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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 0.05
VVC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. VVC: 0.05 )
VVC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.09
Current: 0.05

0
0.09
Equity to Asset 0.31
VVC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. VVC: 0.31 )
VVC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.31

0.25
0.37
Interest Coverage 3.80
VVC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. VVC: 3.80 )
VVC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8

2.34
3.8
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.55
WACC vs ROIC
5.37%
6.38%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.04
VVC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. VVC: 12.04 )
VVC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 15.91
Current: 12.04

8.07
15.91
Net-margin (%) 6.39
VVC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. VVC: 6.39 )
VVC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 8.59
Current: 6.39

4.41
8.59
ROE (%) 10.59
VVC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. VVC: 10.59 )
VVC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.87   Max: 14.51
Current: 10.59

8.87
14.51
ROA (%) 3.31
VVC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. VVC: 3.31 )
VVC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 3.94
Current: 3.31

2.68
3.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.87
VVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. VVC: 7.87 )
VVC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.29   Max: 15.89
Current: 7.87

8.29
15.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.90
VVC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VVC: 4.90 )
VVC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 10.8
Current: 4.9

-5.8
10.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
VVC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VVC: 1.20 )
VVC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 25.7
Current: 1.2

0.4
25.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
VVC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VVC: 0.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 9.6
Current: 0.4

-5.2
9.6
» VVC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

VVC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Keeley 1,599,381 sh (+0.97%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 515,200 sh (-3.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,655 sh (-35.42%)
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Q2 2014

VVC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 22,535 sh (New)
Jim Simons 574,600 sh (+11.53%)
John Keeley 1,501,262 sh (-6.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,354 sh (-21.60%)
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Q3 2014

VVC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 126,842 sh (+462.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,132 sh (+45.22%)
Jim Simons 713,900 sh (+24.24%)
John Keeley 1,462,552 sh (-2.58%)
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Q4 2014

VVC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 974,000 sh (+36.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,600 sh (+20.34%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Keeley 446,962 sh (-69.44%)
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 21.90
VVC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. VVC: 21.90 )
VVC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.93   Max: 180
Current: 21.9

10.93
180
Forward P/E 16.67
VVC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. VVC: 16.67 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.80
VVC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. VVC: 21.80 )
VVC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.96   Max: 180
Current: 21.8

10.96
180
P/B 2.30
VVC's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. VVC: 2.30 )
VVC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 2.54
Current: 2.3

1.09
2.54
P/S 1.40
VVC's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. VVC: 1.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.86
Current: 1.4

0.63
3.86
PFCF 89.00
VVC's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVC: 89.00 )
VVC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.23   Max: 127
Current: 89

7.23
127
POCF 7.42
VVC's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. VVC: 7.42 )
VVC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 8.79
Current: 7.42

3.58
8.79
EV-to-EBIT 16.73
VVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. VVC: 16.73 )
VVC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 43.3
Current: 16.73

10.8
43.3
PEG 8.07
VVC's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VVC: 8.07 )
VVC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 32.68
Current: 8.07

0.45
32.68
Shiller P/E 24.20
VVC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 26.17 vs. VVC: 24.20 )
VVC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.59   Max: 26.95
Current: 24.2

10.59
26.95
Current Ratio 0.90
VVC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. VVC: 0.90 )
VVC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.66
Current: 0.9

0.5
1.66
Quick Ratio 0.74
VVC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. VVC: 0.74 )
VVC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.74

0.26
1.49
Days Inventory 39.72
VVC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 31.34 vs. VVC: 39.72 )
VVC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 30.92   Max: 74.19
Current: 39.72

30.92
74.19
Days Sales Outstanding 27.39
VVC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 62.13 vs. VVC: 27.39 )
VVC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.38   Max: 66.02
Current: 27.39

28.38
66.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.40
VVC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. VVC: 3.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 7.09
Current: 3.4

2.11
7.09
Dividend Payout 0.72
VVC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. VVC: 0.72 )
VVC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 7.13
Current: 0.72

0.22
7.13
Dividend growth (3y) 1.40
VVC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. VVC: 1.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 5.4
Current: 1.4

1.4
5.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.68
VVC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. VVC: 3.68 )
VVC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 7.68
Current: 3.68

2.28
7.68
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
VVC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. VVC: -0.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3   Max: -7.3
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.80
VVC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. VVC: 2.80 )
VVC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 2.94
Current: 2.8

1.73
2.94
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
VVC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. VVC: 1.80 )
VVC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 4.5
Current: 1.8

1.04
4.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
VVC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VVC: 1.40 )
VVC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.46
Current: 1.4

0.55
3.46
Price/Graham Number 1.70
VVC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. VVC: 1.70 )
VVC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.7

0.91
2.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
VVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VVC: 5.90 )
VVC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 9.3
Current: 5.9

2.3
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.18
VVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. VVC: 5.18 )
VVC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2   Max: 28.4
Current: 5.18

-2
28.4

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Traded in other countries:VET.Germany,
Vectren Corp was incorporated under the laws of Indiana on June 10, 1999. The Company through Vectren Enterprises, Inc. (Enterprises), is involved in nonutility activities in two primary business areas: Infrastructure Services and Energy Services. Infrastructure Services provides underground pipeline construction and repair services. Energy Services provides energy performance contracting and sustainable infrastructure, such as renewables, distributed generation, and combined heat and power projects. The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Vectren Utility Holdings, Inc. (Utility Holdings or VUHI), serves as the intermediate holding company for three public utilities: Indiana Gas Company, Inc. (Indiana Gas), Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company (SIGECO), and Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, Inc. (VEDO). Indiana Gas provides energy delivery services to approximately 575,000 natural gas customers located in central and southern Indiana. SIGECO provides energy delivery services to approximately 143,000 electric customers and over 110,000 gas customers located near Evansville in southwestern Indiana. SIGECO also owns and operates electric generation assets to serve its electric customers and optimizes those assets in the wholesale power market. Indiana Gas and SIGECO generally do business as Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana. VEDO provides energy delivery services to approximately 313,000 natural gas customers located near Dayton in west central Ohio. The Company segregates its operations into three groups: the Utility Group, the Nonutility Group, and Corporate and Other. The Utility Group consists of the Company's regulated operations and other operations that provide information technology and other support services to those regulated operations. The Company segregates its regulated operations into a Gas Utility Services operating segment and an Electric Utility Services operating segment. The Gas Utility Services segment includes the operations of Indiana Gas, VEDO, and SIGECO's natural gas distribution business and provides natural gas distribution and transportation services to nearly two-thirds of Indiana and to west central Ohio. The Electric Utility Services segment includes the operations of SIGECO's electric transmission and distribution services, which provides electric transmission and distribution services to southwestern Indiana, and includes its power generating and wholesale power operations. In total, these regulated operations supply natural gas and/or electricity to over one million customers.
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