 77,600 sh (-4.08%)
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Q3 2018

VEDL Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Jeremy Grantham 683,054 sh (+780.22%)
Jim Simons 2,049,800 sh (-30.14%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,617 sh (-7.07%)
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Preferred stocks of Vedanta Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
700134.PFD.India10.4011.357.5 % Perf. Shs
P1VEDL.PFD.India0.000.007.5 % Perf. Shs

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals  
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Traded in other countries:17SA.Germany, 500295.India,
Headquarter Location:India
Vedanta Ltd along with its subsidiaries is a diversified natural resource company engaged iron ore mining, non-ferrous metals (copper and aluminium production) and commercial power generation.

Vedanta Ltd, formerly known as Sesa Sterlite, is focused on zinc, lead, silver, aluminium, copper, iron ore, oil and gas, and commercial power. The company has operations across India, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland and Australia. The copper division has smelting and mining operations across India and Australia, and as the largest custom copper smelter and copper rods producer in India, it contributes more than half of the group's revenue. Vedanta is also the largest aluminum producer in India, with operations in Korba, Jharsuguda, and Lanjigarh, generating roughly a fourth of group revenue. The company has iron ore mines in Goa, and is engaged in exploration, mining, and processing of iron ore, pig iron, and metallurgical coke and power generation.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 5.52
VEDL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. VEDL: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.13
VEDL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. VEDL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VEDL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.09
Current: 1.13
0.43
2.09
PS Ratio 0.74
VEDL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VEDL: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VEDL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.86 Max: 9.98
Current: 0.74
0.15
9.98
EV-to-EBIT 8.32
VEDL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. VEDL: 8.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VEDL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: 4.8 Max: 42.1
Current: 8.32
-5.2
42.1
EV-to-EBITDA 6.68
VEDL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. VEDL: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VEDL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: 3.6 Max: 39.2
Current: 6.68
-6.6
39.2
EV-to-Revenue 1.19
VEDL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
67% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. VEDL: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
VEDL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.2 Max: 10
Current: 1.19
0.2
10
Current Ratio 0.99
VEDL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. VEDL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VEDL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.49 Max: 3.56
Current: 0.99
0.41
3.56
Quick Ratio 0.78
VEDL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. VEDL: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VEDL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.15
Current: 0.78
0.19
3.15
Days Inventory 34.00
VEDL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. VEDL: 34.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VEDL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.02  Med: 35.21 Max: 224.81
Current: 34
6.02
224.81
Days Sales Outstanding 37.86
VEDL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.39 vs. VEDL: 37.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VEDL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 20.32 Max: 37.86
Current: 37.86
0.72
37.86
Days Payable 133.54
VEDL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
74% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 51.37 vs. VEDL: 133.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VEDL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 43.03 Max: 253.17
Current: 133.54
2.11
253.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 21.49
VEDL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. VEDL: 21.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VEDL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.59 Max: 21.49
Current: 21.49
0.05
21.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 123.20
VEDL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.00 vs. VEDL: 123.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VEDL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 4 Max: 123.2
Current: 123.2
-21
123.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 16.76
VEDL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. VEDL: 16.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 192.16
VEDL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
100% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. VEDL: 192.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VEDL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 24.16 Max: 182.37
Current: 192.16
0.47
182.37
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.80
VEDL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.00 vs. VEDL: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VEDL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.5  Med: -4.1 Max: 0
Current: -7.8
-50.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.14
VEDL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VEDL: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VEDL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.41 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.14
0.46
4.86
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.40
VEDL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VEDL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VEDL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.4
0.22
2.34
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
VEDL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. VEDL: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VEDL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.01 Max: 11.22
Current: 0.87
0.2
11.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 12.02
VEDL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. VEDL: 12.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VEDL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -156.8  Med: 11.3 Max: 132.8
Current: 12.02
-156.8
132.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,177.92
EPS (TTM) $ -0.32
Beta1.81
Volatility30.10%
52-Week Range $10.39 - 21.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)929.38 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Mar19 Mar20
Revenue (Mil $) 12,514 12,585
EBIT (Mil $) 2,498 3,204
EBITDA (Mil $) 3,504 4,209
EPS ($) 1.20 1.98
EPS without NRI ($) 1.20 1.98
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.00 1.00

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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