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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
LEN.B's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. LEN.B: 0.17 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.17

0.03
0.77
Equity to Asset 0.37
LEN.B's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LEN.B: 0.37 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.37

0.28
0.5
Interest Coverage 7.30
LEN.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 32.05 vs. LEN.B: 7.30 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 8.26
Current: 7.3

1.15
8.26
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.52
M-Score: -1.58
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 (%) 11.47
LEN.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. LEN.B: 11.47 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25.78   Max: 15.55
Current: 11.47

-25.78
15.55
Net-margin (%) 7.47
LEN.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. LEN.B: 7.47 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.24   Max: 16.54
Current: 7.47

-24.24
16.54
ROE (%) 12.43
LEN.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. LEN.B: 12.43 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.76   Max: 29.13
Current: 12.43

-40.76
29.13
ROA (%) 4.45
LEN.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. LEN.B: 4.45 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.05   Max: 12.49
Current: 4.45

-18.05
12.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.77
LEN.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. LEN.B: 11.77 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -41.64   Max: 44.2
Current: 11.77

-41.64
44.2
Revenue Growth (%) 17.30
LEN.B's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. LEN.B: 17.30 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.4   Max: 27.5
Current: 17.3

-43.4
27.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 55.50
LEN.B's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. LEN.B: 55.50 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.7   Max: 55.5
Current: 55.5

-6.7
55.5
EPS Growth (%) 61.90
LEN.B's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. LEN.B: 61.90 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.9
Current: 61.9

0
61.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LEN.B Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 1,263,517 sh (+67.13%)
Charles Brandes 168,799 sh (+8.78%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 107,000 sh (-17.18%)
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Q4 2013

LEN.B Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 1,495,577 sh (+18.37%)
Charles Brandes 184,674 sh (+9.4%)
Jim Simons 70,700 sh (-33.93%)
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Q1 2014

LEN.B Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,583,577 sh (+5.88%)
Charles Brandes 190,774 sh (+3.3%)
Jim Simons 58,300 sh (-17.54%)
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Q2 2014

LEN.B Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,714,977 sh (+8.3%)
Charles Brandes 192,727 sh (+1.02%)
Jim Simons 57,200 sh (-1.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LEN.B

(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
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 67.13%0.08%$25.68 - $29.88 $ 33.6223%1263517
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 46.06%0.04%$27.38 - $34.54 $ 33.628%756025
Charles Brandes 2013-03-31 Reduce -37.3%0.03%$28.42 - $34.84 $ 33.625%151198
Tom Gayner 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.11%$22.59 - $29.4 $ 33.6234%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 930.75%0.06%$15.76 - $22.77 $ 33.6289%426100
Tom Gayner 2011-12-31 New Buy0.08%$9.52 - $15.64 $ 33.62156%96700
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy0.01%$9.52 - $15.64 $ 33.62156%41339
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.20
LEN.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. LEN.B: 18.20 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 68.46
Current: 18.2

4.38
68.46
P/B 1.89
LEN.B's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. LEN.B: 1.89 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.63
Current: 1.89

0.22
2.63
P/S 1.37
LEN.B's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LEN.B: 1.37 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.37

0.13
2.3
EV-to-EBIT 17.65
LEN.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 23.28 vs. LEN.B: 17.65 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 82.7
Current: 17.65

4.8
82.7
Current Ratio 10.27
LEN.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LEN.B: 10.27 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 28.04
Current: 10.27

1.63
28.04
Quick Ratio 1.59
LEN.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LEN.B: 1.59 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6.16
Current: 1.59

0.16
6.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.47
LEN.B's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. LEN.B: 0.47 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 14.29
Current: 0.47

0.29
14.29
Dividend Payout 0.07
LEN.B's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LEN.B: 0.07 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.07

0
0.57
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
LEN.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
87% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. LEN.B: 0.50 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 14.29
Current: 0.5

0.29
14.29
Share Buyback Rate -6.20
LEN.B's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. LEN.B: -6.20 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7   Max: -24.2
Current: -6.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.91
LEN.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. LEN.B: 1.91 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.91

0.41
2.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.85
LEN.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LEN.B: 5.85 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 15.7
Current: 5.85

0.14
15.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.81
LEN.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. LEN.B: 1.81 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.81

0.32
2.67
Price/Graham Number 1.17
LEN.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LEN.B: 1.17 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.17

0.28
1.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
LEN.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. LEN.B: 5.70 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 21
Current: 5.7

1.2
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.96
LEN.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. LEN.B: -0.96 )
LEN.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 30.4
Current: -0.96

-1.3
30.4

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:LNN.Germany
Lennar Corporation was founded as a local Miami homebuilder in 1954. The Company is one of the nation's homebuilders and a provider of financial services. Its homebuilding operations include the construction and sale of single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent multi-level residential buildings, as well as the purchase, development and sale of residential land directly and through unconsolidated entities in which it has investments. The Company has grouped its homebuilding activities into five reportable segments, which it refers to as Homebuilding East, Homebuilding Central, Homebuilding West, Homebuilding Southeast Florida and Homebuilding Houston. It has two other reportable segments: a Financial Services reportable segment and a Rialto reportable segment. Its Financial Services reportable segment provides mortgage financing, title insurance and closing services for both buyers of its homes and others. Its Rialto reportable segment focuses on real estate investments and asset management. The Company offers a diversified line of homes for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers available in a variety of environments ranging from urban infill communities to golf course communities. It sells single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent, multi-level residential buildings, in communities targeted to first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers. The Company competes for homebuyers in each of the market regions where it operates with numerous national, regional and local homebuilders, as well as with resales of existing homes and with the rental housing market. The residential homebuilding industry is also subject to a variety of local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning the protection of health and the environment.
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