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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 0.19
GFA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GFA: 0.19 )
GFA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.27
GFA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. GFA: 0.27 )
GFA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.27

0.26
0.64
Interest Coverage 0.90
GFA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 24.26 vs. GFA: 0.90 )
GFA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.9

0.78
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.95
M-Score: -3.49
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 (%) 4.35
GFA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. GFA: 4.35 )
GFA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 34.57
Current: 4.35

-20.5
34.57
Net-margin (%) -3.15
GFA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. GFA: -3.15 )
GFA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.13   Max: 10.58
Current: -3.15

-32.13
10.58
ROE (%) -4.89
GFA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. GFA: -4.89 )
GFA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.68   Max: 35.45
Current: -4.89

-35.68
35.45
ROA (%) -1.37
GFA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. GFA: -1.37 )
GFA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.94   Max: 5.07
Current: -1.37

-9.94
5.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.45
GFA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. GFA: 4.45 )
GFA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: 11.25
Current: 4.45

-13.1
11.25
Revenue Growth (%) -6.00
GFA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. GFA: -6.00 )
GFA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 51.1
Current: -6

0
51.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -30.00
GFA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GFA: -30.00 )
GFA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.3
Current: -30

0
40.3
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.70
GFA's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. GFA: 0.70 )
GFA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.5
Current: 0.7

0.38
4.5
P/S 0.45
GFA's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. GFA: 0.45 )
GFA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.13
Current: 0.45

0.27
5.13
PFCF 3.25
GFA's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.96 vs. GFA: 3.25 )
GFA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 4.45
Current: 3.25

2.5
4.45
EV-to-EBIT 26.22
GFA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.63 vs. GFA: 26.22 )
GFA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 125.4
Current: 26.22

10.7
125.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 25.23
GFA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GFA: 25.23 )
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 26.78
Current: 25.23

0.9
26.78
Price/Tangible Book 0.74
GFA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GFA: 0.74 )
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.53
Current: 0.74

0.46
4.53
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
GFA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GFA: 0.36 )
GFA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.88
Current: 0.36

0.26
3.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
GFA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. GFA: 3.80 )
GFA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 9.4
Current: 3.8

0.8
9.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -68.50
GFA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
69% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. GFA: -68.50 )
GFA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.9   Max: -4.7
Current: -68.5

-38.9
-4.7

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
Compare:MDC, TOL, DWAHY, DITFY, MTH » details
Traded in other countries:GJ3.Germany
Gafisa SA is a homebuilder in Brazil. It is engaged in the development of residential buildings, land subdivisions and entry-level houses. It also provides construction services to third parties.

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