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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 1.95
CLNY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 810 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. CLNY: 1.95 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.95

Equity to Asset 0.62
CLNY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CLNY: 0.62 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.62

0.56
0.95
Interest Coverage 6.48
CLNY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 689 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CLNY: 6.48 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.48   Max: 31.61
Current: 6.48

6.48
31.61
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.88
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 (%) 57.71
CLNY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 41.50 vs. CLNY: 57.71 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 63.97   Max: 69.36
Current: 57.71

63.97
69.36
Net-margin (%) 49.97
CLNY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 841 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. CLNY: 49.97 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 56.46   Max: 64.65
Current: 49.97

56.46
64.65
ROE (%) 6.62
CLNY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 850 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. CLNY: 6.62 )
CLNY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.79   Max: 9.03
Current: 6.62

6.79
9.03
ROA (%) 4.12
CLNY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. CLNY: 4.12 )
CLNY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.01   Max: 7.56
Current: 4.12

5.01
7.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 51.09
CLNY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 762 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CLNY: 51.09 )
CLNY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.79   Max: 45.08
Current: 51.09

17.79
45.08
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CLNY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,744,149 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 824,900 sh (-70.87%)
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Q1 2014

CLNY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,106,110 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,388 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,744,149 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 22,557 sh (-97.27%)
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Q2 2014

CLNY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 525,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 660,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,114,800 sh (+0.79%)
Steven Cohen 1,356,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,744,149 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 75,000 sh (-25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,016 sh (-32.78%)
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Q3 2014

CLNY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Einhorn 875,569 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 145,000 sh (+93.33%)
Steven Cohen 1,828,400 sh (+34.84%)
Chuck Royce 1,744,149 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (-4.76%)
Jim Simons 219,200 sh (-80.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CLNY

(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
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.41%$21.6 - $23.18 $ 24.097%0
David Einhorn 2014-09-30 New Buy0.28%$21.6 - $23.18 $ 24.097%875569
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 New Buy0.41%$20.88 - $23.34 $ 24.0910%660000
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Preferred stocks of Colony Financial Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CLNYPRA0.078.08
CLNYPRB0.002.357 1/2 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.40
CLNY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. CLNY: 20.40 )
CLNY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.96   Max: 82.18
Current: 20.4

7.96
82.18
P/B 1.08
CLNY's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CLNY: 1.08 )
CLNY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.1
Current: 1.08

0.56
1.1
P/S 8.82
CLNY's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. CLNY: 8.82 )
CLNY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.39   Max: 26.99
Current: 8.82

5.39
26.99
EV-to-EBIT 12.61
CLNY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.78 vs. CLNY: 12.61 )
CLNY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 38
Current: 12.61

9.6
38
Current Ratio 15.27
CLNY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CLNY: 15.27 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 20.15
Current: 15.27

1
20.15
Quick Ratio 15.27
CLNY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. CLNY: 15.27 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 20.15
Current: 15.27

1
20.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.89
CLNY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 829 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CLNY: 5.89 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 10.02
Current: 5.89

2.05
10.02
Dividend Payout 1.29
CLNY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CLNY: 1.29 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.29

0.67
1.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.80
CLNY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CLNY: 5.80 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 10.02
Current: 5.8

2.05
10.02

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.20
CLNY's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLNY: 4.20 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 39.25
Current: 4.2

1.04
39.25
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.20
CLNY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLNY: 4.20 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 10.5
Current: 4.2

1.04
10.5
Price/Tangible Book 1.07
CLNY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CLNY: 1.07 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.07
Current: 1.07

0.57
1.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
CLNY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CLNY: 1.11 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.11

0.69
3.15
Price/Graham Number 0.87
CLNY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 921 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CLNY: 0.87 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.87

0.58
1.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
CLNY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 830 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CLNY: 7.90 )
CLNY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 10.5
Current: 7.9

2.6
10.5

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:CFY.Germany,
Colony Financial Inc is a Maryland corporation formed on June 23, 2009 and completed its initial public offering on September 29, 2009. The Company is a real estate investment and finance company that acquires, originates and manages a diversified portfolio of real estate-related debt and equity investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by Colony Financial Manager, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Colony Capital, LLC, a privately held real estate investment firm. The Company elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code commencing with its first taxable year ended December 31, 2009. Its investment objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors through a diversified portfolio of commercial mortgage loans and debt-related and other investments. Its target asset classes and the principal assets within each class are: Loan Acquisitions, Mortgage Loan Originations, Mezzanine Loans, Preferred Equity, Common Equity, Real Estate Platforms, Triple Net Lease Properties, Home Ownership/Rental Program, Loan-to-Own, Real Estate Owned Properties, Commercial Real Estate-Backed Securities, among others. The Company operates in three reportable segments: real estate debt investments, which include originated and acquired commercial real estate debt, mortgage-backed securities, and other debt-related investments; single-family residential rentals through its investment in CAH OP; and other real estate equity investments. Geographically, it invests across North America and Europe. The Company competes with institutional investors, including other REITs, specialty finance companies, public and private funds, commercial and investment banks, hedge funds, mortgage bankers, commercial finance and insurance companies, governmental bodies and other financial institutions. The Company under various federal, state and local environmental laws, ordinances and regulations, a current or previous owner of real estate may become liable for the costs of removal or remediation of certain hazardous or toxic substances at, on, under or in its property.
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