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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

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.37
HME's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 634 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. HME: 0.37 )
HME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.37

0.19
0.61
Interest Coverage 0.96
HME's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 530 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. HME: 0.96 )
HME' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.08
Current: 0.96

0.22
2.08
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.84
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 (%) 16.28
HME's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 644 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 42.02 vs. HME: 16.28 )
HME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.18   Max: 35.76
Current: 16.28

5.18
35.76
Net-margin (%) 22.55
HME's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 645 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.47 vs. HME: 22.55 )
HME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 25.1
Current: 22.55

3.89
25.1
ROE (%) 9.23
HME's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. HME: 9.23 )
HME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 14.62
Current: 9.23

2.79
14.62
ROA (%) 3.40
HME's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. HME: 3.40 )
HME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.6
Current: 3.4

0.55
3.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.50
HME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 571 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. HME: 2.50 )
HME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.43
Current: 2.5

0.75
6.43
Revenue Growth (%) -4.50
HME's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. HME: -4.50 )
HME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 42.2
Current: -4.5

-8
42.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 19.10
HME's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 496 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. HME: 19.10 )
HME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.1   Max: 76.6
Current: 19.1

-39.1
76.6
EPS Growth (%) 45.10
HME's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. HME: 45.10 )
HME' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.4   Max: 45.1
Current: 45.1

-47.4
45.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

HME Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 10,500 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 121,954 sh (-0.05%)
Pioneer Investments 215,120 sh (-25%)
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Q4 2013

HME Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 376,352 sh (+74.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,914 sh (-8.23%)
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Q1 2014

HME Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Ackman 473,778 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 386,355 sh (+2.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,755 sh (-0.14%)
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Q2 2014

HME Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bill Ackman Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 106,015 sh (-5.14%)
Pioneer Investments 355,187 sh (-8.07%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Home Properties Inc

Bill Ackman's New REITs
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio) finally jettisoned the remainder of one of his largest activist positions, the real estate investment trust (REIT) General Growth Properties (GGP) – a four-year project – in the first quarter. Though he ventured into the real estate space before, with holdings in Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) (current position) and Alexander & Baldwin Inc. (ALEX) (sold fourth quarter 2012), in the first quarter as he sold out General Growth, he added more exposure to REITs – known for their high dividend payments – with the acquisition of Apartment Investment & Management Company (AIV) (or Aimco) and Home Properties Inc. (HME). Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 22.90
HME's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. HME: 22.90 )
HME' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.36   Max: 106.91
Current: 22.9

12.36
106.91
P/B 2.10
HME's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. HME: 2.10 )
HME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.32
Current: 2.1

1.28
3.32
P/S 5.20
HME's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. HME: 5.20 )
HME' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 5.65
Current: 5.2

1.65
5.65
PFCF 64.30
HME's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. HME: 64.30 )
HME' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.89   Max: 358.08
Current: 64.3

8.89
358.08
EV-to-EBIT 56.34
HME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 32.35 vs. HME: 56.34 )
HME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 54   Max: 209.3
Current: 56.34

54
209.3
PEG 2.53
HME's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HME: 2.53 )
HME' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 160.18
Current: 2.53

3.09
160.18
Shiller P/E 33.60
HME's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HME: 33.60 )
HME' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.85   Max: 41.22
Current: 33.6

11.85
41.22
Current Ratio 0.20
HME's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. HME: 0.20 )
HME' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 4.81
Current: 0.2

0.2
4.81
Quick Ratio 0.20
HME's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. HME: 0.20 )
HME' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 4.81
Current: 0.2

0.2
4.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.80
HME's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 635 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. HME: 4.80 )
HME' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 10.49
Current: 4.8

3.59
10.49
Dividend Payout 1.95
HME's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. HME: 1.95 )
HME' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 8.29
Current: 1.95

0.28
8.29
Dividend growth (3y) 6.50
HME's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 409 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. HME: 6.50 )
HME' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 8.1
Current: 6.5

-3.9
8.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.46
HME's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. HME: 5.46 )
HME' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4   Max: 11.7
Current: 5.46

4
11.7
Share Buyback Rate -13.80
HME's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 518 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. HME: -13.80 )
HME' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -49.7
Current: -13.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.11
HME's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HME: 2.11 )
HME' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.06
Current: 2.11

0.8
3.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.31
HME's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. HME: 5.31 )
HME' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 58.23
Current: 5.31

4.77
58.23
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
HME's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. HME: 1.31 )
HME' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.31

0.51
1.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.06
HME's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HME: 4.06 )
HME' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 16.56
Current: 4.06

0.75
16.56
Price/Graham Number 1.72
HME's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. HME: 1.72 )
HME' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.72

0.84
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
HME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HME: 1.80 )
HME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.8

0.5
1.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.94
HME's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. HME: 6.94 )
HME' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 8
Current: 6.94

-22.6
8

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:EQR, AVB, AIV, UDR, CPT » details
Traded in other countries:HMP.Germany
Home Properties, Inc. was formed in November 1993 as a Maryland corporation and is a real estate investment trust that owns, operates, acquires, develops and rehabilitates apartment communities mainly in selected Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Company through its affiliates as of December 31, 2012, owned and operated 121 communities with 42,635 apartment units. It conducts its business through Home Properties, L.P. or the Operating Partnership, a New York limited partnership and a management company - Home Properties Resident Services, Inc. or HPRS. The Company's mission is to maximize long-term shareholder value by acquiring, repositioning, developing and managing market-rate apartment communities while enhancing the quality of life for its residents and providing employees with opportunities for growth and accomplishment. The Company's vision is to be an owner and manager of market-rate apartment communities, located in selected high barrier, high growth, East Coast markets. The Company's long-term business strategies include: (i) aggressively managing and improving its communities to achieve increased net operating income; (ii) acquiring additional apartment communities with attractive returns at prices that provide a positive spread over its long-term cost of capital; (iii) developing new apartment communities on raw land, on land adjacent to existing owned communities, and where there are density opportunities to replace existing garden apartments with mid- or high-rise structures; (iv) disposing of properties that have reached their potential, are less efficient to operate, or are located in markets where growth has slowed to a pace below the markets targeted for acquisition; and (v) maintaining a strong and flexible capital structure with cost-effective access to the capital markets. Home Properties competes with other real for acquisition and development. The Company is subjected to the provisions of the Maryland General Corporation Law.
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Home Properties Inc. (HME) CEO Edward J Pettinella sells 74,400 Shares Dec 29 2010 
Home Properties Inc. (HME) CEO Edward J Pettinella sells 25,600 Shares Dec 27 2010 
Home Properties Inc. (HME) EVP, CFO David P Gardner sells 11,806 Shares Dec 08 2010 
Home Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
Home Properties Inc. (HME) EVP, CFO David P Gardner sells 3,000 Shares Sep 07 2010 
Home Properties Inc. (HME) EVP, CFO David P Gardner sells 10,000 Shares Aug 25 2010 
Home Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 

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