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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.42
GFA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GFA: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GFA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.45 Max: N/A
Current: 0.42
Equity to Asset 0.42
GFA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GFA: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GFA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.42
0.26
0.64
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.92
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
7.57%
4.53%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.61
GFA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. GFA: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -43.33  Med: 8.11 Max: 34.57
Current: 2.61
-43.33
34.57
Net-margin (%) 1.29
GFA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GFA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.16  Med: 6.35 Max: 34.96
Current: 1.29
-51.16
34.96
ROE (%) 0.93
GFA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. GFA: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.42  Med: 8.13 Max: 30.3
Current: 0.93
-30.42
30.3
ROA (%) 0.39
GFA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GFA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.38  Med: 2.92 Max: 10.27
Current: 0.39
-10.38
10.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.69
GFA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. GFA: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.44  Med: 14.56 Max: 49.22
Current: 7.69
-17.44
49.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
GFA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GFA: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -11.10 Max: 42.2
Current: 7.7
0
42.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -64.70
GFA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GFA: -64.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -16.90 Max: 22.3
Current: -64.7
0
22.3
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 31.37
GFA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. GFA: 31.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GFA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.08  Med: 24.67 Max: 239.73
Current: 31.37
1.08
239.73
PE(NRI) 27.40
GFA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. GFA: 27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GFA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.55  Med: 25.37 Max: 223.75
Current: 27.4
2.55
223.75
P/B 0.30
GFA's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GFA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GFA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.89 Max: 4.24
Current: 0.3
0.23
4.24
P/S 0.44
GFA's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GFA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GFA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.16 Max: 15.98
Current: 0.44
0.33
15.98
PFCF 83.72
GFA's PFCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. GFA: 83.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GFA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.74  Med: 6.28 Max: 128
Current: 83.72
2.74
128
POCF 10.93
GFA's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. GFA: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GFA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.27  Med: 4.39 Max: 12.3
Current: 10.93
2.27
12.3
EV-to-EBIT 13.62
GFA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.24 vs. GFA: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GFA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -126  Med: 18.70 Max: 120
Current: 13.62
-126
120
Shiller P/E 19.45
GFA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. GFA: 19.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GFA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.88  Med: 19.00 Max: 409
Current: 19.45
11.88
409
Current Ratio 2.03
GFA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GFA: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GFA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.45 Max: 4.19
Current: 2.03
1.4
4.19
Quick Ratio 1.27
GFA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. GFA: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GFA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.35 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.27
1.27
4.19
Days Inventory 79.43
GFA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 79.95 vs. GFA: 79.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GFA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 170.75  Med: 189.67 Max: 208.59
Current: 79.43
170.75
208.59
Days Sales Outstanding 261.02
GFA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
93% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 48.24 vs. GFA: 261.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GFA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.7  Med: 275.86 Max: 659.52
Current: 261.02
30.7
659.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.29
GFA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. GFA: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GFA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.92 Max: 17.39
Current: 3.29
0.54
17.39
Dividend Payout 0.66
GFA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
75% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. GFA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GFA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.66
0.14
0.68
Dividend growth (3y) -29.00
GFA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
67% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. GFA: -29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 37
Current: -29
0
37
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.44
GFA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. GFA: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.92 Max: 17.39
Current: 3.44
0.54
17.39
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
GFA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. GFA: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GFA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -11.30 Max: -119.4
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.72
GFA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. GFA: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 6.08 Max: 194.93
Current: 1.72
1.37
194.93
Price/Tangible Book 0.31
GFA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GFA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.31
0.26
4.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.39
GFA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GFA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.99 Max: 11.95
Current: 0.39
0.33
11.95
Price/Graham Number 0.67
GFA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GFA: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.87
Current: 0.67
0.25
3.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.30
GFA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GFA: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GFA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.50 Max: 17.2
Current: 7.3
0.8
17.2

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:GFA N.Mexico, GFSA3.Brazil, GJ3.Germany, GFSAY.USA,
Gafisa SA was incorporated on November 12, 1996. The Company promotes and manages all forms of real estate ventures on its own behalf and on behalf of for third parties. It also sells and purchases real estate properties and provides civil construction and civil engineering services. The Company developes and implements marketing strategies related to its own and third party real estate ventures and invests in other companies who share similar objectives. The Company enters real estate development projects with third parties through specific purpose partnerships ("Sociedades de Propósito Específico" or- "SPEs") or through the formation of consortia and condominiums. The Company is a diversified national homebuilder serving all demographic segments of the Brazilian market. Its core business is the development of high-quality residential units in attractive locations. It operates in several cities, including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Fortaleza, Natal, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Porto Alegre and Belém. The Company operates in following segments: Gafisa (for ventures targeted at high and medium income) and Tenda (for ventures targeted at low income). In the residential buildings category, the Company develops three main types of products: (1) luxury buildings targeted at upper-income customers; (2) buildings targeted at middle-income customers; and (3) affordable entry-level housing targeted at lower-income customers.
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