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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 0.29
FOR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. FOR: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FOR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.10 Max: N/A
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.57
FOR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. FOR: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FOR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.57
0.53
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.28
FOR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. FOR: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FOR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.88 Max: 11.53
Current: 1.28
1.15
11.53
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.63
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
3.93%
0.95%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.17
FOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 18.87 vs. FOR: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.63  Med: 25.05 Max: 85.51
Current: 5.17
12.63
85.51
Net-margin (%) 0.03
FOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. FOR: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.06  Med: 10.79 Max: 40.41
Current: 0.03
5.06
40.41
ROE (%) 0.01
FOR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. FOR: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 4.73 Max: 12.97
Current: 0.01
1
12.97
ROA (%) 0.01
FOR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1480 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. FOR: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 2.81 Max: 8.91
Current: 0.01
0.65
8.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.02
FOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. FOR: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.17  Med: 7.14 Max: 34.63
Current: 4.02
4.17
34.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.90
FOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FOR: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.20 Max: 47.7
Current: 22.9
0
47.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.00
FOR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FOR: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -9.50 Max: 37.3
Current: 26
0
37.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 23.90
FOR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FOR: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -30.70 Max: 78.8
Current: 23.9
0
78.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

FOR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

NWQ Managers 4,670,464 sh (+6.33%)
John Keeley 2,633,818 sh (+1.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 118,448 sh (+0.41%)
Louis Moore Bacon 170,426 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 222,313 sh (-5.46%)
Third Avenue Management 472,831 sh (-9.08%)
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Q4 2014

FOR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,519 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 312,028 sh (+163.43%)
NWQ Managers 5,028,087 sh (+7.66%)
NWQ Managers 5,028,086 sh (+7.66%)
John Keeley 2,558,143 sh (+0.02%)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,557,603 sh (-2.89%)
Arnold Schneider 120,000 sh (-46.02%)
Third Avenue Management 151,436 sh (-67.97%)
Louis Moore Bacon 43,937 sh (-74.22%)
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Q1 2015

FOR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 32,200 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 5,157,783 sh (+2.58%)
John Keeley 2,579,141 sh (+0.84%)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 151,436 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 119,255 sh (-0.62%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 295,419 sh (-5.32%)
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Q2 2015

FOR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Guru Investment Theses on Forestar Group Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Forestar Group Inc. - Feb 24, 2014

Forestar Group, Inc. (NYSE:FOR) detracted from performance this quarter. Forestar is a leading real estate and resource development company, with 136,000 acres of owned land intended for residential and commercial development, and significant holdings of mineral and water rights. Underperformance was driven by a dilutive equity offering to fund the company's growth strategy.



From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)'s Baron Funds' fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 27.86
FOR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. FOR: 27.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.61
FOR's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FOR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FOR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.61
0.29
2.29
P/S 1.97
FOR's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. FOR: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FOR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.55 Max: 7.28
Current: 1.97
0.82
7.28
POCF 7.11
FOR's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. FOR: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FOR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.69  Med: 8.89 Max: 59.71
Current: 7.11
3.69
59.71
EV-to-EBIT 22.08
FOR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.28 vs. FOR: 22.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FOR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2366.4  Med: 21.50 Max: 87.2
Current: 22.08
-2366.4
87.2
Shiller P/E 21.71
FOR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. FOR: 21.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FOR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.68  Med: 28.78 Max: 42.36
Current: 21.71
21.68
42.36
Current Ratio 10.96
FOR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. FOR: 10.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FOR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 16.22 Max: 68.68
Current: 10.96
0.69
68.68
Quick Ratio 2.15
FOR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FOR: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FOR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.92
Current: 2.15
0.56
3.92
Days Inventory 814.26
FOR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 34.15 vs. FOR: 814.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FOR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.61  Med: 2275.49 Max: 4413.28
Current: 814.26
15.61
4413.28
Days Sales Outstanding 24.17
FOR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. FOR: 24.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FOR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.59  Med: 12.32 Max: 71.11
Current: 24.17
4.59
71.11

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.99
FOR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. FOR: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.96
Current: 1.99
1.09
3.96
Price/Tangible Book 0.68
FOR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FOR: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.68
0.62
2.09
Price/Projected FCF 0.61
FOR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FOR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.61
0.75
1.51
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
FOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FOR: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.55
0.51
1.93
Price/Graham Number 20.98
FOR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. FOR: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.29 Max: 25.85
Current: 20.98
0.56
25.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.50
FOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. FOR: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.50 Max: 19.5
Current: 4.5
1.1
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.08
FOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. FOR: 27.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FOR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.1  Med: -1.60 Max: 27.7
Current: 27.08
-14.1
27.7

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
Compare:FXRE, JOE, TRC, GBH, MMPI, CTO, JPM » details
Traded in other countries:4F3.Germany,
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.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
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 Group Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results Aug 05 2009 
Forestar Announces Additional Disclosures Related to Oil and Gas Mineral Interests Aug 05 2009 

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