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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
AEC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 810 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. AEC: 0.01 )
AEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.44
AEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AEC: 0.44 )
AEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.44

0.13
0.45
Interest Coverage 1.18
AEC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 689 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. AEC: 1.18 )
AEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.18

0.52
2.23
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.18
M-Score: -1.49
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 (%) 18.65
AEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 41.50 vs. AEC: 18.65 )
AEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.62   Max: 36.53
Current: 18.65

12.62
36.53
Net-margin (%) 71.83
AEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 841 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. AEC: 71.83 )
AEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.75   Max: 33.75
Current: 71.83

-8.75
33.75
ROE (%) 24.65
AEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 850 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. AEC: 24.65 )
AEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.02   Max: 35.44
Current: 24.65

-8.02
35.44
ROA (%) 9.85
AEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. AEC: 9.85 )
AEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.52   Max: 5.47
Current: 9.85

-1.52
5.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.74
AEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 762 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. AEC: 2.74 )
AEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 9.34
Current: 2.74

2.39
9.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
AEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 660 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. AEC: -11.70 )
AEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.6   Max: 15.3
Current: -11.7

-21.6
15.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.80
AEC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 586 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AEC: -4.80 )
AEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.6
Current: -4.8

0
8.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AEC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 245,680 sh (+12.96%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 515,766 sh (-7.71%)
Columbia Wanger 2,898,000 sh (-24.2%)
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Q1 2014

AEC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 254,821 sh (+3.72%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 450,200 sh (-12.71%)
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Q2 2014

AEC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 249,144 sh (-2.23%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 416,724 sh (-7.44%)
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Q3 2014

AEC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 252,367 sh (+1.29%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 393,341 sh (-5.61%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AEC

(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
Scott Black 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$13.4 - $16.68 $ 22.8550%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -50.82%0.1%$13.4 - $16.68 $ 22.8550%217485
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Add 28.8%$15.48 - $18.9 $ 22.8532%442215
David Dreman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.17%$15.89 - $18.65 $ 22.8534%343333
Scott Black 2013-03-31 Add 149.3%0.1%$15.89 - $18.65 $ 22.8534%68085
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Add 133.22%0.04%$14.35 - $16.05 $ 22.8551%27310
Scott Black 2012-09-30 New Buy0.03%$14.46 - $15.46 $ 22.8552%11710
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.60
AEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. AEC: 9.60 )
AEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.85   Max: 130.78
Current: 9.6

2.85
130.78
P/B 2.10
AEC's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. AEC: 2.10 )
AEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 7.12
Current: 2.1

1.19
7.12
P/S 6.90
AEC's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. AEC: 6.90 )
AEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 6.97
Current: 6.9

0.63
6.97
EV-to-EBIT 57.25
AEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 32.78 vs. AEC: 57.25 )
AEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 60
Current: 57.25

7.4
60
Shiller P/E 39.60
AEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AEC: 39.60 )
AEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.86   Max: 913
Current: 39.6

5.86
913
Current Ratio 0.50
AEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. AEC: 0.50 )
AEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.5

0.16
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.50
AEC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. AEC: 0.50 )
AEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.5

0.16
1.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.40
AEC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 829 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. AEC: 3.40 )
AEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 13.31
Current: 3.4

3.3
13.31
Dividend Payout 0.40
AEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. AEC: 0.40 )
AEC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 8.5
Current: 0.4

0.08
8.5
Dividend growth (3y) 3.80
AEC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
71% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AEC: 3.80 )
AEC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 10.1
Current: 3.8

-18.7
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.88
AEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AEC: 3.88 )
AEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.77   Max: 15.21
Current: 3.88

3.77
15.21
Share Buyback Rate -19.70
AEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. AEC: -19.70 )
AEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.3   Max: -40.8
Current: -19.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.10
AEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AEC: 2.10 )
AEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 7.22
Current: 2.1

0.76
7.22
Price/Median PS Value 3.90
AEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AEC: 3.90 )
AEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.04
Current: 3.9

0.4
3.04
Price/Graham Number 1.30
AEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. AEC: 1.30 )
AEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.63
Current: 1.3

0.52
4.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.70
AEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 830 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AEC: 1.70 )
AEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 13.6
Current: 1.7

1.7
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -23.16
AEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 523 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. AEC: -23.16 )
AEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -39.7   Max: 14
Current: -23.16

-39.7
14

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:WWS.Germany,
Associated Estates Realty Corp is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed equity real estate investment trust. The Company is engaged in multifamily ownership, operation, acquisition, development, construction, disposition and property management activities. It is engaged primarily in the ownership and operation of multifamily apartment units. It owns a taxable REIT subsidiary that performs general contracting and construction services for its own account in connection with the development of multifamily properties that it owns and operates. As of December 31, 2013, its operating property portfolio consisted of 53 owned apartment communities containing 13,676 units in ten states. The Company has one operating segment of multifamily properties. Its Same Community portfolio includes properties it has owned and operated for the entire two-year period ending December 31, 2013, and consists of 43 properties containing 10,995 units. The Company uses LRO, a rental revenue software product that provides comprehensive submarket-based statistical data to assist in maximizing rental revenue while remaining market competitive. The Company owned one of its properties, Windsor Pines, in Pembroke Pines, Florida, containing 368 apartment units, through an Operating Partnership structured as a DownREIT. In conjunction with its acquisition of land for development of an apartment community, it acquired a commercial building in Los Angeles, California, containing approximately 78,800 total square feet of office and commercial space.
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