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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
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Cash-to-Debt 0.18
VVV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. VVV: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VVV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 4999.66 Max: N/A
Current: 0.18
Equity-to-Asset -0.10
VVV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VVV: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VVV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.39  Med: -0.11 Max: 0.66
Current: -0.1
-0.39
0.66
Interest Coverage 17.00
VVV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. VVV: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VVV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 17
Altman Z-Score: 3.03
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % 22.60
VVV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. VVV: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VVV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.93  Med: 17.75 Max: 22.6
Current: 22.6
12.93
22.6
Net Margin % 13.00
VVV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. VVV: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VVV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.48  Med: 11.15 Max: 14.15
Current: 13
8.48
14.15
ROA % 14.36
VVV's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. VVV: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VVV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.36  Med: 19.48 Max: 31.96
Current: 14.36
14.36
31.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 95.46
VVV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. VVV: 95.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VVV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.6  Med: 92.39 Max: 100.84
Current: 95.46
67.6
100.84
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-09 Est.)


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

VVV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 200,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 370,500 sh (New)
Jana Partners 1,049,700 sh (New)
George Soros 182,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 20,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2016

VVV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jana Partners 1,319,727 sh (+25.72%)
George Soros Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 281,900 sh (-23.91%)
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Q1 2017

VVV Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 81,753 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 504,138 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 4,649,264 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 487,718 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 281,900 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
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Q2 2017

VVV Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 70,700 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 68,633 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 1,963,522 sh (+596.53%)
Mario Gabelli 2,191,342 sh (+334.67%)
Jim Simons 610,973 sh (+25.27%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VVV

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Add 334.67%0.25%$22.06 - $24.66 $ 21.56-7%2,191,342
Leon Cooperman 2017-06-30 Add 596.53%1.66%$22.06 - $24.66 $ 21.56-7%1,963,522
Robert Bruce 2017-06-30 New Buy0.42%$22.06 - $24.66 $ 21.56-7%68,633
Leon Cooperman 2016-12-31 Reduce -23.91%0.06%$18.9 - $23.28 $ 21.562%281,900
George Soros 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$18.9 - $23.28 $ 21.562%0
Leon Cooperman 2016-09-30 New Buy0.27%$23.1 - $23.98 $ 21.56-9%370,500
George Soros 2016-09-30 New Buy0.16%$23.1 - $23.98 $ 21.56-9%182,000
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing » Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing    NAICS: 324191    SIC: 2992
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Traded in other countries:0V4.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Valvoline Inc manufactures and distributes automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants and automotive chemicals.

Valvoline Inc was incorporated on May 13, 2016. It is a producer and distributor of premium-branded automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants, and automotive chemicals. Its products include All Climate, DuraBlend, and MaxLife. The Company's segments are Core North America, Quick Lubes and International. Its principal competitors for retail customers are integrated oil brands, such as Shell, which produces Pennzoil and Quaker State, BP, which produces Castrol, and Exxon Mobil, which produces Mobil1, mid-tier brands, and private label producers. The Quick Lubes segment competes with other franchised brands that offer a turn-key operations management system, such as Jiffy Lube (owned by Shell), Grease Monkey and Express Oil Change. The key raw materials used in Valvoline's business are base oils, additives, packaging materials (high density polyethylene bottles and steel drums) and ethylene glycol. The Company is subject to regulation by various U.S. federal regulatory agencies and by the applicable regulatory authorities in countries in which Valvoline's products are manufactured and sold.

Top Ranked Articles about Valvoline Inc

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Valvoline Dedicates New World Headquarters in Lexington, Ky.
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Ratios

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PE Ratio 16.73
VVV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. VVV: 16.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VVV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.71  Med: 24.14 Max: 74.1
Current: 16.73
16.71
74.1
Forward PE Ratio 14.58
VVV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. VVV: 14.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.73
VVV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
79% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. VVV: 16.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VVV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.71  Med: 24.07 Max: 73.41
Current: 16.73
16.71
73.41
PS Ratio 2.19
VVV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. VVV: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VVV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 2.31 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.19
1.97
2.51
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.54
VVV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. VVV: 21.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VVV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.03  Med: 21.42 Max: 23.88
Current: 21.54
14.03
23.88
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.61
VVV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
86% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. VVV: 15.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VVV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.29  Med: 15.59 Max: 17.36
Current: 15.61
11.29
17.36
EV-to-EBIT 10.83
VVV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. VVV: 10.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VVV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.1  Med: 11.4 Max: 12.5
Current: 10.83
10.1
12.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.96
VVV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. VVV: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VVV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 10.5 Max: 11.5
Current: 9.96
9.3
11.5
Current Ratio 1.44
VVV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. VVV: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VVV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.55 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.44
1.16
1.83
Quick Ratio 1.09
VVV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. VVV: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VVV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.09
0.88
1.48
Days Inventory 43.75
VVV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 26.33 vs. VVV: 43.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VVV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.23  Med: 36.73 Max: 43.75
Current: 43.75
17.23
43.75
Days Sales Outstanding 72.42
VVV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 22.44 vs. VVV: 72.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VVV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.16  Med: 68.69 Max: 72.42
Current: 72.42
62.16
72.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.67
VVV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
98% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. VVV: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VVV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
0.21
0.67
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.11
VVV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. VVV: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VVV' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.11
0
0.11
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.90
VVV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. VVV: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.66
VVV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.39 vs. VVV: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VVV' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.66
0.21
0.67

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
VVV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VVV: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VVV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.94
0.94
1.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.21
VVV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. VVV: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VVV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 8.8 Max: 9.9
Current: 9.21
8
9.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,031.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.29
Short Percentage of Float20.96%
52-Week Range $18.30 - 24.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)202.63

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20
Revenue (Mil $) 3,663 3,805 4,823 2,470
EPS ($) 2.58 2.74 3.76 1.75
EPS without NRI ($) 2.58 2.74 3.76 1.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
9.30%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.27 0.31 0.40
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Robert Bruce Invests in Valvoline, 2 Pharmaceutical Companies Aug 10 2017 
Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) Acquires New Service Center in Greater Dayton, Ohio, Area Aug 03 2017 
Valvoline Dedicates New World Headquarters in Lexington, Ky. May 11 2017 
Valvoline™ Announces Partnership as The Official Synthetic Motor Oil of the New Movie, Transformer May 09 2017 
Ashland Solves Again with Three New Personal Care Solutions at in-cosmetics Global Show in London Apr 04 2017 
8 Undervalued Stocks With Low P/E Ratios Jan 12 2017 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Oct 07 2016 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight Oct 03 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Oct 02 2016 

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Edited Transcript of VVV.N earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT Aug 12 2017
Valvoline Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering Aug 03 2017
Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) Acquires New Service Center in Greater Dayton, Ohio, Area Aug 03 2017
Valvoline Finco Two LLC -- Moody's rates Valvoline Notes at Ba3; outlook stable Aug 03 2017
Valvoline misses 3Q profit forecasts Aug 01 2017
Valvoline Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results in Line with Guidance Aug 01 2017
Valvoline Inc. Declares Dividend on Common Stock Jul 27 2017
Valvoline, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VVV-US : July 21, 2017 Jul 21 2017
Valvoline Inc. to Report Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2017 after Market Close on... Jul 11 2017
Valvoline, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VVV) : July 10, 2017 Jul 10 2017
Valvoline, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VVV-US : July 7, 2017 Jul 07 2017
ETFs with exposure to Valvoline, Inc. : June 15, 2017 Jun 15 2017
Edited Transcript of VVV.N earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-16 1:00pm GMT Jun 14 2017
Valvoline, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VVV-US : June 12, 2017 Jun 12 2017
Cramer's lightning round: Buy this stock—even though it's boring Jun 08 2017
Valvoline Community Celebration Raises Estimated $40,000 for Lexington Habitat for Humanity May 18 2017
Ashland board declares quarterly dividend May 17 2017
Valvoline Inc. Announces Completion of Final Separation and Beginning as an Independent Company May 15 2017
Greater Cincinnati public company completes split May 15 2017
Ashland announces completion of final separation of Valvoline Inc. May 12 2017

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