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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
FCE.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. FCE.A: 0.07 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.07
Current: 0.07

0.02
0.07
Equity to Asset 0.20
FCE.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. FCE.A: 0.20 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2

0.07
0.2
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.65
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -18.17
FCE.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. FCE.A: -18.17 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.37   Max: 40.01
Current: -18.17

-18.37
40.01
Net-margin (%) -0.78
FCE.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. FCE.A: -0.78 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.84   Max: 16.57
Current: -0.78

-8.84
16.57
ROE (%) -0.46
FCE.A's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. FCE.A: -0.46 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.51   Max: 21.74
Current: -0.46

-12.51
21.74
ROA (%) -0.09
FCE.A's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. FCE.A: -0.09 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.05   Max: 2.43
Current: -0.09

-1.05
2.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.65
FCE.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. FCE.A: -2.65 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.39   Max: 11.57
Current: -2.65

-2.39
11.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.90
FCE.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. FCE.A: -17.90 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 17.8
Current: -17.9

-20.8
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -27.10
FCE.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. FCE.A: -27.10 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.2
Current: -27.1

0
20.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
FCE.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FCE.A: -8.40 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 361
Current: -8.4

-30.7
361
» FCE.A's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 23,522 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 229,606 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 223,500 sh (+21.73%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 420,300 sh (+1.47%)
Ron Baron 1,113,394 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 895,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 7,008,991 sh (-0.86%)
Pioneer Investments 810,536 sh (-6.95%)
Jim Simons 601,562 sh (-18.09%)
Chris Davis 722,142 sh (-22.09%)
Murray Stahl 2,790,750 sh (-31.66%)
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Q2 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 312,950 sh (+40.02%)
Chris Davis 793,037 sh (+9.82%)
Ron Baron 1,130,894 sh (+1.57%)
Third Avenue Management 6,967,150 sh (-0.60%)
Michael Price 865,000 sh (-3.35%)
Pioneer Investments 778,726 sh (-3.92%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 216,740 sh (-5.60%)
Jim Simons 544,800 sh (-9.44%)
Murray Stahl 2,316,984 sh (-16.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,295 sh (-22.22%)
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Q3 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 368,400 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 317,963 sh (+46.70%)
Mario Gabelli 342,550 sh (+9.46%)
Ron Baron 1,228,894 sh (+8.67%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 438,900 sh (+4.43%)
Pioneer Investments 715,110 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,163 sh (-0.72%)
Murray Stahl 2,223,939 sh (-4.02%)
Third Avenue Management 6,283,518 sh (-9.81%)
Michael Price 690,000 sh (-20.23%)
Chris Davis 376,541 sh (-52.52%)
Jim Simons 85,700 sh (-84.27%)
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Q4 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 361,250 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 523,457 sh (New)
Jim Simons 304,200 sh (+254.96%)
Steven Cohen 748,800 sh (+103.26%)
Ron Baron 1,391,449 sh (+13.23%)
Third Avenue Management 6,380,605 sh (+1.55%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 317,963 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,990,402 sh (-10.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,100 sh (-11.36%)
Pioneer Investments 591,482 sh (-17.29%)
Chris Davis 307,499 sh (-18.34%)
Michael Price 560,000 sh (-18.84%)
Mario Gabelli 267,700 sh (-21.85%)
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Preferred stocks of Forest City Enterprises Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCEPP0.000.00Shs 'C'

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 40.00
FCE.A's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCE.A: 40.00 )
N/A
P/B 2.96
FCE.A's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. FCE.A: 2.96 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 7.27
Current: 2.96

0.45
7.27
P/S 5.25
FCE.A's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. FCE.A: 5.25 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.56
Current: 5.25

0.3
6.56
POCF 19.32
FCE.A's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 79.54 vs. FCE.A: 19.32 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 45.21
Current: 19.32

1.03
45.21
EV-to-EBIT -59.56
FCE.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. FCE.A: -59.56 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -57.6   Max: 468.8
Current: -59.56

-57.6
468.8
Current Ratio 0.76
FCE.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. FCE.A: 0.76 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.76

0.57
0.84
Quick Ratio 0.76
FCE.A's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FCE.A: 0.76 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.76

0.57
0.84
Days Sales Outstanding 158.05
FCE.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 46.50 vs. FCE.A: 158.05 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 92.15   Max: 158.32
Current: 158.05

92.15
158.32

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.96
FCE.A's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. FCE.A: 2.96 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 6.93
Current: 2.96

0.83
6.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.68
FCE.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FCE.A: 1.68 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.68

0.15
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.70
FCE.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FCE.A: -1.70 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7
Current: -1.7

0.2
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -23.22
FCE.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. FCE.A: -23.22 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -224.9   Max: -2.3
Current: -23.22

-224.9
-2.3

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
Compare:SUHJY, CHEUY, MITEY, BAM, HLDVF » details
Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States.
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