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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ELS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 809 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ELS: 0.05 )
ELS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.26
ELS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ELS: 0.26 )
ELS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.26

0
0.5
Interest Coverage 0.63
ELS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 683 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. ELS: 0.63 )
ELS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.63

0.35
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.39
M-Score: -2.80
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.70
ELS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 41.36 vs. ELS: 16.70 )
ELS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 50.58
Current: 16.7

6.88
50.58
Net-margin (%) 16.03
ELS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.25 vs. ELS: 16.03 )
ELS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 23.16
Current: 16.03

-0.6
23.16
ROE (%) 13.63
ELS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 849 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. ELS: 13.63 )
ELS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.25   Max: 54.38
Current: 13.63

-7.25
54.38
ROA (%) 3.59
ELS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 854 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. ELS: 3.59 )
ELS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.12   Max: 4.45
Current: 3.59

-0.12
4.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.01
ELS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 761 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ELS: 4.01 )
ELS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 18.4
Current: 4.01

1.3
18.4
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
ELS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 657 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. ELS: 3.50 )
ELS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.8   Max: 21.2
Current: 3.5

-10.8
21.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
ELS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ELS: 2.20 )
ELS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.6
Current: 2.2

0
35.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
ELS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 478 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. ELS: 6.00 )
ELS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.3   Max: 108
Current: 6

-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

Q4 2013

ELS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 5,629 sh (New)
Chris Davis 255,050 sh (New)
John Keeley 51,260 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 156,741 sh (-7.71%)
Pioneer Investments 72,400 sh (-11.71%)
Murray Stahl 1,741,003 sh (-12.74%)
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Q1 2014

ELS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chris Davis 270,575 sh (+6.09%)
John Keeley 51,260 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 156,513 sh (-0.15%)
Pioneer Investments 69,400 sh (-4.14%)
Murray Stahl 1,410,605 sh (-18.98%)
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Q2 2014

ELS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 9,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 70,500 sh (+1.59%)
Chris Davis 270,611 sh (+0.01%)
Murray Stahl 1,389,723 sh (-1.48%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 144,805 sh (-7.48%)
John Keeley 42,060 sh (-17.95%)
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Q3 2014

ELS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,121 sh (New)
Jim Simons 171,100 sh (+1682.29%)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 69,500 sh (-1.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 138,324 sh (-4.48%)
Murray Stahl 1,325,826 sh (-4.6%)
John Keeley 32,950 sh (-21.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ELS

(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
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$41.67 - $46.15 $ 50.3714%0
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$41.67 - $46.15 $ 50.3714%0
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -21.66%0.01%$41.67 - $46.15 $ 50.3714%32950
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 New Buy0.05%$40.44 - $44.93 $ 50.3718%10000
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$33.48 - $38.64 $ 50.3739%255050
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 41.31%0.01%$37.33 - $42.77 $ 50.3726%24630
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 63.51%0.01%$33.65 - $38.4 $ 50.3738%17430
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 29.51%$29.48 - $33.36 $ 50.3758%7460
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
ELSPRC0.006.49Deposit Shs Repr 1/100th 6.75 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-`

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 37.70
ELS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. ELS: 37.70 )
ELS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 26.91   Max: 486.49
Current: 37.7

26.91
486.49
P/B 5.46
ELS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ELS: 5.46 )
ELS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.56   Max: 58.55
Current: 5.46

3.56
58.55
P/S 6.01
ELS's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. ELS: 6.01 )
ELS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 6.01
Current: 6.01

1.3
6.01
PFCF 26.79
ELS's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELS: 26.79 )
ELS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.97   Max: 104.43
Current: 26.79

7.97
104.43
EV-to-EBIT 51.02
ELS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.35 vs. ELS: 51.02 )
ELS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 211.9
Current: 51.02

6.1
211.9
PEG 28.92
ELS's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELS: 28.92 )
ELS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 87.73
Current: 28.92

1.78
87.73
Shiller P/E 61.85
ELS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELS: 61.85 )
ELS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 22.94   Max: 75.1
Current: 61.85

22.94
75.1
Current Ratio 3.82
ELS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ELS: 3.82 )
ELS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 24.91
Current: 3.82

0.32
24.91
Quick Ratio 3.82
ELS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 769 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. ELS: 3.82 )
ELS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 24.44
Current: 3.82

0.25
24.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.43
ELS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 828 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. ELS: 2.43 )
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 4.87
Current: 2.43

0.1
4.87
Dividend Payout 0.99
ELS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. ELS: 0.99 )
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 10.95
Current: 0.99

0.06
10.95
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
ELS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ELS: 18.60 )
ELS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -69.6   Max: 128.9
Current: 18.6

-69.6
128.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.26
ELS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 831 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ELS: 5.26 )
ELS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 10.68
Current: 5.26

0.22
10.68
Share Buyback Rate -8.70
ELS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. ELS: -8.70 )
ELS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.5   Max: -11.3
Current: -8.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.46
ELS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ELS: 5.46 )
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 58.83
Current: 5.46

1.4
58.83
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.46
ELS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELS: 6.46 )
ELS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 831
Current: 6.46

1.68
831
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
ELS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ELS: 1.64 )
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.64

0.59
1.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.58
ELS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELS: 3.58 )
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 25.93
Current: 3.58

0.74
25.93
Price/Graham Number 2.56
ELS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ELS: 2.56 )
ELS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 175.81
Current: 2.56

1.27
175.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.00
ELS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 829 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ELS: 2.00 )
ELS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 16.5
Current: 2

0.5
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.15
ELS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ELS: 2.15 )
ELS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.4   Max: 36.3
Current: 2.15

-14.4
36.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:PPS, EQR, AVB, AGNC, AIV » details
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. 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 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) CEO Thomas Heneghan sells 10,000 Shares Dec 08 2009 
Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2009 

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