Visteon Corporation engineers, designs, and manufactures cockpit electronics and connected car solutions for vehicle manufacturers worldwide.
High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Visteon's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Auto Components
1 Year Return
US Auto Components
Return vs Industry: VC underperformed the US Auto Components industry which returned -7.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VC underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Visteon's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Did Visteon Corporation's (NASDAQ:VC) 15% ROE Fare Against The Industry?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhy Visteon Corporation’s (NASDAQ:VC) Use Of Investor Capital Doesn’t Look Great
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Visteon (NASDAQ:VC) Using Too Much Debt?
Is Visteon undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VC ($79.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($119.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.3x) compared to the Auto Components industry average (17.6x).
PE vs Market: VC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.3x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (1.4x).
How is Visteon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VC's forecast earnings growth (31% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: VC's earnings (31% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VC's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VC's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (38.3%)
How has Visteon performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VC's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VC's earnings have grown significantly by 22.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VC had negative earnings growth (-41.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (-1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VC's Return on Equity (15.1%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Visteon's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VC's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($762.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: VC's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($818.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VC's debt to equity ratio (67.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44.3% to 67.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54.4%).
Interest Coverage: VC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: VC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: VC's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.3x debt).
What is Visteon's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sachin Lawande (52yo)
Mr. Sachin S. Lawande has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Visteon Corporation since June 29, 2015. Mr. Lawande served as an Executive Vice President of Harman International Industries, In ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sachin's total compensation ($USD7.86M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.81M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sachin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations & Supply Chain||3.2yrs||US$2.09m||0.011% $247.2k|
|Senior VP & General Counsel||3.9yrs||US$1.21m||0.013% $298.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Customer Business Groups & Marketing||0yrs||US$935.17k||0.028% $617.3k|
|Senior VP of Finance & CFO||0.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & CTO||3.8yrs||no data||0.0063% $140.5k|
|Chief Information Officer & VP||2.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||2.1yrs||no data||0.00029% $6.4k|
|Senior Vice President of Product Delivery||3.2yrs||US$1.83m||0.017% $370.9k|
|Senior Director & Head of ADAS||3.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VC's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||8.6yrs||US$210.00k||0.043% $949.7k|
|Non-Executive Chairman of the Board||7.4yrs||US$350.00k||0.026% $565.9k|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$220.00k||0.014% $316.5k|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||US$210.00k||0.0072% $158.2k|
|Independent Director||9.3yrs||US$200.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||US$200.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.7yrs||US$235.00k||0.036% $791.4k|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||US$200.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$210.00k||0.0036% $79.2k|
Experienced Board: VC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Visteon Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Visteon Corporation
- Ticker: VC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$2.213b
- Shares outstanding: 27.97m
- Website: https://www.visteon.com
Number of Employees
- Visteon Corporation
- One Village Center Drive
- Van Buren Township
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VC||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2010|
|VS51||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2010|
Visteon Corporation engineers, designs, and manufactures cockpit electronics and connected car solutions for vehicle manufacturers worldwide. The company provides instrument clusters, including standard analog gauge clusters to high-resolution, all-digital, fully reconfigurable, 2-D, and 3-D display-based devices; information displays that integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities; and audio and infotainment systems that allows vehicle occupants to connect their mobile devices to the system and safely access phone functions, listen to music, stream media, and enable mobile connectivity applications. It also offers infotainment solutions, including Phoenix display audio and embedded infotainment platform; telematics control unit to enable secure connected car services, software updates, and data; SmartCore, an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller to enhance efficiency, and reduce power consumption and cost; and head-up displays (HUD), such as combiner HUD and windshield HUD that present critical information to the driver. Visteon Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/21 01:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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