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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 : 4/10

Interest Coverage 1.30
AEC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. AEC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AEC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.3
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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 : 4/10

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

AEC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 342,486 sh (-12.93%)
David Dreman 196,063 sh (-22.31%)
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Q1 2015

AEC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 157,200 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 252,090 sh (-26.39%)
David Dreman 5,854 sh (-97.01%)
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Q2 2015

AEC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 9,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 666,245 sh (New)
Jim Simons 229,900 sh (+46.25%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q3 2015

AEC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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 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.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 2.82
AEC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 856 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. AEC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AEC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.82
Current: 2.82
Dividend Payout 0.67
AEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 681 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. AEC: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AEC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.82
AEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. AEC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AEC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 2.82

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $193.9
EPS (TTM) $ 1.21
Short Percentage of Float3.48%
52-Week Range $17.26 - 28.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)57.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 192 197
EPS ($) 0.18 0.24
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.18 0.24
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.84 0.84

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