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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
FCE.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. FCE.A: 0.05 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.18
FCE.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. FCE.A: 0.18 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.19
Current: 0.18

0.05
0.19
Interest Coverage 0.50
FCE.A's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. FCE.A: 0.50 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.5

0.29
1.86
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.32
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.23
FCE.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 vs. FCE.A: 12.23 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 40.01
Current: 12.23

6.9
40.01
Net-margin (%) 3.40
FCE.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. FCE.A: 3.40 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.84   Max: 16.57
Current: 3.4

-8.84
16.57
ROE (%) 2.47
FCE.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. FCE.A: 2.47 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.51   Max: 22.59
Current: 2.47

-13.51
22.59
ROA (%) 0.34
FCE.A's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. FCE.A: 0.34 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.34

-1
2.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.56
FCE.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 20.32 vs. FCE.A: 1.56 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 11.22
Current: 1.56

0.9
11.22
Revenue Growth (%) -11.10
FCE.A's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1140 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. FCE.A: -11.10 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 17.8
Current: -11.1

-20.8
17.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -18.90
FCE.A's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. FCE.A: -18.90 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.5   Max: 56.4
Current: -18.9

-33.5
56.4
EPS Growth (%) 33.60
FCE.A's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FCE.A: 33.60 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 361
Current: 33.6

-30.7
361
» FCE.A's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 33,950 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 414,200 sh (New)
Ron Baron 664,119 sh (+795.04%)
Murray Stahl 5,400,369 sh (+6.22%)
Michael Price 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Martin Whitman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 951,442 sh (-8.42%)
Jim Simons 856,897 sh (-28.56%)
Third Avenue Management 7,125,350 sh (-32.24%)
Chris Davis 1,529,974 sh (-39.27%)
Steven Cohen 16,399 sh (-95.25%)
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Q4 2013

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 183,600 sh (+440.8%)
Steven Cohen 40,600 sh (+147.58%)
Ron Baron 1,113,394 sh (+67.65%)
Third Avenue Management 7,069,629 sh (-0.78%)
Pioneer Investments 871,074 sh (-8.45%)
Michael Price 895,000 sh (-10.5%)
Jim Simons 734,400 sh (-14.3%)
Murray Stahl 4,083,773 sh (-24.38%)
Chris Davis 926,879 sh (-39.42%)
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Q1 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 229,606 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,522 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 216,740 sh (-5.6%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FCE.A

(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
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 21.73%$17.71 - $19.58 $ 19.22%223500
Michael Price 2013-12-31 Reduce -10.5%0.26%$18.2 - $20.51 $ 19.2-1%895000
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 67.65%0.04%$18.2 - $20.51 $ 19.2-1%1113394
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 440.8%0.02%$18.2 - $20.51 $ 19.2-1%183600
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 795.04%0.05%$16.91 - $19.31 $ 19.26%664119
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy$16.91 - $19.31 $ 19.26%33950
Martin Whitman 2013-07-31 Sold Out 2.3%$17.15 - $20.25 $ 19.23%0
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$17.15 - $20.25 $ 19.24%74200
Martin Whitman 2013-04-30 Reduce -12.63%0.31%$15.5 - $18.56 $ 19.212%2891089
Martin Whitman 2012-10-31 Reduce -29.22%0.88%$14.03 - $16.83 $ 19.223%3816276
Martin Whitman 2012-07-31 Reduce -34.58%1.76%$13.01 - $16.06 $ 19.234%5391578
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0021%$9.76 - $14.05 $ 19.258%0
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0014%$10.89 - $19 $ 19.229%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$10.89 - $19 $ 19.229%11600
Tom Gayner 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$17.72 - $19.21 $ 19.24%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $17.72 - $19.21 $ 19.24%0
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 New Buy$17.72 - $19.21 $ 19.24%13250
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.10
FCE.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. FCE.A: 34.10 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 21.26   Max: 2888.33
Current: 34.1

21.26
2888.33
P/B 2.30
FCE.A's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FCE.A: 2.30 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 7.27
Current: 2.3

0.45
7.27
P/S 3.50
FCE.A's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. FCE.A: 3.50 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.56
Current: 3.5

0.3
6.56
EV-to-EBIT -49.59
FCE.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. FCE.A: -49.59 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 468.8
Current: -49.59

14.2
468.8
Current Ratio 0.56
FCE.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FCE.A: 0.56 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.56

0.53
0.9
Quick Ratio 0.56
FCE.A's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FCE.A: 0.56 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.56

0.53
0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
FCE.A's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FCE.A: 2.30 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 6.93
Current: 2.3

0.83
6.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
FCE.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. FCE.A: 1.20 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.2

0.15
2.01
Price/Graham Number 2.00
FCE.A's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FCE.A: 2.00 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 16.99
Current: 2

0.61
16.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
FCE.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. FCE.A: 0.60 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7
Current: 0.6

0.2
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -32.38
FCE.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. FCE.A: -32.38 )
FCE.A' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -205.3   Max: -5.1
Current: -32.38

-205.3
-5.1

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
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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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