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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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Cash to Debt 0.01
CBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 607 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 634 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: 0.35
Current: 0.21

0.1
0.35
Interest Coverage 1.43
CBL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 530 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 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: 6
Z-Score: 0.57
M-Score: -2.57
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 31.53
CBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 644 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 42.02 vs. CBL: 31.53 )
CBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 19.92   Max: 48.07
Current: 31.53

19.92
48.07
Net-margin (%) 12.90
CBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 645 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 33.47 vs. CBL: 12.90 )
CBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 21.2
Current: 12.9

-1.38
21.2
ROE (%) 9.81
CBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CBL: 9.81 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.34   Max: 17.21
Current: 9.81

-1.34
17.21
ROA (%) 2.04
CBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CBL: 2.04 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 3.38
Current: 2.04

-0.19
3.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.56
CBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 571 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. CBL: 5.56 )
CBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 8.12
Current: 5.56

2.77
8.12
Revenue Growth (%) -6.30
CBL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 544 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CBL: -6.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 27
Current: -6.3

-25.5
27
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.30
CBL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 496 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CBL: -9.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 84.8
Current: -9.3

-24.1
84.8
EPS Growth (%) -13.00
CBL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CBL: -13.00 )
CBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -63   Max: 69.8
Current: -13

-63
69.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
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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%)
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Q1 2014

CBL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,561,174 sh (+528.95%)
Jim Simons 2,304,817 sh (+138.22%)
David Dreman 373,017 sh (+2.76%)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 13,889 sh (-34.09%)
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Q2 2014

CBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 1,946,187 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,813 sh (+21.05%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
David Dreman 364,862 sh (-2.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,390,146 sh (-10.96%)
Jim Simons 1,045,017 sh (-54.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CBL

(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
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Add 35.98%0.13%$17.57 - $20.46 $ 18.62-1%363007
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.57%0.57%$19 - $23.98 $ 18.62-12%266964
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $19 - $23.98 $ 18.62-12%0
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -16.97%0.16%$20.86 - $26.58 $ 18.62-22%1246039
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$20.86 - $26.58 $ 18.62-22%18596
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Preferred stocks of CBL & Associates Properties Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CBLPRE0.006.84Deposit Shs Repr 1/10th Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -E-
CBLPRD0.007.37

Top Ranked Articles about CBL & Associates Properties Inc

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 34.10
CBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. CBL: 34.10 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 615.29
Current: 34.1

6.88
615.29
P/B 2.30
CBL's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CBL: 2.30 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 3.22
Current: 2.3

0.18
3.22
P/S 3.00
CBL's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. CBL: 3.00 )
CBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.22
Current: 3

0.12
4.22
PFCF 17.60
CBL's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. CBL: 17.60 )
CBL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 132.52
Current: 17.6

2.38
132.52
EV-to-EBIT 24.20
CBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.35 vs. CBL: 24.20 )
CBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 28.5
Current: 24.2

2.4
28.5
Shiller P/E 61.90
CBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBL: 61.90 )
CBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 75.51
Current: 61.9

1.5
75.51
Current Ratio 0.64
CBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CBL: 0.64 )
CBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64

0.03
0.64
Quick Ratio 0.64
CBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CBL: 0.64 )
CBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64

0.03
0.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.20
CBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 635 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. CBL: 5.20 )
CBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 88.41
Current: 5.2

2.61
88.41
Dividend Payout 1.63
CBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CBL: 1.63 )
CBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 12.33
Current: 1.63

0.38
12.33
Dividend growth (3y) 5.30
CBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 409 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 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) 8.80
CBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CBL: 8.80 )
CBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 149.65
Current: 8.8

4.42
149.65
Share Buyback Rate -6.50
CBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 518 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 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 2.70
CBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CBL: 2.70 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.61
Current: 2.7

0.33
3.61
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CBL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. CBL: 1.10 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 243.31
Current: 1.1

1.11
243.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CBL: 1.20 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.2

0.05
1.85
Price/Graham Number 1.50
CBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CBL: 1.50 )
CBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.47
Current: 1.5

0.21
2.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
CBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CBL: 4.10 )
CBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 41.2
Current: 4.1

3.5
41.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.51
CBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CBL: -3.51 )
CBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -137   Max: 55.5
Current: -3.51

-137
55.5

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail
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Traded in other countries:CAZ.Germany
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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