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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
IRET's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 603 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. IRET: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IRET' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
IRET's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. IRET: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IRET' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.34
0.19
0.37
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: -0.01
Beneish M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
6.29%
-0.87%
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 % -6.64
IRET's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 45.85 vs. IRET: -6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
IRET' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.64  Med: 26.74 Max: 32.7
Current: -6.64
-6.64
32.7
Net Margin % 12.04
IRET's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 638 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 36.19 vs. IRET: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
IRET' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 6.31 Max: 38.24
Current: 12.04
-8
38.24
ROE % 1.95
IRET's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 642 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. IRET: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IRET' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 2.55 Max: 9.52
Current: 1.95
-4.1
9.52
ROA % 1.43
IRET's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. IRET: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
IRET' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.83
Current: 1.43
-0.7
3.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1058.98
IRET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. IRET: 1058.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
IRET' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 3357.86 Max: 6118.21
Current: 1058.98
0.66
6118.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.10
IRET's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. IRET: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: -5.2 Max: 15.6
Current: -14.1
-18.2
15.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.40
IRET's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 456 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. IRET: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: -3.3 Max: 49
Current: -12.4
-23.5
49
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.90
IRET's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 400 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. IRET: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51  Med: -8.7 Max: 31
Current: -3.9
-51
31
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-10 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

IRET Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Q3 2016

IRET Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Q4 2016

IRET Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Preferred stocks of Investors Real Estate Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
IRETPRB25.687.747.95 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -B-
IRETPR25.328.158.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential    NAICS: 531190    SIC: 6798
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Traded in other countries:WXC.Germany,
Investors Real Estate Trust is a Real Estate Investment Trust. The Company, through its operating partnership, is engaged in owning and operating income-producing real estate properties.

Investors Real Estate Trust was organized under the laws of North Dakota on July 31, 1970. It owns and operates income-producing real estate properties. Its investments consist of multi-family residential properties and commercial properties composed of office, healthcare, industrial and retail. These properties are located primarily in the upper Midwest states of Minnesota and North Dakota. Its residential leases are generally for a one-year term. Its commercial properties are typically leased to tenants under long-term lease arrangements. The Trust operates in five reportable real estate segments: multi-family residential; office; healthcare, including senior housing; industrial and retail. The Trust competes with other owners and developers of multi-family and commercial properties to attract tenants to our properties.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 57.90
IRET's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. IRET: 57.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
IRET' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.29  Med: 55.65 Max: 306.67
Current: 57.9
12.29
306.67
PB Ratio 1.61
IRET's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 754 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. IRET: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IRET' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.61
1.5
2.24
PS Ratio 3.99
IRET's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. IRET: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IRET' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 3.54 Max: 9.77
Current: 3.99
2.52
9.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.57
IRET's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 668 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. IRET: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IRET' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 11.92 Max: 16.32
Current: 10.57
7.62
16.32
EV-to-EBIT 153.96
IRET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.61 vs. IRET: 153.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.3  Med: 36.6 Max: 212.7
Current: 153.96
16.3
212.7
EV-to-EBITDA 24.63
IRET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 846 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. IRET: 24.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 16.1 Max: 32.3
Current: 24.63
11
32.3
Shiller PE Ratio 39.03
IRET's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 198 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 24.29 vs. IRET: 39.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
IRET' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.38  Med: 32.07 Max: 65.92
Current: 39.03
23.38
65.92
Current Ratio 0.29
IRET's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. IRET: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IRET' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.52
Current: 0.29
0.12
3.52
Quick Ratio 0.29
IRET's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. IRET: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IRET' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.52
Current: 0.29
0.12
3.52
Days Sales Outstanding 21.95
IRET's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 463 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.77 vs. IRET: 21.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IRET' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 7.31 Max: 84.49
Current: 21.95
2.95
84.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.90
IRET's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 912 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. IRET: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
IRET' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 7.02 Max: 9.6
Current: 6.9
5.24
9.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.85
IRET's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 916 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. IRET: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.52
IRET's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
54% of the 915 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. IRET: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
IRET' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 5.58 Max: 7.63
Current: 5.52
4.16
7.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.30
IRET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 423 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. IRET: -6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IRET' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: -11.7 Max: -5.2
Current: -6.3
-20.1
-5.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.63
IRET's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 741 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. IRET: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
IRET' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.63
1.53
2.41
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.12
IRET's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IRET: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IRET' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.12
0.69
2.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.65
IRET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. IRET: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IRET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.7 Max: 6.1
Current: 0.65
0.5
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -26.51
IRET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 384 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. IRET: -26.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IRET' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.9  Med: -15.5 Max: 3.3
Current: -26.51
-35.9
3.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $199.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.10
Beta0.86
Short Percentage of Float6.61%
52-Week Range $5.60 - 7.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)121.92
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