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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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Cash to Debt 1.32
ACRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 630 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ACRE: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACRE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.35 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.32
Equity to Asset 0.29
ACRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 662 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ACRE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACRE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.29
0.22
0.98
Interest Coverage 11.47
ACRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. ACRE: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ACRE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.24 Max: 9999.99
Current: 11.47
1.45
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.49
M-Score: -2.01
WACC vs ROIC
1.99%
65.41%
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

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Operating margin (%) 51.08
ACRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.83 vs. ACRE: 51.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACRE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 20.07 Max: 23.86
Current: 51.08
9.27
23.86
Net-margin (%) 21.28
ACRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 667 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 38.36 vs. ACRE: 21.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACRE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 24.70 Max: 29.07
Current: 21.28
9.27
29.07
ROE (%) 7.96
ACRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 671 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. ACRE: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACRE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.82 Max: 6.03
Current: 7.96
0.22
6.03
ROA (%) 2.18
ACRE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. ACRE: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACRE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.60 Max: 1.76
Current: 2.18
0.43
1.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.80
ACRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 559 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. ACRE: 48.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.67  Med: 34.71 Max: 51.74
Current: 48.8
17.67
51.74
» ACRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-11)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ACRE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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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Q3 2015

ACRE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 373,400 sh (+1041.90%)
RS Investment Management 2,314,564 sh (+32.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,182 sh (-22.00%)
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Q4 2015

ACRE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 567,500 sh (+51.98%)
RS Investment Management 2,605,033 sh (+12.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,685 sh (-16.45%)
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Q1 2016

ACRE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 19,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 581,500 sh (+2.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,385 sh (-2.36%)
RS Investment Management 2,259,998 sh (-13.24%)
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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
Compare:XPAR:ARG, XKLS:5109, DIFX:REIT, NYSE:ABR, JSE:REB » details
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp is a specialty finance company that is primarily focused on directly originating, managing and servicing a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate (CRE) debt-related investments for its own account.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.50
ACRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. ACRE: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACRE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15.23 Max: 266.56
Current: 10.5
7.8
266.56
PE(NRI) 10.50
ACRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. ACRE: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACRE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15.14 Max: 284.33
Current: 10.5
7.8
284.33
P/B 0.83
ACRE's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ACRE: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACRE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.83
0.65
1.13
P/S 2.21
ACRE's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. ACRE: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACRE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.95 Max: 8.94
Current: 2.21
1.7
8.94
PFCF 4.29
ACRE's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 256 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. ACRE: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACRE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 8.27 Max: 51.05
Current: 4.29
1.31
51.05
POCF 2.00
ACRE's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 575 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. ACRE: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACRE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 19.22 Max: 268.31
Current: 2
0.97
268.31
EV-to-EBIT 1.80
ACRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. ACRE: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACRE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -189.4  Med: 1.70 Max: 9.8
Current: 1.8
-189.4
9.8
EV-to-EBITDA 1.79
ACRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.59 vs. ACRE: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -236.9  Med: 1.70 Max: 9.8
Current: 1.79
-236.9
9.8
Current Ratio 68.99
ACRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 624 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ACRE: 68.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.24  Med: 74.24 Max: 176.91
Current: 68.99
40.24
176.91
Quick Ratio 68.99
ACRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 624 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. ACRE: 68.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.24  Med: 74.24 Max: 176.91
Current: 68.99
40.24
176.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.53
ACRE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. ACRE: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ACRE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.00 Max: 10.68
Current: 8.53
2.12
10.68
Dividend Payout 0.89
ACRE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 648 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. ACRE: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ACRE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.04 Max: 6.25
Current: 0.89
0.76
6.25
Forward Dividend Yield 8.78
ACRE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. ACRE: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.53
ACRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 838 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. ACRE: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ACRE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.00 Max: 10.68
Current: 8.53
2.12
10.68

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.69
ACRE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
79% of the 33 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. ACRE: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ACRE' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.44 Max: 22.96
Current: 1.69
0.92
22.96
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.19
ACRE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. ACRE: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ACRE' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.19
0.9
1.23
Price/Tangible Book 0.98
ACRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 685 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ACRE: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACRE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.03
Current: 0.98
0.88
1.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.56
ACRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ACRE: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACRE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.24
Current: 0.56
0.52
2.24
Price/Graham Number 0.68
ACRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 540 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ACRE: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACRE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.81 Max: 3.47
Current: 0.68
0.62
3.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 54.97
ACRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 670 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ACRE: 54.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 45.65 Max: 13227
Current: 54.97
10.2
13227

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $152.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.13
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float2.34%
52-Week Range $8.91 - 13.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.48
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