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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
IRET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 644 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. IRET: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IRET' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.35
IRET's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. IRET: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IRET' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.35
0.2
0.35
Interest Coverage 1.10
IRET's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 634 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. IRET: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IRET' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.1
0.19
1.33
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.22
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.91%
2.70%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.98
IRET's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 48.47 vs. IRET: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IRET' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 26.74 Max: 32.7
Current: 20.98
5.54
32.7
Net-margin (%) 38.24
IRET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 677 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 38.39 vs. IRET: 38.24 )
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: 38.24
-8
38.24
ROE (%) 9.56
IRET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 683 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. IRET: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IRET' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 2.55 Max: 9.56
Current: 9.56
-4.1
9.56
ROA (%) 3.89
IRET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 688 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. IRET: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IRET' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89
-0.7
3.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.26
IRET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 569 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. IRET: 10.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IRET' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 8.99 Max: 6118.21
Current: 10.26
0.66
6118.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.10
IRET's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 477 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. IRET: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRET' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: -5.2 Max: 16.4
Current: -14.1
-18.2
16.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
IRET's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 430 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. IRET: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRET' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: -3.3 Max: 49.3
Current: -12.4
-23.5
49.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
IRET's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 353 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. IRET: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRET' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 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: Est. 2016-09-10)


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IRET Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Jim Simons 2,198,945 sh (+44.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,844 sh (-33.27%)
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IRET Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 2,203,800 sh (+0.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2016

IRET Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Preferred stocks of Investors Real Estate Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
IRETPRB26.387.53
IRETPR26.407.828.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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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
P/E(ttm) 13.54
IRET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 578 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. IRET: 13.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
IRET' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.29  Med: 57.47 Max: 306.67
Current: 13.54
12.29
306.67
PE(NRI) 34.94
IRET's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
78% of the 578 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. IRET: 34.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
IRET' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.68  Med: 78 Max: 259.67
Current: 34.94
31.68
259.67
P/B 1.67
IRET's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 675 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. IRET: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IRET' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.67
1.5
2.24
P/S 4.86
IRET's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. IRET: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IRET' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 3.37 Max: 9.77
Current: 4.86
2.52
9.77
POCF 13.74
IRET's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. IRET: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
IRET' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 11.8 Max: 16.32
Current: 13.74
7.62
16.32
EV-to-EBIT 34.39
IRET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 589 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.79 vs. IRET: 34.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.3  Med: 35.6 Max: 207.7
Current: 34.39
16.3
207.7
EV-to-EBITDA 15.70
IRET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 609 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.17 vs. IRET: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 16 Max: 32.3
Current: 15.7
11
32.3
Shiller P/E 39.84
IRET's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 187 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 25.06 vs. IRET: 39.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
IRET' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.38  Med: 31 Max: 65.92
Current: 39.84
23.38
65.92
Current Ratio 0.49
IRET's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. IRET: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IRET' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.49
0.1
2.19
Quick Ratio 0.49
IRET's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. IRET: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IRET' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.49
0.1
2.19
Days Sales Outstanding 2.95
IRET's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 481 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.41 vs. IRET: 2.95 )
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: 2.95
2.95
84.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 7.82
IRET's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 852 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. IRET: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
IRET' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 6.95 Max: 9.6
Current: 7.82
5.24
9.6
Dividend Payout 6.50
IRET's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
95% of the 679 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. IRET: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
IRET' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 4.27 Max: 34.3
Current: 6.5
0.66
34.3
Forward Dividend Yield 7.96
IRET's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 852 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. IRET: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.21
IRET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 852 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. IRET: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
IRET' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 5.52 Max: 7.63
Current: 6.21
4.16
7.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.30
IRET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 413 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 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/Tangible Book 1.69
IRET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. IRET: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
IRET' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.69
1.53
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
IRET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 529 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IRET: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IRET' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.44
0.7
1.98
Price/Graham Number 1.62
IRET's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
88% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. IRET: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
IRET' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.33 Max: 6.87
Current: 1.62
1.12
6.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.85
IRET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 660 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. IRET: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
IRET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.8 Max: 6.1
Current: 2.85
0.5
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -22.23
IRET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 366 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. IRET: -22.23 )
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: -36  Med: -17.1 Max: 3.3
Current: -22.23
-36
3.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $188.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.49
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float7.07%
52-Week Range $5.86 - 8.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)121.09
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