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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.43
HHC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. HHC: 0.43 )
HHC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.43

Equity to Asset 0.41
HHC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. HHC: 0.41 )
HHC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.41

0.41
0.72
Interest Coverage 11.40
HHC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. HHC: 11.40 )
HHC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 75.17
Current: 11.4

11.4
75.17
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.08
M-Score: -1.22
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.53
HHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. HHC: 30.53 )
HHC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -508.02   Max: 23.43
Current: 30.53

-508.02
23.43
Net-margin (%) -6.51
HHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. HHC: -6.51 )
HHC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -516.04   Max: 53.39
Current: -6.51

-516.04
53.39
ROE (%) -1.69
HHC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. HHC: -1.69 )
HHC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.54   Max: 6.54
Current: -1.69

-5.54
6.54
ROA (%) -0.79
HHC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. HHC: -0.79 )
HHC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.72   Max: 4.58
Current: -0.79

-3.72
4.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.08
HHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. HHC: 5.08 )
HHC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -240.88   Max: 3.57
Current: 5.08

-240.88
3.57
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HHC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 11,084 sh (New)
Ron Baron 105,541 sh (+445.04%)
Murray Stahl 5,417,224 sh (+0.77%)
Bill Ackman 3,568,017 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 315,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Whitney Tilson 60,638 sh (-3.48%)
Jim Simons 87,200 sh (-44.53%)
Steven Cohen 4,438 sh (-63.29%)
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Q1 2014

HHC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ron Baron 121,441 sh (+15.07%)
Murray Stahl 5,466,065 sh (+0.9%)
Caxton Associates 11,084 sh (unchged)
Bill Ackman 3,568,017 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 315,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Whitney Tilson 58,218 sh (-3.99%)
Jim Simons 33,700 sh (-61.35%)
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Q2 2014

HHC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 59,084 sh (+433.06%)
Ron Baron 136,341 sh (+12.27%)
Bill Ackman 3,568,017 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 315,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 5,366,995 sh (-1.81%)
Whitney Tilson 48,496 sh (-16.7%)
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Q3 2014

HHC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 6,500 sh (New)
Ron Baron 141,741 sh (+3.96%)
John Paulson 315,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Ackman 3,568,017 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 5,332,689 sh (-0.64%)
Whitney Tilson 40,396 sh (-16.7%)
Caxton Associates 16,084 sh (-72.78%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HHC

(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
Whitney Tilson 2014-09-30 Reduce -16.7%1.9%$145.42 - $160 $ 129.26-16%40396
Whitney Tilson 2014-06-30 Reduce -16.7%2.17%$137.84 - $158.11 $ 129.26-12%48496
Whitney Tilson 2014-03-31 Reduce -3.99%0.47%$118.04 - $146.57 $ 129.26-1%58218
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 3.1%$105.97 - $121.13 $ 129.2614%0
Whitney Tilson 2013-12-31 Reduce -3.48%0.39%$105.97 - $121.13 $ 129.2614%60638
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 445.04%0.04%$105.97 - $121.13 $ 129.2614%105541
Whitney Tilson 2013-09-30 Reduce -12.21%0.95%$101.52 - $117.01 $ 129.2618%62824
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.59%$101.52 - $117.01 $ 129.2618%0
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Reduce -11.51%0.33%$101.52 - $117.01 $ 129.2618%179100
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$101.52 - $117.01 $ 129.2618%0
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 91.72%$101.52 - $117.01 $ 129.2618%19364
Julian Robertson 2013-06-30 New Buy2.9%$83.62 - $113.4 $ 129.2631%202400
Whitney Tilson 2013-06-30 Reduce -8.81%0.49%$83.62 - $113.4 $ 129.2631%71564
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.12%$83.62 - $113.4 $ 129.2631%100000
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$83.62 - $113.4 $ 129.2631%10100
Whitney Tilson 2012-09-30 Add 595.03%3.17%$61.03 - $73.52 $ 129.2697%90069
John Paulson 2012-09-30 Reduce -45.02%0.13%$61.1 - $73.67 $ 129.2698%315000
Whitney Tilson 2012-06-30 Reduce -95.23%4.76%$56.79 - $68.43 $ 129.26108%12959
John Paulson 2012-06-30 Reduce -51.45%0.26%$56.79 - $68.43 $ 129.26108%572900
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Reduce -25.25%0.13%$44.27 - $65.58 $ 129.26151%1180000
Whitney Tilson 2011-12-31 Add 9.68%0.56%$37.31 - $49.28 $ 129.26188%284497
Whitney Tilson 2011-09-30 Add 47.09%1.28%$42.15 - $65.51 $ 129.26140%259397
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Ratios

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P/B 2.20
HHC's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HHC: 2.20 )
HHC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.95
Current: 2.2

0.66
2.95
P/S 9.00
HHC's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HHC: 9.00 )
HHC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 16.86
Current: 9

6.2
16.86
EV-to-EBIT 34.04
HHC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. HHC: 34.04 )
HHC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 97.3
Current: 34.04

-6.1
97.3
Current Ratio 2.66
HHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. HHC: 2.66 )
HHC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 12.07
Current: 2.66

0.52
12.07
Quick Ratio 2.66
HHC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HHC: 2.66 )
HHC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 12.07
Current: 2.66

0.52
12.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.20
HHC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HHC: 2.20 )
HHC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.92
Current: 2.2

0.7
2.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
HHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HHC: 0.87 )
HHC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.63
Current: 0.87

0.63
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.80
HHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. HHC: 2.80 )
HHC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.8

1
2.7

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
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Traded in other countries:HHE.Germany,
Howard Hughes Corp was incorporated on July 1, 2010. It is a developer and operator of master planned communities and mixed use properties. It operates in three segments; Master Planned Communities ("MPCs"), Operating Assets and Strategic Developments, Operating Assets, Strategic Developments. Its Master Planned Communities segment consists of the development and sale of residential and commercial land in large-scale projects. The Company owns four master planned communities; The Woodlands, Summerlin, Bridgeland and Maryland. It includes over 11,500 acres of land, residential sales, single and multi-family homes. Commercial sales include office, resort, services and other for-profit activities, as well as government, schools and other not-for-profit entities. Its Operating Assets segment contains 27 properties, investments and other assets that currently generate revenue, consisting of commercial mixed-use, retail, multi-family and office properties. These assets include eight mixed-use and retail properties, nine office properties the "Columbia Office Properties" contains five separate office buildings, a multi-family apartment building, a resort and conference center, a 36-hole golf and country club, three equity investments and four other assets. The Strategic Developments segment consists of near, medium and long-term development projects for 24 of its real estate properties. The Company regulates under the government and environment regulations.
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