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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
CHCI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CHCI: 0.15 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.02
CHCI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CHCI: 0.02 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.02

0
0.4
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -2.75
M-Score: -2.41
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 (%) 0.54
CHCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CHCI: 0.54 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -100.28   Max: 20.94
Current: 0.54

-100.28
20.94
Net-margin (%) -10.19
CHCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. CHCI: -10.19 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -115.46   Max: 14.89
Current: -10.19

-115.46
14.89
ROE (%) -134.97
CHCI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. CHCI: -134.97 )
CHCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -154.38   Max: 40.35
Current: -134.97

-154.38
40.35
ROA (%) -9.72
CHCI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. CHCI: -9.72 )
CHCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.54   Max: 13.69
Current: -9.72

-22.54
13.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.09
CHCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.62 vs. CHCI: 1.09 )
CHCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4776.16   Max: 8242.62
Current: 1.09

-4776.16
8242.62
Revenue Growth (%) -18.10
CHCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CHCI: -18.10 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.1   Max: 44.4
Current: -18.1

-57.1
44.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -17.60
CHCI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CHCI: -17.60 )
CHCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -62   Max: 71
Current: -17.6

-62
71
EPS Growth (%) -20.30
CHCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. CHCI: -20.30 )
CHCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.4   Max: 53.2
Current: -20.3

-57.4
53.2
» CHCI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CHCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 1,082,749 sh (-8.11%)
Jim Simons 87,395 sh (-46.18%)
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Q4 2013

CHCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 983,749 sh (-9.14%)
Jim Simons 44,203 sh (-49.42%)
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Q1 2014

CHCI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 936,249 sh (-4.83%)
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Q2 2014

CHCI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 816,053 sh (-12.84%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 23.00
CHCI's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CHCI: 23.00 )
CHCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 41.5
Current: 23

0.05
41.5
P/S 0.48
CHCI's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CHCI: 0.48 )
CHCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.15
Current: 0.48

0.01
3.15
EV-to-EBIT 231.39
CHCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 23.28 vs. CHCI: 231.39 )
CHCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 241.4
Current: 231.39

5.6
241.4
Current Ratio 1.30
CHCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CHCI: 1.30 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.3

0.08
1.81
Quick Ratio 0.22
CHCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CHCI: 0.22 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.22

0.08
1.64

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 23.00
CHCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CHCI: 23.00 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 23.8
Current: 23

0.1
23.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.71
CHCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHCI: 0.71 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.71

0.08
0.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
CHCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CHCI: 0.64 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 2.71
Current: 0.64

0.05
2.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
CHCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
72% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CHCI: 0.40 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 17.8
Current: 0.4

0.4
17.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.91
CHCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CHCI: 23.91 )
CHCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 19.7   Max: 29.3
Current: 23.91

19.7
29.3

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:CHO.Germany
Comstock Holding Co. Inc was founded in 1985. The company is a multi-faceted real estate development and services company. The company has experience with building a range of products including single-family homes, townhouses, mid-rise condominiums, high-rise multi-family condominiums and mixed-use (residential and commercial) developments. As of December 31, 2012, it has built and delivered more than 5,500 units generating total revenue in excess of $1.4 billion. The Company operates its business through three segments: Homebuilding, Apartment Buildings and Real Estate Services. It is currently focused on the Washington, D.C. market. For its Homebuilding operations, it develops properties with the intent that they be sold either as fee-simple properties or condominiums to individual unit buyers or as investment properties sold to private or institutional investors. It's for-sale products are designed to attract first-time, early move-up, and secondary move-up buyers. It focus on products that it are able to offer for sale in the middle price points within the markets where it operate, avoiding the very low-end and high-end products. For its Apartment Buildings segment it focus on projects ranging from approximately 75 to 200 units in locations that are supply constrained with demonstrated demand for stabilized assets. It seeks opportunities in the multi-family rental market where its experience and core capabilities can be leveraged. Its Real Estate Services segment pursues projects in all aspects of real estate management including strategic planning, land development, entitlement, property management, sales and marketing, workout and turnaround strategies, financing and general construction. It is able to provide a wide range of construction management and general contracting services to other property owners. It competes with small private builders and large regional or national builders. Some of the national builders against which include Pulte Homes, DR Horton, Toll Brothers, Ryland Homes, NVR, K. Hovnanian and Lennar. For customer relationship management, use Builder's Co-Pilot, a management information system that was custom developed in accordance with its needs and requirements. It is subject to various local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning zoning, building design, construction and similar matters, including local regulation, which imposes restrictive zoning and density requirements in order to limit the number of residential units that can ultimately be built within the boundaries of a particular project. The Company and its competitors are also subject to a variety of local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning protection of the environment.
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