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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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Cash to Debt 1.09
NYSE:FOR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. NYSE:FOR: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:FOR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.21 Max: N/A
Current: 1.09
Equity to Asset 0.75
NYSE:FOR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:FOR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:FOR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.75
0.49
0.75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.28
M-Score: -3.71
WACC vs ROIC
10.98%
-22.62%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) -66.65
NYSE:FOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. NYSE:FOR: -66.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.65  Med: 20.53 Max: 85.51
Current: -66.65
-66.65
85.51
Net-margin (%) 3.05
NYSE:FOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. NYSE:FOR: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.19  Med: 7.5 Max: 40.41
Current: 3.05
-81.19
40.41
ROE (%) 1.73
NYSE:FOR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. NYSE:FOR: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.25  Med: 2.61 Max: 12.97
Current: 1.73
-35.25
12.97
ROA (%) 1.01
NYSE:FOR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1651 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. NYSE:FOR: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: 1.51 Max: 8.91
Current: 1.01
-19.1
8.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -19.04
NYSE:FOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.61 vs. NYSE:FOR: -19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.58  Med: 7.12 Max: 34.63
Current: -19.04
-19.58
34.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
NYSE:FOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NYSE:FOR: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:FOR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.4 Max: 47.8
Current: 16.3
0
47.8
» NYSE:FOR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

FOR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Arnold Schneider 266,610 sh (+125.01%)
Chuck Royce 175,000 sh (+12.90%)
NWQ Managers 5,219,477 sh (+2.01%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,966,995 sh (-13.27%)
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Q1 2016

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Jim Simons 31,800 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 324,340 sh (+21.65%)
NWQ Managers 5,135,494 sh (-1.61%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,782,395 sh (-9.38%)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (-11.43%)
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Q2 2016

FOR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 167,900 sh (+427.99%)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 5,125,123 sh (-0.20%)
Arnold Schneider 323,245 sh (-0.34%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,695,523 sh (-4.87%)
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Q3 2016

FOR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 22,499 sh (New)
Jim Simons 275,300 sh (+63.97%)
Arnold Schneider 339,710 sh (+5.09%)
NWQ Managers 5,291,700 sh (+3.25%)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,210,876 sh (-28.58%)
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Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
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Traded in other countries:4F3.Germany,
Forestar Group Inc is a real estate and oil and gas company. The Company owns 113,000 acres of real estate including about 102,000 acres with timber. It also has 960,000 net acres of oil and gas mineral interests in the continental U.S.

Forestar Group Inc is incorporated in the state of Delaware. The Company is a real estate and oil and gas company. It has three business segments: Real estate, Oil and gas, and other natural resources. The Company own directly or through ventures 130,000 acres of real estate located in ten states and 14 markets. It has 837,000 net acres of oil and gas mineral interests, consisting of fee ownership and leasehold interests located in 14 states in the continental U.S. Its real estate acres include about 117,000 with timber, primarily in Georgia, and about 14,000 acres of timber under lease. The Company has 13 real estate projects representing about 26,000 acres in the entitlement process, principally in Georgia. It also has about 74 entitled, developed or under development projects in eight states and 12 markets encompassing almost 13,000 remaining acres, comprised of land planned for about 20,000 residential lots and about 2,100 commercial acres. It own and manages projects both directly and through ventures. It sells land at any point within the value chain when additional time required for entitlement or investment in development will not meet its return criteria. The four principal areas for its owned mineral acres are Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Georgia. The Company's main competitors include other landowners who market and sell undeveloped land and numerous national, regional and local developers. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances relating to protection of public health and the environment.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 92.23
FOR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. FOR: 92.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FOR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 35.98 Max: 139.12
Current: 92.23
7.62
139.12
Forward P/E 38.61
FOR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. FOR: 38.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.92
FOR's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FOR: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FOR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.92
0.29
2.29
P/S 1.76
FOR's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. FOR: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FOR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.15 Max: 7.31
Current: 1.76
0.82
7.31
PFCF 7.54
FOR's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. FOR: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FOR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 9.99 Max: 102.83
Current: 7.54
3.97
102.83
POCF 6.31
FOR's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 12.02 vs. FOR: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FOR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.64 Max: 62.32
Current: 6.31
3.7
62.32
Shiller P/E 147.01
FOR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. FOR: 147.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FOR' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.84  Med: 39.21 Max: 150.47
Current: 147.01
34.84
150.47
Current Ratio 14.44
FOR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. FOR: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FOR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 14.44 Max: 68.68
Current: 14.44
0.69
68.68
Quick Ratio 4.22
FOR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FOR: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FOR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.37 Max: 5.53
Current: 4.22
0.56
5.53
Days Inventory 452.56
FOR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 34.68 vs. FOR: 452.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FOR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.11  Med: 1390.28 Max: 4413.28
Current: 452.56
21.11
4413.28
Days Sales Outstanding 31.06
FOR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 25.18 vs. FOR: 31.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FOR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 25.25 Max: 71.11
Current: 31.06
4.59
71.11
Days Payable 5.86
FOR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 69.94 vs. FOR: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FOR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 33.02 Max: 79.72
Current: 5.86
5.86
79.72

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
FOR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. FOR: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FOR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 0.95 Max: 0
Current: 0.9
-0.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.21
FOR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. FOR: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FOR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.96
Current: 1.21
1.04
3.96
Price/Tangible Book 0.97
FOR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. FOR: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FOR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.97
0.62
2.05
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
FOR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. FOR: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FOR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.56
0.07
3.94
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
FOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FOR: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FOR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.55
0.45
2.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.32
FOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. FOR: -23.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FOR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.1  Med: 5 Max: 18.6
Current: -23.32
-24.1
18.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.69
FOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. FOR: 18.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FOR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: 2.2 Max: 22.9
Current: 18.69
-12.1
22.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $286.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.15
Beta1.54
Short Percentage of Float30.24%
52-Week Range $7.95 - 13.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 293 131
EPS ($) 1.19 0.35
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.19 0.35
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
14 Questions With Nicholas Bodnar Sep 13 2016 
SpringOwl Asset Management Calls For Long Overdue Strategic Refocusing At Forestar Group Jan 06 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Forestar Group Inc. Feb 24 2014 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: NL, LNCR, MSCI, VITC, FOR Sep 24 2011 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 02 2011 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2010 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2009 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2009 
FORESTAR RE GROUP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2009 

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