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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 1.27
AMH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. AMH: 1.27 )
AMH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.27

Equity to Asset 0.63
AMH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AMH: 0.63 )
AMH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.63

0.56
0.98
Z-Score: 1.08
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -6.54
AMH's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 40.93 vs. AMH: -6.54 )
AMH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -225.46   Max: -11.66
Current: -6.54

-225.46
-11.66
Net-margin (%) -13.74
AMH's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 32.79 vs. AMH: -13.74 )
AMH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -225.46   Max: -23.24
Current: -13.74

-225.46
-23.24
ROE (%) -1.57
AMH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. AMH: -1.57 )
AMH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.25   Max: -1.68
Current: -1.57

-2.25
-1.68
ROA (%) -1.03
AMH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 844 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. AMH: -1.03 )
AMH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.21   Max: -1.26
Current: -1.03

-2.21
-1.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.53
AMH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 750 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. AMH: -0.53 )
AMH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.05   Max: -0.74
Current: -0.53

-4.05
-0.74
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AMH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 30,500 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 880,720 sh (New)
John Griffin 8,700,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Steven Cohen 18,400 sh (-93.23%)
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Q1 2014

AMH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 21,821 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 61,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 326,601 sh (+970.82%)
John Griffin 8,700,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 880,720 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

AMH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 751,800 sh (+130.19%)
Pioneer Investments 63,400 sh (+2.76%)
John Griffin 8,700,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 686,217 sh (-22.08%)
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Q3 2014

AMH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chris Davis 462,680 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 78,522 sh (New)
John Burbank 50,000 sh (New)
John Griffin 8,700,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 62,400 sh (-1.58%)
Jim Simons 224,800 sh (-70.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMH

(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
Third Avenue Management 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.24%$16.93 - $18.51 $ 17.28-3%0
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$16.93 - $18.51 $ 17.28-3%462680
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$16.93 - $18.51 $ 17.28-3%50000
Third Avenue Management 2014-06-30 Reduce -22.08%0.06%$15.87 - $18.04 $ 17.281%686217
Third Avenue Management 2013-12-31 New Buy0.26%$15.22 - $16.86 $ 17.288%880720
John Griffin 2013-09-30 New Buy1.7%$15.35 - $16.9 $ 17.288%8700000
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Preferred stocks of American Homes 4 Rent

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AMHPRA25.954.745 % Part Pfd Shs Series -A-
AMHPRB0.003.985 % Part Pfd Shs of Benef Interest Series -B-
AMHPC0.002.315 1/2% Part Pfd Shs of Benef Interest Series -C-
AMHEP24.850.005 1/2% Part Pfd Shs of Benef Interest Series -C-

Ratios

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history
P/B 0.90
AMH's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AMH: 0.90 )
AMH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.9

0.89
1.13
P/S 9.40
AMH's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. AMH: 9.40 )
AMH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 9.09   Max: 21.08
Current: 9.4

9.09
21.08
EV-to-EBIT -191.48
AMH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. AMH: -191.48 )
AMH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -382.2   Max: -178.9
Current: -191.48

-382.2
-178.9
Current Ratio 1.16
AMH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. AMH: 1.16 )
AMH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.16

1.16
2.83
Quick Ratio 1.16
AMH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. AMH: 1.16 )
AMH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.16

1.16
2.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
AMH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. AMH: 1.20 )
AMH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

0.29
1.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
AMH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 826 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. AMH: 1.20 )
AMH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.9
Current: 1.2

0.29
0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.96
AMH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AMH: 0.96 )
AMH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.96

0.95
1.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
AMH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AMH: 0.71 )
AMH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.71

0.7
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.50
AMH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AMH: -0.50 )
AMH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -0.5

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:A4XA.Germany, AMHEP.USA
American Homes 4 Rent commenced operations in November 2012 to continue the investment activities of American Homes 4 Rent LLC. The Company is an internally managed Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, engaged in acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties. As of December 31, 2013, it owned 23,268 single-family properties in 22 states and had an additional 536 properties in escrow that it expects to acquire, subject to customary closing conditions, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $75.5 million. As of December 31, 2013, 17,328 of its properties were leased. It has an integrated operating platform dedicated to property management, marketing, leasing, financial and administrative functions. The Company's acquisition and renovation functions are performed by AH LLC, to whom it pays an acquisition and renovation fee. The Company's primary competitors in acquiring portfolios include Invitation Homes LP, which is owned by Blackstone Group LP, as well as other private equity investors, public and private REITs and other sizeable private institutional investors. The Company's properties are subject to various covenants, laws and ordinances, and certain of our properties are also subject to the rules of the various homeowner associations where such properties are located.
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