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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 1.27
ACRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ACRE: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.27
Equity to Asset 0.26
ACRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ACRE: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.26
0.22
0.98
Interest Coverage 3.72
ACRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. ACRE: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.85 Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.72
1.53
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.44
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
2.35%
20.21%
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 29.94
ACRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. ACRE: 29.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.27  Med: 20.22 Max: 23.86
Current: 29.94
9.27
23.86
Net-margin (%) 25.99
ACRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. ACRE: 25.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.27  Med: 24.70 Max: 29.29
Current: 25.99
9.27
29.29
ROE (%) 7.20
ACRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ACRE: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.82 Max: 6.03
Current: 7.2
0.22
6.03
ROA (%) 1.85
ACRE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. ACRE: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.60 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.85
0.43
1.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.75
ACRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. ACRE: 26.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.83  Med: 29.34 Max: 41.85
Current: 26.75
16.83
41.85
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ACRE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Pacific Advisors 419,412 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 1,717,451 sh (-1.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,020 sh (-11.85%)
Jim Simons 231,400 sh (-39.19%)
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Q4 2014

ACRE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 1,718,567 sh (+0.06%)
RS Investment Management 1,718,567 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 19,520 sh (-2.50%)
Jim Simons 201,568 sh (-12.89%)
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Q1 2015

ACRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 20,760 sh (+6.35%)
RS Investment Management 1,803,002 sh (+4.91%)
Jim Simons 204,700 sh (+1.55%)
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Q2 2015

ACRE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 1,743,742 sh (-3.29%)
RS Investment Management 1,743,742 sh (-3.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,463 sh (-6.25%)
Jim Simons 32,700 sh (-84.03%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.26
ACRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. ACRE: 12.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.29  Med: 17.22 Max: 266.56
Current: 12.26
11.29
266.56
Forward P/E 17.12
ACRE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. ACRE: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.80
ACRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ACRE: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.3  Med: 17.32 Max: 284.33
Current: 12.8
11.3
284.33
P/B 0.90
ACRE's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ACRE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.9
0.78
1.13
P/S 3.16
ACRE's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ACRE: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.92  Med: 4.84 Max: 10.09
Current: 3.16
2.92
10.09
PFCF 8.97
ACRE's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 209 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ACRE: 8.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACRE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.27  Med: 27.74 Max: 50.48
Current: 8.97
8.27
50.48
POCF 8.37
ACRE's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. ACRE: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACRE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.71  Med: 25.39 Max: 50.28
Current: 8.37
7.71
50.28
EV-to-EBIT 4.14
ACRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. ACRE: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -199.5  Med: 4.10 Max: 14.4
Current: 4.14
-199.5
14.4
Current Ratio 68.81
ACRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ACRE: 68.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 34.95  Med: 77.78 Max: 176.91
Current: 68.81
34.95
176.91
Quick Ratio 68.81
ACRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ACRE: 68.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 34.95  Med: 77.78 Max: 176.91
Current: 68.81
34.95
176.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.07
ACRE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. ACRE: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 7.88 Max: 9.07
Current: 8.07
2.12
9.07
Dividend Payout 0.98
ACRE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
57% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ACRE: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.09 Max: 6.25
Current: 0.98
0.78
6.25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.14
ACRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. ACRE: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 7.88 Max: 9.07
Current: 8.14
2.12
9.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.39
ACRE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. ACRE: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.33 Max: 22.96
Current: 2.39
0.92
22.96
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.15
ACRE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 37 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. ACRE: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.15
0.9
1.23
Price/Tangible Book 1.02
ACRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ACRE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.03
Current: 1.02
0.81
1.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
ACRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ACRE: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.65
0.6
2.06
Price/Graham Number 0.69
ACRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ACRE: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.91 Max: 3.14
Current: 0.69
0.64
3.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 24.21
ACRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ACRE: 24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.9  Med: 18.80 Max: 66.9
Current: 24.21
6.9
66.9

Business Description

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Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp was organized as a Maryland corporation on September 1, 2011. is a newly organized specialty finance company engaged in originating, investing in and managing middle-market commercial real estate loans and other commercial real estate, or "CRE," related investments. The Company investments include senior loans, bridge loans, subordinated mortgages and B-Notes, preferred equity and other CRE-related investments. The Company also engaged in the mortgage banking business through its wholly owned subsidiary, ACRE Capital LLC. The Company originate long-term senior loans collateralized by multifamily and senior-living properties and sell them to third parties pursuant to government and government-sponsored entity programs. The Company operate both as a principal lender and a mortgage banker and offers financing solutions to its customers, including short and long-term loans from one to ten (or more) years, bridge and permanent loans, floating and fixed rate loans and loans collateralized by development, value-add and stabilized properties.
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