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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
PPSPRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. PPSPRA: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PPSPRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.01
0
0.18
Equity-to-Asset 0.51
PPSPRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 684 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PPSPRA: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PPSPRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.51
0.42
0.56
Interest Coverage 3.71
PPSPRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. PPSPRA: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PPSPRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.38 Max: 3.71
Current: 3.71
0.42
3.71
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.19
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
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 % 27.75
PPSPRA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 692 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 49.17 vs. PPSPRA: 27.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PPSPRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.75  Med: 24.47 Max: 29.04
Current: 27.75
-16.75
29.04
Net Margin % 20.30
PPSPRA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 39.81 vs. PPSPRA: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PPSPRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.07  Med: 23.21 Max: 64.44
Current: 20.3
-3.07
64.44
ROE % 6.32
PPSPRA's ROE % is ranked higher than
50% of the 696 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 vs. PPSPRA: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PPSPRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.59  Med: 6.75 Max: 17.34
Current: 6.32
-1.59
17.34
ROA % 3.53
PPSPRA's ROA % is ranked higher than
54% of the 700 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. PPSPRA: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PPSPRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 3.63 Max: 9.17
Current: 3.53
-0.38
9.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.96
PPSPRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 585 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. PPSPRA: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PPSPRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.25  Med: 3.69 Max: 12.72
Current: 4.96
-2.25
12.72
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.00
PPSPRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PPSPRA: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PPSPRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.5
Current: 5
0
5.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.60
PPSPRA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 457 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PPSPRA: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PPSPRA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 94.4
Current: -1.6
0
94.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.90
PPSPRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 404 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PPSPRA: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PPSPRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.1  Med: 7.4 Max: 177.5
Current: -0.9
-51.1
177.5
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Preferred stocks of Post Properties Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PPSPRA67.006.348 1/2% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential  
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Traded in other countries:POB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Post Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust, which develops, owns and manages upscale multi-family apartment communities in selected markets in the United States.

Post Properties Inc is a Georgia corporation, which was incorporated on January 25, 1984, and is the successor by merger to the original Post Properties, Inc., a Georgia corporation, which was formed in 1971. It is a self-administrated and self-managed equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company and its subsidiaries develop, own and manage upscale multi-family apartment communities in selected markets in the United States. The operating divisions of the Company include Post Apartment Management, Post Investment Group and Post Corporate Services. Post Apartment Management is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Post(r) communities including community leasing, property management, personnel recruiting, training and development, maintenance and security. Post Apartment Management also conducts short-term corporate apartment leasing activities. It is responsible for all development, acquisition, rehabilitation, disposition, for-sale and asset management activities of the Company. For development, this includes site selection, zoning and regulatory approvals, project design and construction management. This division is also responsible for apartment community acquisitions as well as property dispositions and strategic joint ventures that the Company undertakes as part of its investment plan. Post Corporate Services provides executive direction and control to the Company's other divisions and subsidiaries and has responsibility for the creation and implementation of all Company financing, capital and risk management strategies. All accounting, management reporting, compliance, information systems, human resources, legal, risk management and insurance services required by the Company and all of its affiliates are centralized in Post Corporate Services. The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is the general partner and owns a majority interest in the Operating Partnership which, through its subsidiaries, conducts all of the on-going operations of the Company. At December 31, 2009, approximately 35.4%, 23.1%, 11.2% and 10.8% (on a unit basis) of the Company's communities were located in the Atlanta, Georgia, Dallas, Texas, the greater Washington, D.C. and Tampa, Florida metropolitan areas, respectively. At December 31, 2009, 19,863 apartment units in 55 apartment communities, including 1,747 apartment units in five communities held in unconsolidated entities and 1,428 apartment units in four communities currently under construction and/or in lease-up. The Company is also developing and selling 277 luxury for-sale condominium homes in two communities (including 129 units in one community held in an unconsolidated entity) and is completing the sell out of units in one condominium community through a taxable REIT subsidiary. The Company competes for residents in its apartment communities based on its high level of resident service, the quality of its apartment communities and the desirability of its locati

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 45.47
PPSPRA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.89 vs. PPSPRA: 45.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.52  Med: 30.45 Max: 260.2
Current: 45.47
7.52
260.2
PE Ratio without NRI 45.47
PPSPRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
85% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. PPSPRA: 45.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PPSPRA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.46  Med: 37.42 Max: 874.5
Current: 45.47
13.46
874.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 45.92
PPSPRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
82% of the 288 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. PPSPRA: 45.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PPSPRA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.72  Med: 40.33 Max: 189.78
Current: 45.92
11.72
189.78
PB Ratio 2.92
PPSPRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 685 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PPSPRA: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.18 Max: 3.04
Current: 2.92
0.43
3.04
PS Ratio 8.79
PPSPRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PPSPRA: 8.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 7.37 Max: 32.63
Current: 8.79
1.5
32.63
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 125.52
PPSPRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. PPSPRA: 125.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PPSPRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.63  Med: 117.37 Max: 427.02
Current: 125.52
47.63
427.02
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.70
PPSPRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. PPSPRA: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PPSPRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.16  Med: 18.59 Max: 27.08
Current: 17.7
5.16
27.08
EV-to-EBIT 40.04
PPSPRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 892 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 21.84 vs. PPSPRA: 40.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPSPRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.1  Med: 31.1 Max: 219.1
Current: 40.04
-87.1
219.1
EV-to-EBITDA 21.83
PPSPRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 904 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. PPSPRA: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPSPRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 20.5 Max: 347.4
Current: 21.83
9.7
347.4
PEG Ratio 3.55
PPSPRA's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 240 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. PPSPRA: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.98 Max: 7.43
Current: 3.55
0.23
7.43
Shiller PE Ratio 43.06
PPSPRA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 198 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 24.18 vs. PPSPRA: 43.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 34.24 Max: 52.04
Current: 43.06
5.27
52.04
Current Ratio 0.06
PPSPRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. PPSPRA: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.06
0.06
1.53
Quick Ratio 0.06
PPSPRA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. PPSPRA: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.06
0.06
1.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.34
PPSPRA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 918 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. PPSPRA: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PPSPRA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.84 Max: 16.08
Current: 6.34
1.72
16.08
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.00
PPSPRA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 392 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PPSPRA: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PPSPRA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 5 Max: 41
Current: 21
-23.7
41
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.34
PPSPRA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. PPSPRA: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 14.81
PPSPRA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
59% of the 920 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. PPSPRA: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PPSPRA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.02  Med: 6.64 Max: 37.57
Current: 14.81
4.02
37.57
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.30
PPSPRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 425 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. PPSPRA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PPSPRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.5  Med: -3.65 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.3
-40.5
1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.50
PPSPRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 914 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. PPSPRA: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PPSPRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.85 Max: 7.9
Current: 2.5
0.5
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.76
PPSPRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 385 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. PPSPRA: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PPSPRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 0.4 Max: 62.7
Current: 6.76
-19.3
62.7

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52-Week Range $60.00 - 72.00

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