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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 0.40
FOR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. FOR: 0.40 )
FOR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4

Equity to Asset 0.59
FOR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. FOR: 0.59 )
FOR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.59

0.53
0.67
Interest Coverage 2.33
FOR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. FOR: 2.33 )
FOR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 11.53
Current: 2.33

1.15
11.53
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -2.40
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.14
FOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. FOR: 24.14 )
FOR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.07   Max: 85.51
Current: 24.14

14.07
85.51
Net-margin (%) 12.74
FOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. FOR: 12.74 )
FOR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.06   Max: 40.41
Current: 12.74

5.06
40.41
ROE (%) 5.94
FOR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. FOR: 5.94 )
FOR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1   Max: 12.85
Current: 5.94

1
12.85
ROA (%) 3.56
FOR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. FOR: 3.56 )
FOR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 8.91
Current: 3.56

0.65
8.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.08
FOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. FOR: 10.08 )
FOR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 28.25
Current: 10.08

3.18
28.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 47.70
FOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. FOR: 47.70 )
FOR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.7
Current: 47.7

0
47.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 39.20
FOR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FOR: 39.20 )
FOR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.2
Current: 39.2

0
39.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 78.80
FOR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. FOR: 78.80 )
FOR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 78.8
Current: 78.8

0
78.8
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

FOR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 2,672,067 sh (+15.22%)
Louis Moore Bacon 170,426 sh (+13.62%)
NWQ Managers 2,841,345 sh (+5.47%)
Chuck Royce 205,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 339,065 sh (-20.49%)
Ron Baron 808,572 sh (-23.71%)
Jim Simons 32,200 sh (-28.76%)
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Q1 2014

FOR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,368 sh (New)
Jim Simons 79,166 sh (+145.86%)
NWQ Managers 3,528,793 sh (+24.19%)
John Keeley 2,712,239 sh (+1.5%)
Louis Moore Bacon 170,426 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (-24.39%)
Arnold Schneider 253,663 sh (-25.19%)
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Q2 2014

FOR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 117,964 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 520,060 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 4,392,535 sh (+24.48%)
Jim Simons 96,300 sh (+21.64%)
Louis Moore Bacon 170,426 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 155,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,590,988 sh (-4.47%)
Arnold Schneider 235,163 sh (-7.29%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FOR

(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
Third Avenue Management 2014-06-30 New Buy0.19%$16.7 - $19.22 $ 15.5-13%520060
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Add 24.48%0.17%$16.7 - $19.22 $ 15.5-13%4392535
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Reduce -25.19%0.17%$17.67 - $21.36 $ 15.5-21%253663
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Add 24.19%0.11%$17.67 - $21.36 $ 15.5-21%3528793
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$17.67 - $21.36 $ 15.5-21%0
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 Reduce -20.49%0.17%$18.42 - $23.59 $ 15.5-26%339065
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 15.22%0.13%$18.42 - $23.59 $ 15.5-26%2672067
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.71%0.02%$18.42 - $23.59 $ 15.5-26%808572
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 21.54%0.02%$19.51 - $22.57 $ 15.5-27%1059850
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Add 92.28%0.04%$19.44 - $24.68 $ 15.5-30%872000
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy0.05%$16.99 - $22.82 $ 15.5-20%453500
Arnold Schneider 2012-12-31 Add 28.42%0.16%$13.95 - $17.32 $ 15.5-2%446855
Arnold Schneider 2012-03-31 Add 35.54%0.12%$14.49 - $16.99 $ 15.54%367549
Arnold Schneider 2011-12-31 Add 48.22%0.12%$10.07 - $15.68 $ 15.513%271174
Arnold Schneider 2011-09-30 Add 35.23%0.04%$10.39 - $17.57 $ 15.513%182950
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Guru Investment Theses on Forestar Group Inc

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

Forestar Group, Inc. (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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Baron Funds Comments on Forestar Group Inc.
Forestar Group, Inc. (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. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.80
FOR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. FOR: 15.80 )
FOR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 137.25
Current: 15.8

7.63
137.25
P/B 0.70
FOR's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FOR: 0.70 )
FOR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.29
Current: 0.7

0.29
2.29
P/S 2.00
FOR's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. FOR: 2.00 )
FOR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 7.28
Current: 2

0.82
7.28
EV-to-EBIT 10.24
FOR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 22.67 vs. FOR: 10.24 )
FOR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 134.8
Current: 10.24

5.1
134.8
Shiller P/E 23.40
FOR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOR: 23.40 )
FOR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 22.22   Max: 42.36
Current: 23.4

22.22
42.36
Current Ratio 10.85
FOR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. FOR: 10.85 )
FOR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 68.68
Current: 10.85

1.66
68.68
Quick Ratio 2.95
FOR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FOR: 2.95 )
FOR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.37
Current: 2.95

0.68
4.37

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
FOR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FOR: 0.80 )
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.09
Current: 0.8

0.62
2.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
FOR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOR: 1.00 )
FOR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.55
Current: 1

0.14
1.55
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
FOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FOR: 0.50 )
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.84
Current: 0.5

0.49
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
FOR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOR: 1.10 )
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.1

Price/Graham Number 0.70
FOR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FOR: 0.70 )
FOR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.7

0.57
2.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
FOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FOR: 9.70 )
FOR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 19.5
Current: 9.7

0.7
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.18
FOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FOR: 11.18 )
FOR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 11.8
Current: 11.18

-14.2
11.8

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
Compare:FXRE, JOE, TRC, GBH, MMPI, CTO, JPM » details
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
Baron Funds Comments on Forestar Group Inc. Feb 24 2014 
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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 
Forestar Completes Sale of 20,000 acres of HBU Timberland for $39.5 Million Aug 04 2009 

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