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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
FPO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. FPO: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FPO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.41
FPO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FPO: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FPO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.41
-0.02
0.54
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.01
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
4.60%
-3.01%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -24.09
FPO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 48.26 vs. FPO: -24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FPO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.39  Med: 18.55 Max: 29.61
Current: -24.09
-25.39
29.61
Net-margin (%) -19.53
FPO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 667 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 38.29 vs. FPO: -19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FPO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.07  Med: 1.69 Max: 18.33
Current: -19.53
-19.07
18.33
ROE (%) -7.24
FPO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. FPO: -7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FPO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: -0.02 Max: 6.55
Current: -7.24
-6.8
6.55
ROA (%) -2.26
FPO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 678 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. FPO: -2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FPO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.15  Med: 0.21 Max: 2.14
Current: -2.26
-2.15
2.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.71
FPO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 559 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. FPO: -0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FPO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.61  Med: 2.90 Max: 4.27
Current: -0.71
-0.61
4.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.20
FPO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 470 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FPO: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FPO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.80 Max: 28
Current: -8.2
0
28
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -19.10
FPO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 428 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FPO: -19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FPO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.35 Max: 36.5
Current: -19.1
0
36.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 29.00
FPO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 353 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FPO: 29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FPO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.90 Max: 57.1
Current: 29
0
57.1
» FPO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-31)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

FPO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Third Avenue Management 145,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 261,300 sh (+27.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,915 sh (+11.93%)
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Q3 2015

FPO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 29,391 sh (+97.06%)
Jim Simons 407,500 sh (+55.95%)
Third Avenue Management 145,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

FPO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 608,364 sh (+49.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,040 sh (+5.61%)
Third Avenue Management 145,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

FPO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 704,300 sh (+15.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,575 sh (+14.61%)
Third Avenue Management 145,000 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of First Potomac Realty Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FPOpA/CL25.235.76

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Office
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Traded in other countries:FPY.Germany,
First Potomac Realty Trust operates as a real estate investment trust. It is engaged in the ownership, management, development and redevelopment of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. region.

First Potomac Realty Trust was formed in July 2003 to be the successor general partner to First Potomac Realty Investment Trust, Inc., the general partner of First Potomac Realty Investment Limited Partnership, its operating partnership. The Company is engaged in ownership, management, redevelopment and development of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. region. Its focus is owning and operating properties that it believes can benefit from market knowledge and intensive operational skills, with a focus on increasing their profitability and value. Its portfolio contains a mix of single-tenant and multi-tenant office properties and business parks. Office properties are single-story and multi-story buildings that are for office use; and business parks contain buildings with office features combined with some industrial property space. It separates its properties into four distinct reporting segments, which it refers to as the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Northern Virginia and Southern Virginia reporting segments. It operates, acquires, develops and redevelops office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. region. Within this area, its market is the Washington, D.C. metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which includes Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland. Additionally it owns and operates office and business park properties in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News MSA, where its Southern Virginia properties are located, as well as in the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson MSA where the remainder of its Maryland properties is located (Annapolis and Columbia). The Company competes with other real estate investment trusts, public and private real estate companies, private real estate investors and lenders, both domestic and foreign, in acquiring and developing properties.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.17
FPO's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FPO: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FPO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.17
0.47
2.13
P/S 3.09
FPO's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. FPO: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FPO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 4.29 Max: 6.47
Current: 3.09
1.24
6.47
POCF 8.67
FPO's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 14.27 vs. FPO: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FPO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.76  Med: 12.42 Max: 19.72
Current: 8.67
3.76
19.72
EV-to-EBITDA 23.17
FPO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 589 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. FPO: 23.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FPO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 16.70 Max: 25.1
Current: 23.17
7.9
25.1
Current Ratio 0.64
FPO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. FPO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FPO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.68 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.64
0.42
4.63
Quick Ratio 0.64
FPO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. FPO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FPO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.68 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.64
0.42
4.63
Days Sales Outstanding 99.58
FPO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
92% of the 482 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. FPO: 99.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FPO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.79  Med: 28.12 Max: 97.68
Current: 99.58
12.79
97.68
Days Payable 268.48
FPO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
81% of the 269 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 77.19 vs. FPO: 268.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FPO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 130.14  Med: 262.24 Max: 369.1
Current: 268.48
130.14
369.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.00
FPO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FPO: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FPO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.75  Med: 5.42 Max: 21.52
Current: 6
3.75
21.52
Dividend Growth (3y) -9.10
FPO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
84% of the 359 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FPO: -9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FPO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.10 Max: 22.5
Current: -9.1
0
22.5
Forward Dividend Yield 4.37
FPO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. FPO: 4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.16
FPO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. FPO: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FPO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 3.75 Max: 14.89
Current: 4.16
2.59
14.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
FPO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 410 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. FPO: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FPO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.9  Med: -9.55 Max: 0
Current: -4.2
-40.9
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.25
FPO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FPO: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FPO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.25
0.58
2.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
FPO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FPO: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FPO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.04 Max: 7.91
Current: 0.72
0.34
7.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.70
FPO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. FPO: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FPO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.50 Max: 4.9
Current: -0.7
0.6
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -16.84
FPO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 358 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. FPO: -16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FPO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.8  Med: -33.75 Max: -4.2
Current: -16.84
-84.8
-4.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $171.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.82
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float4.53%
52-Week Range $7.90 - 12.11
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.09
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc, Family Dollar Stores Inc, Nike Inc, Hallibu Oct 21 2013 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 11 2011 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 08 2010 
First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) EVP & COO James H Dawson sells 10,000 Shares Jun 17 2010 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 07 2009 
First Potomac Realty Trust Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 08 2009 

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