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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.28
NRF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 606 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. NRF: 0.28 )
NRF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28

Equity to Asset 0.34
NRF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NRF: 0.34 )
NRF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.34

0.13
0.64
Interest Coverage 0.97
NRF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 513 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. NRF: 0.97 )
NRF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.97

0.13
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.30
M-Score: -3.74
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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Operating margin (%) 22.80
NRF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 638 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 40.48 vs. NRF: 22.80 )
NRF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14700   Max: 1018.23
Current: 22.8

-14700
1018.23
Net-margin (%) -13.73
NRF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.11 vs. NRF: -13.73 )
NRF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -82.56   Max: 2412.5
Current: -13.73

-82.56
2412.5
ROE (%) -3.08
NRF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. NRF: -3.08 )
NRF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.64   Max: 47.46
Current: -3.08

-30.64
47.46
ROA (%) -1.29
NRF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 642 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. NRF: -1.29 )
NRF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.27   Max: 18.28
Current: -1.29

-7.27
18.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.19
NRF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 546 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. NRF: 5.19 )
NRF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.2   Max: 13.88
Current: 5.19

-15.2
13.88
Revenue Growth (%) -21.00
NRF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 539 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. NRF: -21.00 )
NRF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 286.3
Current: -21

0
286.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 44.20
NRF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 491 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NRF: 44.20 )
NRF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 46.6
Current: 44.2

0
46.6
EPS Growth (%) -51.00
NRF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 391 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NRF: -51.00 )
NRF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 216
Current: -51

0
216
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NRF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 4,250,200 sh (+225.6%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,325,800 sh (+10.48%)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 2,240,995 sh (-0.59%)
Jeremy Grantham 45,790 sh (-15.37%)
Jim Simons 1,506,082 sh (-26.86%)
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Q4 2013

NRF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Daniel Loeb 2,000,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,288,182 sh (+51.93%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,620,000 sh (+22.19%)
Steven Cohen 5,099,750 sh (+19.99%)
Arnold Schneider 1,812,445 sh (-19.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,900 sh (-19.41%)
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Q1 2014

NRF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Heebner 3,930,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,614,560 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 284,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,159,682 sh (+38.09%)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 1,224,729 sh (-24.4%)
Steven Cohen 2,452,335 sh (-51.91%)
Arnold Schneider 418,740 sh (-76.9%)
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Q2 2014

NRF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Eric Mindich 3,270,999 sh (New)
David Einhorn 4,539,575 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 2,884,545 sh (+135.53%)
Julian Robertson 284,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 3,930,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,373,800 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,415,782 sh (-23.54%)
Arnold Schneider 257,190 sh (-38.58%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NRF

(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
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 New Buy1.5%$13.06 - $16.01 $ 18.5126%142000
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.46%$13.06 - $16.01 $ 18.5126%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 New Buy0.46%$8.98 - $13.06 $ 18.5184%1000000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0017%$3.03 - $4.85 $ 18.51364%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$2.93 - $4.21 $ 18.51406%14800
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Preferred stocks of Northstar Realty Finance Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
NRFPRB0.008.248.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
NRFPRA0.008.608.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
NRFPRD0.008.42Pfd Shs Series -D-
NRFPRC0.008.70Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -C-
NRFPRE24.802.168 3/4 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -E-

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Ratios

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P/B 1.60
NRF's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NRF: 1.60 )
NRF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.6

0.03
1.65
P/S 4.00
NRF's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. NRF: 4.00 )
NRF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 76.42
Current: 4

0.14
76.42
PFCF 4.30
NRF's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 73.09 vs. NRF: 4.30 )
NRF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 21.95
Current: 4.3

0.19
21.95
EV-to-EBIT 47.92
NRF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.73 vs. NRF: 47.92 )
NRF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 290.7
Current: 47.92

1.1
290.7
Current Ratio 3.92
NRF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 408 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NRF: 3.92 )
NRF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 162.35
Current: 3.92

0.52
162.35
Quick Ratio 3.92
NRF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 408 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NRF: 3.92 )
NRF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 162.35
Current: 3.92

0.52
162.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.40
NRF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 633 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. NRF: 10.40 )
NRF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 195.01
Current: 10.4

2.83
195.01
Dividend growth (3y) 24.90
NRF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 400 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NRF: 24.90 )
NRF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.5
Current: 24.9

0
39.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 18.15
NRF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 634 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. NRF: 18.15 )
NRF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.99   Max: 343.67
Current: 18.15

4.99
343.67
Share Buyback Rate -38.70
NRF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 511 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. NRF: -38.70 )
NRF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -38.7
Current: -38.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.75
NRF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. NRF: 1.75 )
NRF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.75

0.06
1.72
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.85
NRF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.59 vs. NRF: 4.85 )
NRF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 7.02
Current: 4.85

0.21
7.02
Price/Median PS Value 3.06
NRF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. NRF: 3.06 )
NRF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 48.04
Current: 3.06

0.18
48.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
NRF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NRF: 2.10 )
NRF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 94.2
Current: 2.1

0.3
94.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.73
NRF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NRF: 1.73 )
NRF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -375.4   Max: 133.1
Current: 1.73

-375.4
133.1

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail
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Traded in other countries:NQE1.Germany
NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation is a Maryland corporation formed in October 2003. It is an internally REIT. The Company is a diversified commercial real estate, investment and asset management company. It invests in commercial real estate assets which will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns and engages in asset management activities seeking to generate stable cash flows for distribution to stockholders and build long-term franchise value. The Company is focused on continuing to build its asset management business predominately by raising and managing capital on fee basis from alternate sources, such as in the non-traded REIT sector. NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation is focused mainly on originating, investing in and managing commercial real estate debt, commercial real estate securities and net lease properties. The Company has invested in those areas of commercial real estate finance that enable it to leverage its real estate investment expertise, utilize its capital markets knowledge, and capitalize on its ability to employ innovative financing structures. It conducts its operations to qualify as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. Its real estate debt business has historically focused on originating, structuring and acquiring senior and subordinate debt investments secured mainly by commercial and multifamily properties, including first lien mortgage loans, which are also referred to as senior mortgage loans, junior participations in first lien mortgage loans, which are often referred to as B-Notes, second lien mortgage loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity interests in borrowers who own such properties. The Company's real estate securities business has invested in, created and managed portfolios of commercial real estate debt securities, which it has financed by raising third-party capital in transactions structured as CDOs. These securities include CMBS, debt obligations of REITs, mortgage loans backed by credit-rated tenants and term debt transactions backed mainly by commercial real estate securities. Substantially all of its securities investments have explicit credit ratings assigned by at least one of the three nationally-recognized statistical rating agencies, and were typically rated investment grade at the time of purchase. The various types of securities backed by real estate assets that it invests in, including CMBS, fixed income securities issued by REITs and real estate term debt transactions. Its underwriting process for real estate securities is focused on evaluating both the real estate risk of the underlying assets and the structural protections available to the particular class of securities in which it is investing. The Company's net lease strategy involved investing mainly in office; industrial, retail and healthcare-related properties across the United States are net leased long term to corporate tenants. The Company might also invest in properties leased to tenants for whom it is
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