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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
CBG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CBG: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.20 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.30
CBG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CBG: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.3
0.01
0.4
Interest Coverage 7.07
CBG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. CBG: 7.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CBG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 3.08 Max: 12.22
Current: 7.07
0.36
12.22
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.41
M-Score: -2.00
WACC vs ROIC
8.39%
12.62%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.09
CBG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. CBG: 9.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.37  Med: 8.66 Max: 13.64
Current: 9.09
-15.37
13.64
Net-margin (%) 5.52
CBG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. CBG: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.73  Med: 3.99 Max: 7.9
Current: 5.52
-19.73
7.9
ROE (%) 23.63
CBG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. CBG: 23.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -183.47  Med: 23.22 Max: 35.99
Current: 23.63
-183.47
35.99
ROA (%) 6.87
CBG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. CBG: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.45  Med: 3.94 Max: 8.54
Current: 6.87
-18.45
8.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 67.64
CBG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. CBG: 67.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -139.61  Med: 75.48 Max: 353.18
Current: 67.64
-139.61
353.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
CBG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CBG: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.5  Med: 10.20 Max: 27.6
Current: 14.1
-19.5
27.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.10
CBG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CBG: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.3  Med: 17.10 Max: 153.2
Current: 17.1
-29.3
153.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.30
CBG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CBG: 26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.4  Med: 21.20 Max: 100
Current: 26.3
-55.4
100
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CBG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 16,546 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 6,009,148 sh (+0.12%)
Jeff Ubben 32,165,849 sh (+0.01%)
Richard Blum 15,044,145 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 462,200 sh (-11.10%)
John Rogers 4,344,931 sh (-13.01%)
Jeremy Grantham 84,706 sh (-22.64%)
Ken Heebner 1,990,000 sh (-23.46%)
RS Investment Management 1,010,518 sh (-38.13%)
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Q3 2014

CBG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 123,795 sh (+648.19%)
Jeff Ubben 32,165,849 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ron Baron 5,909,662 sh (-1.66%)
Ken Heebner 1,945,000 sh (-2.26%)
Jeremy Grantham 82,217 sh (-2.94%)
RS Investment Management 980,361 sh (-2.98%)
John Rogers 3,998,936 sh (-7.96%)
Richard Blum 11,710,812 sh (-22.16%)
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Q4 2014

CBG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 505,000 sh (+307.93%)
RS Investment Management 1,002,518 sh (+2.26%)
Ken Heebner 1,945,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Blum 11,710,812 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 31,322,230 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 31,322,230 sh (-2.62%)
John Rogers 3,835,896 sh (-4.08%)
Ron Baron 5,532,816 sh (-6.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 72,000 sh (-12.43%)
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Q1 2015

CBG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 812,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 550,000 sh (+8.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 76,700 sh (+6.53%)
Ken Heebner 1,945,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 31,322,230 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 5,457,659 sh (-1.36%)
John Rogers 3,752,492 sh (-2.17%)
RS Investment Management 969,496 sh (-3.29%)
Richard Blum 11,208,208 sh (-4.29%)
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Guru Investment Theses on CBRE Group Inc

John Rogers Comments on CBRE Group Inc - Jul 22, 2014

In addition, global real estate company CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG) jumped +16.81% after a very strong quarterly earnings report. Its adjusted earnings per share were $0.25, $0.08 higher than expectations, on the basis of strong revenue overall and nearly across its units. The market seemed especially pleased that management saw more upside than downside for the rest of 2014.

From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' Ariel Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Baron Funds Comments on CBRE Group Inc. - Feb 21, 2014

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG)'s shares performed well in the fourth quarter and appreciated approximately 32% in 2013. We recently attended CBRE Group, Inc.'s annual investor day, which served to solidify our view that the company is well-positioned to benefit from the continued rebound in commercial real estate and the broader economy. As the world's leading global commercial real estate firm, we believe the company will benefit from a rebound in its leasing, investment sales, property management, and investment management businesses.We believe the company may increase its earnings in the next four years to more than $2.50 per share in 2017. If the company maintains its current valuation multiple of 16 times earnings (versus its historical peak multiple of 20 times earnings), its shares could reach $40 in the next three years or approximately 50% upside from the current price of $26 per share.



From Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 shareholder letter.



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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.85
CBG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. CBG: 24.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CBG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.85  Med: 24.71 Max: 161.36
Current: 24.85
3.85
161.36
Forward P/E 16.47
CBG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. CBG: 16.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.60
CBG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. CBG: 24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CBG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.06  Med: 25.17 Max: 157.78
Current: 24.6
4.06
157.78
P/B 5.60
CBG's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CBG: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CBG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 5.12 Max: 39.04
Current: 5.6
0.68
39.04
P/S 1.37
CBG's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CBG: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.37
0.11
2.26
PFCF 21.94
CBG's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. CBG: 21.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CBG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.81  Med: 21.42 Max: 678.67
Current: 21.94
3.81
678.67
POCF 16.94
CBG's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. CBG: 16.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.88  Med: 16.27 Max: 237.11
Current: 16.94
2.88
237.11
EV-to-EBIT 16.02
CBG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.28 vs. CBG: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.8  Med: 16.80 Max: 33.1
Current: 16.02
-6.8
33.1
PEG 1.07
CBG's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CBG: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CBG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.07
0.07
2.02
Shiller P/E 41.96
CBG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. CBG: 41.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.42  Med: 262.14 Max: 1420
Current: 41.96
4.42
1420
Current Ratio 1.21
CBG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CBG: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.21
0.79
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.21
CBG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CBG: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.21
0.79
1.5
Days Sales Outstanding 104.60
CBG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. CBG: 104.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 53.51  Med: 69.01 Max: 170.7
Current: 104.6
53.51
170.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.90
CBG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CBG: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CBG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.92 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.9
0.45
3.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
CBG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CBG: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CBG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.22
0.16
1.76
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.51
CBG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. CBG: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CBG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.12 Max: 9.11
Current: 1.51
0.51
9.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.25
CBG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CBG: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3  Med: 5.80 Max: 11.4
Current: 6.25
3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.31
CBG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. CBG: 19.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CBG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.60 Max: 75.1
Current: 19.31
0.9
75.1

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate Services
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CBRE Group Inc was incorporated on February 20, 2001. The Company is a commercial real estate services and investment firm. The Company offers real estate and investment services to occupiers, owners, lenders and investors in office, retail, industrial, multifamily and other types of commercial real estate. Its business include commercial property and corporate facilities management, tenant/occupier and property/agency leasing, property sales, real estate investment management, valuation, commercial mortgage origination and servicing, capital markets - structured finance and debt solutions, development services and proprietary research. The Company generates revenues from management fees on a contractual and per-project basis, and from commissions on transactions. Its contractual, fee-for-services businesses involve facilities management, property management, and mortgage loan servicing and investment management. The Company reports its operations through five segments: Americas; EMEA; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services. The Americas segment provides services throughout the United States and in the regions of Canada and selected parts of Latin America. The services offered consist of: real estate services, mortgage loan origination and servicing, valuation services, asset services and corporate services. The advisory services and outsourcing services operations are conducted through the Company's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary CB Richard Ellis, Inc. Its mortgage loan origination and servicing operations are conducted through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary operating under the name CBRE Capital Markets and its subsidiaries. Its operations in Canada are conducted through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary CB Richard Ellis Ltd. The Company's EMEA and Asia Pacific segment provides services similar to the Americas business segment and has operations in Europe, while the Asia Pacific segment has operations in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Company's Global Investment Management business provides investment management services to clients seeking to generate returns and diversification through investments in real estate in the United States, Europe and Asia. Operations in this segment are conducted through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary CB Richard Ellis Investors, L.L.C. and its affiliates. Its Development Services business consists of real estate development and investment activities mainly in the United States. Operations in this segment are conducted through the Company's indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries Trammell Crow Company and Trammell Crow Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Its primary competitors are large multi-national firms, such as Cushman & Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle, FirstService Corporation, Savills and DTZ; national firms such as Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and Cassidy Turley; market-segment specialists, such as HFF and Eastdil Secured; and large firms that com
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