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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
CBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. CBL: 0.01 )
CBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.21
CBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CBL: 0.21 )
CBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.21

0.1
0.33
Interest Coverage 1.43
CBL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 509 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CBL: 1.43 )
CBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.43

0.74
2.04
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.30
M-Score: -2.63
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.39
CBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 40.09 vs. CBL: 31.39 )
CBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 19.92   Max: 48.07
Current: 31.39

19.92
48.07
Net-margin (%) 8.09
CBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. CBL: 8.09 )
CBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 21.2
Current: 8.09

-1.38
21.2
ROE (%) 6.06
CBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. CBL: 6.06 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.34   Max: 17.21
Current: 6.06

-1.34
17.21
ROA (%) 1.26
CBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CBL: 1.26 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 3.38
Current: 1.26

-0.19
3.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.45
CBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. CBL: 5.45 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 8.12
Current: 5.45

2.77
8.12
Revenue Growth (%) -5.80
CBL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CBL: -5.80 )
CBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 27
Current: -5.8

-25.5
27
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.00
CBL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 449 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CBL: -9.00 )
CBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 84.8
Current: -9

-24.1
84.8
EPS Growth (%) -12.30
CBL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CBL: -12.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -63   Max: 66.3
Current: -12.3

-63
66.3
» CBL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CBL Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 2,539,017 sh (+56.78%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
David Dreman 1,500,707 sh (-6.12%)
Chris Davis 1,051,255 sh (-10.85%)
» More
Q2 2013

CBL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 112,190 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 18,596 sh (New)
Chris Davis 1,069,603 sh (+1.75%)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
David Dreman 1,246,039 sh (-16.97%)
Jim Simons 1,039,417 sh (-59.06%)
» More
Q3 2013

CBL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 192,120 sh (+71.25%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Chris Davis 940,732 sh (-12.05%)
Jim Simons 801,317 sh (-22.91%)
David Dreman 266,964 sh (-78.57%)
» More
Q4 2013

CBL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 21,074 sh (New)
David Dreman 363,007 sh (+35.98%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 248,220 sh (+29.2%)
Jim Simons 967,517 sh (+20.74%)
Chris Davis 947,124 sh (+0.68%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CBL

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Add 35.98%0.13%$17.57 - $20.46 $ 17.71-6%363007
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.57%0.57%$19 - $23.98 $ 17.71-16%266964
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $19 - $23.98 $ 17.71-16%0
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -16.97%0.16%$20.86 - $26.58 $ 17.71-25%1246039
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$20.86 - $26.58 $ 17.71-25%18596
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Preferred stocks of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CBLPRE0.006.90Deposit Shs Repr 1/10th Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -E-
CBLPRD0.007.37

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 71.90
CBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 535 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. CBL: 71.90 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 615.29
Current: 71.9

6.88
615.29
P/B 2.20
CBL's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 555 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CBL: 2.20 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 3.22
Current: 2.2

0.18
3.22
P/S 2.80
CBL's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. CBL: 2.80 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.02
Current: 2.8

0.12
4.02
PFCF 27.60
CBL's PFCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 363 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. CBL: 27.60 )
CBL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 132.52
Current: 27.6

2.38
132.52
EV-to-EBIT 23.30
CBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 599 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.39 vs. CBL: 23.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 27.6
Current: 23.3

0.4
27.6
Shiller P/E 65.90
CBL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 298 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 29.70 vs. CBL: 65.90 )
CBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 75.51
Current: 65.9

1.5
75.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.40
CBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. CBL: 5.40 )
CBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 88.41
Current: 5.4

2.61
88.41
Dividend Payout 3.46
CBL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 502 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CBL: 3.46 )
CBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 13.37
Current: 3.46

0.67
13.37
Dividend growth (3y) 5.30
CBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 359 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CBL: 5.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -32.4   Max: 16.3
Current: 5.3

-32.4
16.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.14
CBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CBL: 9.14 )
CBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 149.65
Current: 9.14

4.42
149.65
Share Buyback Rate -6.50
CBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 478 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. CBL: -6.50 )
CBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8   Max: -30.7
Current: -6.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.60
CBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CBL: 2.60 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.6

0.89
3.36
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CBL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 313 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CBL: 1.10 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.1

1.15
2.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 562 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CBL: 1.10 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.1

0.15
1.33
Price/Graham Number 1.70
CBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CBL: 1.70 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.7

0.55
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
CBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CBL: 4.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 242.7
Current: 4.3

3.6
242.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -14.62
CBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 450 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CBL: -14.62 )
CBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -60.2   Max: 56.6
Current: -14.62

-60.2
56.6

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail
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CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. was organized on July 13, 1993, as a Delaware corporation, to acquire all of the real estate properties owned by CBL & Associates, Inc., and its affiliates. On November 3, 1993, the Company completed its initial public offering. It is a self-managed, self-administered, fully-integrated real estate investment trust 'REIT' that is engaged in the ownership, development, acquisition, leasing, management and operation of regional shopping malls, open-air centers, community centers and office properties. The Company conducts all of its business through the Operating Partnership. It is the 100% owner of two qualified REIT subsidiaries, CBL Holdings I, Inc. and CBL Holdings II, Inc. CBL Holdings I, Inc. is the sole general partner of the Operating Partnership. The Company conducts its property management and development activities through CBL & Associates Management, Inc. Its properties are located in 27 states, but are mainly in the southeastern and midwestern United States. The Properties compete with various shopping facilities in attracting retailers to lease space. In addition, retailers at the Company's Properties face competition from discount shopping centers, outlet malls, wholesale clubs, direct mail, television shopping networks, the internet and other retail shopping developments. The Company's Properties are in compliance in all material respects with all federal, state and local ordinances and regulations regarding the handling, discharge and emission of hazardous or toxic substances.

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