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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.23
CBG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. CBG: 0.23 )
CBG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.23

0.02
0.54
Equity to Asset 0.29
CBG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CBG: 0.29 )
CBG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.29

0.01
0.4
Interest Coverage 4.56
CBG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. CBG: 4.56 )
CBG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 12.22
Current: 4.56

0.46
12.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.08
M-Score: -2.50
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.92
CBG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.55 vs. CBG: 7.92 )
CBG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.37   Max: 13.64
Current: 7.92

-15.37
13.64
Net-margin (%) 4.65
CBG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. CBG: 4.65 )
CBG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.73   Max: 7.9
Current: 4.65

-19.73
7.9
ROE (%) 19.90
CBG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. CBG: 19.90 )
CBG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -183.47   Max: 35.99
Current: 19.9

-183.47
35.99
ROA (%) 5.64
CBG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. CBG: 5.64 )
CBG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.45   Max: 8.54
Current: 5.64

-18.45
8.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.38
CBG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. CBG: 57.38 )
CBG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127.91   Max: 318.34
Current: 57.38

-127.91
318.34
Revenue Growth (%) 10.60
CBG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CBG: 10.60 )
CBG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.5   Max: 32.5
Current: 10.6

-22.5
32.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.10
CBG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CBG: 12.10 )
CBG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.5   Max: 47.8
Current: 12.1

-29.5
47.8
EPS Growth (%) 16.10
CBG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CBG: 16.10 )
CBG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -55.4   Max: 100
Current: 16.1

-55.4
100
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CBG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 46,400 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,738,496 sh (+39.51%)
Ray Dalio 39,681 sh (+22.92%)
John Rogers 5,290,788 sh (+8.19%)
Ron Baron 6,501,421 sh (+6.42%)
Richard Blum 15,044,145 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 32,162,764 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 2,600,000 sh (-8.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 126,789 sh (-15.42%)
Steven Cohen 24,501 sh (-76.05%)
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Q1 2014

CBG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 519,900 sh (+1020.47%)
Steven Cohen 33,887 sh (+38.31%)
Richard Blum 15,044,145 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 32,162,764 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 2,600,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Rogers 4,994,632 sh (-5.6%)
RS Investment Management 1,633,421 sh (-6.04%)
Ron Baron 6,001,941 sh (-7.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 109,489 sh (-13.64%)
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Q2 2014

CBG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 16,546 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 (-11.1%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CBG

(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
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -7.96%0.14%$29.72 - $33.62 $ 32.955%3998936
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Reduce -23.46%0.45%$25.96 - $31.99 $ 32.9514%1990000
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Reduce -13.01%0.22%$25.96 - $31.99 $ 32.9514%4344931
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$25.47 - $28.29 $ 32.9522%0
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 Reduce -8.77%0.16%$22.03 - $26.31 $ 32.9539%2600000
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 8.19%0.13%$22.03 - $26.31 $ 32.9539%5290788
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 22.92%$22.03 - $26.31 $ 32.9539%39681
John Rogers 2013-09-30 Add 26.91%0.34%$21.27 - $24.48 $ 32.9542%4890268
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$21.27 - $24.48 $ 32.9542%32281
Ken Heebner 2013-03-31 New Buy1.8%$19.9 - $25.36 $ 32.9543%2900000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$19.9 - $25.36 $ 32.9543%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$17.34 - $20.41 $ 32.9576%10911
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 Sold Out 2.3%$15.27 - $19.9 $ 32.9592%0
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.33%$15.92 - $20.86 $ 32.9591%0
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 20.86%0.08%$15.92 - $20.86 $ 32.9591%3943686
John Paulson 2011-12-31 Reduce -64.24%0.35%$13.09 - $18.98 $ 32.95113%3021900
John Paulson 2011-09-30 Reduce -37.41%0.44%$12.78 - $26.06 $ 32.9582%8450000
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Add 17.21%0.34%$12.78 - $26.06 $ 32.9582%6495506
Ken Heebner 2011-09-30 Add 9.73%0.15%$12.78 - $26.06 $ 32.9582%5300000
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0246%$12.78 - $26.06 $ 32.9582%0
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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. (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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Top Ranked Articles about CBRE Group Inc

John Rogers Comments on CBRE Group Inc
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. Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on CBRE Group Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (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. Read more...
Louis Moore Bacon’s Prolific Selling in Review
The stocks bought by Louis Moore Bacon over the past 12 months averaged a return of 21.25%. As of the third quarter, the portfolio of Moore Capital Management LP lists 348 stocks, 171 of them new, a total value at $4.70 billion, with a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 28%. The portfolio is weighted with top three sectors: ETF, options, preferred at 37.5%, financial services at 17.9%, and consumer cyclical at 13%. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.30
CBG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. CBG: 28.30 )
CBG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 161.36
Current: 28.3

3.85
161.36
P/B 5.20
CBG's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CBG: 5.20 )
CBG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 39.04
Current: 5.2

0.68
39.04
P/S 1.30
CBG's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. CBG: 1.30 )
CBG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.27
Current: 1.3

0.11
2.27
PFCF 27.30
CBG's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBG: 27.30 )
CBG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.45   Max: 173.58
Current: 27.3

7.45
173.58
EV-to-EBIT 19.87
CBG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. CBG: 19.87 )
CBG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 109.8
Current: 19.87

-6.8
109.8
PEG 1.18
CBG's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBG: 1.18 )
CBG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.18

0.09
2.62
Current Ratio 1.29
CBG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CBG: 1.29 )
CBG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.29

0.79
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.29
CBG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CBG: 1.29 )
CBG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.29

0.79
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
CBG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBG: 2.40 )
CBG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.26
Current: 2.4

0.49
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CBG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CBG: 1.20 )
CBG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.2

0.16
1.85
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
CBG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBG: 1.40 )
CBG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 9.11
Current: 1.4

0.51
9.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
CBG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CBG: 5.00 )
CBG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 11.4
Current: 5

0.9
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.65
CBG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CBG: 22.65 )
CBG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 68.4
Current: 22.65

0.7
68.4

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. As of December 31, 2013, it operated in approximately 350 offices worldwide providing commercial real estate services under the CBRE brand name, investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand name and development services under the Trammell Crow brand name. 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 largest 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. Most of its 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 prim
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