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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 3.52
VLRS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. VLRS: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VLRS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.36 Max: N/A
Current: 3.52
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
VLRS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. VLRS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VLRS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.45
0.11
0.5
Interest Coverage 74.23
VLRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. VLRS: 74.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VLRS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 1105.18 Max: N/A
Current: 74.23
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.33
Beneish M-Score: -1.63
WACC vs ROIC
8.53%
23.29%
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 4.72
VLRS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. VLRS: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VLRS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: 3.24 Max: 13.81
Current: 4.72
-4.2
13.81
Net Margin % 6.49
VLRS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. VLRS: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VLRS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.31  Med: 4.31 Max: 14.97
Current: 6.49
-3.31
14.97
ROE % 17.02
VLRS's ROE % is ranked lower than
51% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. VLRS: 17.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VLRS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.22  Med: 19.12 Max: 43.63
Current: 17.02
-78.22
43.63
ROA % 8.05
VLRS's ROA % is ranked higher than
73% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. VLRS: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VLRS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 5.31 Max: 19.6
Current: 8.05
-11.6
19.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 97.31
VLRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.91 vs. VLRS: 97.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VLRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.17  Med: 30.75 Max: 196.19
Current: 97.31
-35.17
196.19
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.60
VLRS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. VLRS: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VLRS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 10 Max: 17.3
Current: 15.6
4
17.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 96.30
VLRS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. VLRS: 96.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VLRS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 82.5 Max: 96.3
Current: 96.3
0.4
96.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 123.90
VLRS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. VLRS: 123.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VLRS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.7  Med: 102.3 Max: 123.9
Current: 123.9
-26.7
123.9
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion SAB de CV $VLRS.
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111 
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Traded in other countries:2CDA.Germany, VOLARA.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Mexico
Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion SAB de CV is an ultra-low-cost air carrier company. The Company provides low-cost air transportation services in Mexico and the United States.

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 16.94
VLRS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. VLRS: 16.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VLRS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.73  Med: 13.13 Max: 65.72
Current: 16.94
6.73
65.72
Forward PE Ratio 21.98
VLRS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.06 vs. VLRS: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.04
VLRS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.48 vs. VLRS: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VLRS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 13.11 Max: 65.72
Current: 17.04
6.72
65.72
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.07
VLRS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
70% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. VLRS: 16.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VLRS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 11.07 Max: 16.6
Current: 16.07
6.95
16.6
PB Ratio 2.83
VLRS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. VLRS: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VLRS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.59 Max: 5.3
Current: 2.83
2.19
5.3
PS Ratio 1.13
VLRS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. VLRS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VLRS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.13
0.65
1.99
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 223.23
VLRS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
98% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. VLRS: 223.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VLRS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 13.56 Max: 230.85
Current: 223.23
8.17
230.85
EV-to-EBIT 9.68
VLRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. VLRS: 9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VLRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.4  Med: 7.7 Max: 54.2
Current: 9.68
-131.4
54.2
EV-to-EBITDA 7.76
VLRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. VLRS: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VLRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -185.6  Med: 7 Max: 57.7
Current: 7.76
-185.6
57.7
Current Ratio 1.21
VLRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. VLRS: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VLRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.21
0.39
1.46
Quick Ratio 1.18
VLRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. VLRS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VLRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.18
0.36
1.43
Days Inventory 4.43
VLRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. VLRS: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VLRS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 4.15 Max: 4.72
Current: 4.43
2.09
4.72
Days Sales Outstanding 15.31
VLRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.13 vs. VLRS: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VLRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 6.68 Max: 15.31
Current: 15.31
5.28
15.31
Days Payable 20.78
VLRS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 51.21 vs. VLRS: 20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VLRS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.36  Med: 20.82 Max: 27.95
Current: 20.78
17.36
27.95

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.90
VLRS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. VLRS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VLRS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 3.62 Max: 5.02
Current: 2.9
2.87
5.02
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.90
VLRS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. VLRS: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VLRS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.9
0.64
1.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.48
VLRS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. VLRS: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VLRS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.64
Current: 1.48
1.08
3.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.36
VLRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. VLRS: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VLRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 10.9 Max: 27.6
Current: 10.36
-4.5
27.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,233.75
EPS (TTM) $ 0.78
Beta0.04
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.33 - 20.03
Shares Outstanding (Mil)101.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,281 1,554
EPS ($) 0.65 1.00
EPS without NRI ($) 0.65 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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