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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.23
VOLVF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. VOLVF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VOLVF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.57 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
VOLVF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. VOLVF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VOLVF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.25
0.16
0.53
Interest Coverage 11.31
VOLVF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. VOLVF: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VOLVF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 8.19 Max: N/A
Current: 11.31
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.10
Beneish M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
5.92%
6.94%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.02
VOLVF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VOLVF: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VOLVF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.79  Med: 6.42 Max: 8.67
Current: 7.02
-7.79
8.67
Net Margin % 4.40
VOLVF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. VOLVF: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VOLVF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.74  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.28
Current: 4.4
-6.74
6.28
ROE % 14.75
VOLVF's ROE % is ranked higher than
82% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. VOLVF: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VOLVF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.57  Med: 14.75 Max: 22.51
Current: 14.75
-19.57
22.51
ROA % 3.36
VOLVF's ROA % is ranked lower than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. VOLVF: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VOLVF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.18  Med: 3.28 Max: 6.3
Current: 3.36
-4.18
6.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.30
VOLVF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.07 vs. VOLVF: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VOLVF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.95  Med: 17.66 Max: 36.78
Current: 19.3
-13.95
36.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.40
VOLVF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. VOLVF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 4.85 Max: 20.1
Current: 1.4
-8.7
20.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.40
VOLVF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. VOLVF: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.2  Med: 4.3 Max: 204.4
Current: 6.4
-68.2
204.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.70
VOLVF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. VOLVF: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VOLVF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.7  Med: -0.8 Max: 445.3
Current: 9.7
-64.7
445.3
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Business Description

Industry: Truck Manufacturing » Truck Manufacturing    NAICS: 522220 
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Traded in other countries:VLV.Belgium, VOL1.Germany, VOLV B.Sweden, 0HTP.UK,
Headquarter Location:Sweden
Volvo AB is a Sweden-based manufacturer of trucks, buses, construction equipment, and marine and industrial engines. Its business activities are in 6 areas Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Governmental Sales and Financial Services.

Headquartered in Sweden, Volvo is the world's second-largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks and largest manufacturer of heavy diesel engines. Its Volvo brand sells medium- and heavy-duty trucks worldwide; the Renault brand sells various types of commercial trucks in Europe; and Mack manufactures primarily vocational trucks for sale in North America. Volvo also sells buses, construction equipment, marine drive systems, aircraft engine components, and financial services.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 22.29
VOLVF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.66 vs. VOLVF: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 16.53 Max: 98.06
Current: 22.29
4.16
98.06
Forward PE Ratio 15.15
VOLVF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. VOLVF: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 22.29
VOLVF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.66 vs. VOLVF: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VOLVF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 16.53 Max: 98.06
Current: 22.29
4.16
98.06
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 43.88
VOLVF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
54% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 35.66 vs. VOLVF: 43.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 24.78 Max: 10958.33
Current: 43.88
7.03
10958.33
PB Ratio 2.87
VOLVF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. VOLVF: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.1
Current: 2.87
0.78
4.1
PS Ratio 1.29
VOLVF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. VOLVF: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VOLVF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.29
0.21
1.31
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 23.46
VOLVF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 25.58 vs. VOLVF: 23.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.43  Med: 32.77 Max: 985.51
Current: 23.46
8.43
985.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.23
VOLVF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. VOLVF: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 10.37 Max: 118.95
Current: 11.23
4.76
118.95
EV-to-EBIT 32.77
VOLVF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. VOLVF: 32.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 13.7 Max: 88.7
Current: 32.77
-33.4
88.7
EV-to-EBITDA 18.46
VOLVF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. VOLVF: 18.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VOLVF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.1  Med: 8.8 Max: 57.8
Current: 18.46
-144.1
57.8
Shiller PE Ratio 32.35
VOLVF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.49 vs. VOLVF: 32.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 18.68 Max: 34.53
Current: 32.35
4.99
34.53
Current Ratio 1.12
VOLVF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VOLVF: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.74
Current: 1.12
0.94
4.74
Quick Ratio 0.82
VOLVF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. VOLVF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.82
0.65
3.97
Days Inventory 78.01
VOLVF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 62.23 vs. VOLVF: 78.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VOLVF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.55  Med: 68.98 Max: 90.94
Current: 78.01
62.55
90.94
Days Sales Outstanding 41.89
VOLVF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 53.31 vs. VOLVF: 41.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VOLVF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.28  Med: 37.53 Max: 94.15
Current: 41.89
32.28
94.15
Days Payable 91.91
VOLVF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 59.08 vs. VOLVF: 91.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VOLVF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.83  Med: 84.93 Max: 93.98
Current: 91.91
69.83
93.98

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.21
VOLVF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. VOLVF: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.37 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.21
2.11
21.07
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.56
VOLVF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. VOLVF: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VOLVF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.61 Max: 2.91
Current: 0.56
0.29
2.91
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.21
VOLVF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
88% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. VOLVF: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.21
VOLVF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
71% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. VOLVF: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VOLVF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.37 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.21
2.11
21.07

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.53
VOLVF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. VOLVF: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.44
Current: 4.53
0.75
7.44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 7.31
VOLVF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VOLVF: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.64 Max: 15.28
Current: 7.31
0.64
15.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.02
VOLVF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VOLVF: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.87
Current: 2.02
0.44
1.87
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.12
VOLVF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. VOLVF: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VOLVF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.6 Max: 4.62
Current: 2.12
0.94
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.05
VOLVF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. VOLVF: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VOLVF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.3 Max: 24.3
Current: 3.05
1.1
24.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.06
VOLVF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. VOLVF: -3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VOLVF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 0.4 Max: 34.9
Current: -3.06
-10.4
34.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $34,837
EPS (TTM) $ 0.75
Beta0.94
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $9.25 - 16.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,032.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 31,227 34,732 36,318 38,064
EPS ($) 0.67 1.02 1.18 1.31
EPS without NRI ($) 0.67 1.02 1.18 1.31
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.33 0.35 0.35 0.35
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Volvo Scholarship for Research on Air Pollution Apr 12 2017 
UD Trucks Launches the New Quon Apr 11 2017 
Annual General Meeting of AB Volvo Apr 06 2017 
New Number of Votes in AB Volvo Mar 31 2017 
Invitation to Volvo Group Capital Markets Day 2017 Mar 31 2017 

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