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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
ELS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ELS: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ELS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.27
ELS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ELS: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.27
0
0.5
Interest Coverage 1.22
ELS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. ELS: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.68 Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.22
0.35
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.52
M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
4.95%
4.41%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.60
ELS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. ELS: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.88  Med: 17.13 Max: 50.58
Current: 16.6
6.88
50.58
Net-margin (%) 15.40
ELS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. ELS: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.6  Med: 11.44 Max: 23.16
Current: 15.4
-0.6
23.16
ROE (%) 12.52
ELS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ELS: 12.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.25  Med: 16.84 Max: 54.38
Current: 12.52
-7.25
54.38
ROA (%) 3.58
ELS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. ELS: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.12  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.45
Current: 3.58
-0.12
4.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.57
ELS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. ELS: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 5.96 Max: 18.4
Current: 7.57
3.3
18.4
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
ELS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ELS: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.8  Med: 8.30 Max: 21.2
Current: 5.2
-10.8
21.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
ELS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 376 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ELS: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -14.10 Max: 35.6
Current: 11.6
0
35.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 71.40
ELS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 316 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ELS: 71.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.3  Med: 3.90 Max: 108
Current: 71.4
-56.3
108
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ELS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,121 sh (New)
Jim Simons 171,100 sh (+1682.29%)
Pioneer Investments 69,500 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 138,324 sh (-4.48%)
Murray Stahl 1,325,826 sh (-4.60%)
John Keeley 32,950 sh (-21.66%)
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Q4 2014

ELS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 450,500 sh (+163.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 67,700 sh (-2.59%)
John Keeley 32,050 sh (-2.73%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 100,553 sh (-27.31%)
Murray Stahl 696,551 sh (-47.46%)
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Q1 2015

ELS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 4,840 sh (New)
Jim Simons 661,400 sh (+46.81%)
Pioneer Investments 68,200 sh (+0.74%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 92,076 sh (-8.43%)
Murray Stahl 277,699 sh (-60.13%)
John Keeley 10,140 sh (-68.36%)
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Q2 2015

ELS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,163 sh (+6.67%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 92,360 sh (+0.31%)
Murray Stahl 264,474 sh (-4.76%)
Pioneer Investments 62,500 sh (-8.36%)
John Keeley 9,280 sh (-8.48%)
Jim Simons 577,100 sh (-12.75%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
ELSPRC26.636.34Deposit Shs Repr 1/100th 6.75 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-`

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 42.80
ELS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. ELS: 42.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ELS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 26.91  Med: 45.94 Max: 486.49
Current: 42.8
26.91
486.49
Forward P/E 45.25
ELS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. ELS: 45.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 44.50
ELS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ELS: 44.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ELS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 29.84  Med: 52.85 Max: 363.5
Current: 44.5
29.84
363.5
P/B 6.16
ELS's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ELS: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.56  Med: 7.43 Max: 34.41
Current: 6.16
3.56
34.41
P/S 6.52
ELS's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ELS: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.81 Max: 6.74
Current: 6.52
1.3
6.74
PFCF 27.00
ELS's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 209 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ELS: 27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ELS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.97  Med: 24.35 Max: 104.43
Current: 27
7.97
104.43
POCF 15.61
ELS's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. ELS: 15.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ELS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.36  Med: 13.92 Max: 24
Current: 15.61
6.36
24
EV-to-EBIT 29.28
ELS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. ELS: 29.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1  Med: 51.75 Max: 211.9
Current: 29.28
6.1
211.9
PEG 12.03
ELS's PEG is ranked lower than
89% of the 167 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ELS: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ELS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.78  Med: 5.14 Max: 114.17
Current: 12.03
1.78
114.17
Shiller P/E 63.21
ELS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. ELS: 63.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ELS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 28.41  Med: 59.70 Max: 75.1
Current: 63.21
28.41
75.1
Current Ratio 2.80
ELS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ELS: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 2.48 Max: 24.91
Current: 2.8
0.32
24.91
Quick Ratio 2.80
ELS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ELS: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.46 Max: 24.44
Current: 2.8
0.25
24.44
Days Inventory 1.29
ELS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 89 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 28.81 vs. ELS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ELS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 7.92 Max: 793.97
Current: 1.29
1.24
793.97
Days Sales Outstanding 16.15
ELS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. ELS: 16.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 12.31 Max: 40.51
Current: 16.15
0.69
40.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.46
ELS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
113% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. ELS: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.18 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.46
0.1
2.88
Dividend Payout 1.13
ELS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ELS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.18 Max: 10.95
Current: 1.13
0.06
10.95
Dividend growth (3y) 20.10
ELS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ELS: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -69.6  Med: 8.20 Max: 128.9
Current: 20.1
-69.6
128.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.80
ELS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. ELS: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 5.14 Max: 6.79
Current: 5.8
0.24
6.79
Share Buyback Rate -4.30
ELS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. ELS: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ELS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.5  Med: -2.90 Max: -11.3
Current: -4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.16
ELS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ELS: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.59  Med: 4.36 Max: 58.83
Current: 6.16
1.59
58.83
Price/Projected FCF 6.11
ELS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 261 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. ELS: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 3.81 Max: 831
Current: 6.11
1.64
831
Price/Median PS Value 1.72
ELS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ELS: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.72
0.57
1.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 7.72
ELS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 144 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ELS: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.63 Max: 25.93
Current: 7.72
0.74
25.93
Price/Graham Number 2.90
ELS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ELS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.57 Max: 175.81
Current: 2.9
1.32
175.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.40
ELS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ELS: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.90 Max: 16.5
Current: 3.4
0.5
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.79
ELS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ELS: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ELS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.3  Med: 2.65 Max: 36.3
Current: 5.79
-14.3
36.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:PPS, EQR, AVB, AGNC, AIV » details
Traded in other countries:MHV.Germany,
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc is a Maryland corporation formed in December 4, 1992. The Company is a fully integrated owner and operator of lifestyle-oriented properties. The Company leases individual developed areas with access to utilities for placement of factory built homes, cottages, cabins or recreational vehicles. As of December 31, 2013, it owned or had an ownership interest in a portfolio of 377 Properties located throughout the United States and Canada, consisting of 139,126 residential Sites. The Company has two reportable segments which are: Property Operations and Home Sales and Rental Operations segments. The Property Operations segment owns and operates land lease Properties and the Home Sales and Rental Operations segment purchases, sells and leases homes at the Properties. The operations of the Company are conducted mainly through the Operating Partnership. In addition, Realty Systems, Inc. (RSI) is a wholly owned taxable REIT subsidiary of the Company that is engaged in the business of purchasing and selling or leasing site set homes that are located in properties owned and managed by the Company. RSI also provides brokerage services to residents at such Properties for those residents who move from a Property but do not relocate their homes. RSI might provide brokerage services, in competition with other local brokers, by seeking buyers for the site set homes. Subsidiaries of RSI also lease from the Operating Partnership certain real property within or adjacent to certain Properties consisting of golf courses, pro shops, stores and restaurants. Several of the Companys Properties have available land for expanding the number of sites available to be utilized by its customers. Development of these sites is evaluated based on the following: local market conditions; ability to subdivide; accessibility through the Property or externally; infrastructure needs including utility needs and access as well as additional common area amenities; zoning and entitlement; costs; topography; and ability to market new sites. The Company is subject to various laws, ordinances and regulations.
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Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) EVP & CFO Michael B Berman sells 2,295 Shares Mar 07 2011 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) CEO Thomas Heneghan sells 10,000 Shares May 07 2010 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2010 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) EVP & CFO Michael B Berman sells 5,905 Shares May 06 2010 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) EVP & CFO Michael Bruce Berman sells 5,000 Shares Dec 14 2009 

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