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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
Equity to Asset 0.52
CUBE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 588 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CUBE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.52
-0.06
0.52
Interest Coverage 1.66
CUBE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 466 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. CUBE: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.66
0.56
1.91
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.64
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
1.87%
3.43%
WACC
ROIC
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.44
CUBE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 601 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 44.68 vs. CUBE: 21.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.09  Med: 18.47 Max: 38.17
Current: 21.44
10.09
38.17
Net-margin (%) 7.70
CUBE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 601 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. CUBE: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.53  Med: 1.08 Max: 19.75
Current: 7.7
-35.53
19.75
ROE (%) 2.33
CUBE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 601 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. CUBE: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.4  Med: 0.25 Max: 11.79
Current: 2.33
-13.4
11.79
ROA (%) 1.16
CUBE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CUBE: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.51  Med: 0.12 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.16
-5.51
3.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.23
CUBE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 526 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. CUBE: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.19 Max: 5.25
Current: 3.23
1.56
5.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
CUBE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 420 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CUBE: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -13.35 Max: 16
Current: 4.2
0
16
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
CUBE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 372 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CUBE: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -11.65 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.7
0
8.7
» CUBE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CUBE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 91,500 sh (+3.27%)
Chris Davis 1,010,259 sh (+0.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 315,600 sh (-4.51%)
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Q3 2014

CUBE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 397,900 sh (New)
Chris Davis 1,131,541 sh (+12.01%)
Pioneer Investments 90,100 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 239,658 sh (-24.06%)
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Q4 2014

CUBE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 910,800 sh (+128.90%)
Pioneer Investments 112,200 sh (+24.53%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 239,658 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 510,790 sh (-54.86%)
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Q1 2015

CUBE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,725,200 sh (+89.42%)
Pioneer Investments 120,200 sh (+7.13%)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 219,694 sh (-8.33%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CUBEPRA26.527.31

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 154.87
CUBE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
98% of the 479 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CUBE: 154.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.13  Med: 117.93 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 154.87
16.13
99999999.99
Forward P/E 58.48
CUBE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
95% of the 318 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. CUBE: 58.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 159.00
CUBE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 472 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. CUBE: 159.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 127.5  Med: 174.19 Max: 437.75
Current: 159
127.5
437.75
P/B 2.73
CUBE's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CUBE: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CUBE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.73
0.17
2.84
P/S 9.56
CUBE's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 601 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. CUBE: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CUBE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 5.25 Max: 10.02
Current: 9.56
0.38
10.02
POCF 21.05
CUBE's POCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 505 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. CUBE: 21.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CUBE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 14.92 Max: 26.44
Current: 21.05
1.29
26.44
EV-to-EBIT 65.24
CUBE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 532 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 21.12 vs. CUBE: 65.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CUBE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.7  Med: 51.10 Max: 106.4
Current: 65.24
9.7
106.4
PEG 1590.00
CUBE's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the 157 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CUBE: 1590.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CUBE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 31.98  Med: 55.30 Max: 152.34
Current: 1590
31.98
152.34
Shiller P/E 388.47
CUBE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 270 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. CUBE: 388.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 301.17  Med: 396.17 Max: 583.67
Current: 388.47
301.17
583.67
Current Ratio 0.07
CUBE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 563 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CUBE: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.33 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.07
0.06
3.29
Quick Ratio 0.07
CUBE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 563 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CUBE: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.33 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.07
0.06
3.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.54
CUBE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
113% of the 787 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. CUBE: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.73 Max: 27.33
Current: 2.54
1.09
27.33
Dividend Payout 3.75
CUBE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
94% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CUBE: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 4.33 Max: 29
Current: 3.75
0.28
29
Dividend growth (3y) 23.80
CUBE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CUBE: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -34.45 Max: 73.5
Current: 23.8
0
73.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 14.46
CUBE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 785 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. CUBE: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.21  Med: 15.54 Max: 155.58
Current: 14.46
6.21
155.58
Share Buyback Rate -13.60
CUBE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. CUBE: -13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -12.25 Max: -21.4
Current: -13.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.73
CUBE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 578 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CUBE: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.73
0.23
2.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.82
CUBE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CUBE: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.82
0.1
1.83
Price/Graham Number 3.97
CUBE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 468 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CUBE: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 3.93 Max: 18.68
Current: 3.97
0.5
18.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.50
CUBE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 580 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CUBE: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.00 Max: 10.3
Current: 1.5
0.9
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.93
CUBE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 318 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CUBE: -1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CUBE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -203.2  Med: -18.60 Max: -1.7
Current: -1.93
-203.2
-1.7

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Industrial
Compare:EGP, PSA, EXR, FR, PCH » details
Traded in other countries:UK8.Germany,
CubeSmart, formerly known as U-Store-It Trust was formed in July 2004 as a Maryland REIT. The Company is a self-administered and self-managed real estate company focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of self-storage facilities in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned 366 self-storage facilities located in 20 states and in the District of Columbia containing an aggregate of approximately 24.7 million rentable square feet and also owned facilities in the District of Columbia and in following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. During 2013, the Company acquired 20 self-storage facilities located throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2013 the total number of facilities that Company owned and/or managed was 526. The Company's self-storage facilities are designed to offer affordable and easily-accessible storage space for the residential and commercial customers. They are designed to accommodate both residential and commercial customers with features such as wide aisles and load-bearing capabilities for heavy truck access. As of December 31, 2013 the Company owned one unconsolidated real estate venture that owned 35 self-storage facilities located in Texas and North Carolina containing an aggregate of approximately 2.4 million rentable square feet. The Company's self-storage facilities are located in different geographies such as New York, Florida, California and Texas. The criteria of acquisition and development of self-storage facilities of the Company includes the market potential, quality of facility and growth potential. The Company's competitors include local and regional operators as well as the other public self-storage REITs, including Public Storage, Sovran Self Storage, Inc. and Extra Space Storage Inc. The Company is subject to various laws, ordinances and regulations, including regulations and various federal, state and local regulations.
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