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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 2.92
PSA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. PSA: 2.92 )
PSA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 9999
Current: 2.92

0.02
9999
Equity to Asset 0.97
PSA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 981 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PSA: 0.97 )
PSA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.97

0.73
0.97
Interest Coverage 157.52
PSA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. PSA: 157.52 )
PSA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 519.09
Current: 157.52

3.93
519.09
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 59.96
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
4.99%
11.40%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 48.65
PSA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 985 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 44.32 vs. PSA: 48.65 )
PSA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 48.65
Current: 48.65

3.2
48.65
Net-margin (%) 52.12
PSA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 986 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 36.50 vs. PSA: 52.12 )
PSA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 22.74   Max: 54.36
Current: 52.12

22.74
54.36
ROE (%) 12.49
PSA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 992 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. PSA: 12.49 )
PSA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.82   Max: 12.52
Current: 12.49

4.82
12.52
ROA (%) 11.69
PSA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 999 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. PSA: 11.69 )
PSA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.75   Max: 11.62
Current: 11.69

3.75
11.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.89
PSA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 882 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. PSA: 12.89 )
PSA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 18.58
Current: 12.89

0.66
18.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
PSA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 757 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PSA: 8.00 )
PSA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 12.7
Current: 8

-3.7
12.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
PSA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PSA: 9.00 )
PSA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.6
Current: 9

0
10.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.10
PSA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 578 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PSA: 17.10 )
PSA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49.9   Max: 119.9
Current: 17.1

-49.9
119.9
» PSA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PSA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 39,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 57,800 sh (+3.96%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,493 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 49,425 sh (-5.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 29,100 sh (-6.73%)
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Q3 2014

PSA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 2,353 sh (New)
Jim Simons 159,234 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 43,200 sh (+48.45%)
Pioneer Investments 57,905 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 2,493 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 48,650 sh (-1.57%)
Ray Dalio 4,527 sh (-88.45%)
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Q4 2014

PSA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chris Davis 90,917 sh (New)
Jim Simons 313,234 sh (+96.71%)
Ray Dalio 6,627 sh (+46.39%)
Pioneer Investments 59,154 sh (+2.16%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 48,650 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 2,493 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 37,200 sh (-13.89%)
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Q1 2015

PSA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,504 sh (-8.52%)
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Preferred stocks of Public Storage

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PSAPRX18.635.37
PSAPRS25.835.75
PSAPROCL0.006.86Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 7/8 % Cum Pfd Shs of Benef Int Series -O-
PSAPRV24.435.49DR
PSAPRQ26.116.226 1/2 % Cum Pfd Shs of Benef Interest Ser -Q-
PSAPRP25.656.346.5% Cum Pfd Shs of Benef Interest Series -P-
PSAPRW23.475.34
PSAPRR25.986.14
PSAPRT25.505.67
PSAPRU25.315.57Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5 6/8 % Cum Pfd Shs of Ben Int Ser U
PSAPRY24.736.18Shs Repr 6 3/8 % 1/1000th Cum Pfd Shs of Benef Int Class Y
PSAPRZ26.031.87Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 % Cum Pfd Shs Series -Z-
PSAPRA24.920.00Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Cum Pfd Shs Series -A-

Top Ranked Articles about Public Storage

Chris Davis' Top 5 New Buys in Q4
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.90
PSA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 33.20 vs. PSA: 36.90 )
PSA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.2   Max: 19836
Current: 36.9

13.2
19836
Forward P/E 32.57
PSA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 46.73 vs. PSA: 32.57 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 36.90
PSA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 34.70 vs. PSA: 36.90 )
PSA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.05   Max: 4959
Current: 36.9

13.05
4959
P/B 6.50
PSA's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PSA: 6.50 )
PSA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 6.85
Current: 6.5

1.54
6.85
P/S 15.30
PSA's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. PSA: 15.30 )
PSA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.94   Max: 16.11
Current: 15.3

4.94
16.11
PFCF 34.70
PSA's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSA: 34.70 )
PSA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 272.58
Current: 34.7

7.9
272.58
POCF 20.88
PSA's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. PSA: 20.88 )
PSA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 22.06
Current: 20.88

7.5
22.06
EV-to-EBIT 35.28
PSA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 36.93 vs. PSA: 35.28 )
PSA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.4   Max: 77.7
Current: 35.28

16.4
77.7
PEG 5.35
PSA's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSA: 5.35 )
PSA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 288.48
Current: 5.35

0.97
288.48
Shiller P/E 48.80
PSA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSA: 48.80 )
PSA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.5   Max: 55.53
Current: 48.8

21.5
55.53
Current Ratio 0.76
PSA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. PSA: 0.76 )
PSA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.21
Current: 0.76

0.09
3.21
Quick Ratio 0.76
PSA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. PSA: 0.76 )
PSA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.21
Current: 0.76

0.09
3.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
PSA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
74% of the 997 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. PSA: 2.90 )
PSA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 4.51
Current: 2.9

1.78
4.51
Dividend Payout 1.07
PSA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PSA: 1.07 )
PSA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.06
Current: 1.07

0.53
6.06
Dividend growth (3y) 15.30
PSA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 622 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PSA: 15.30 )
PSA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.9
Current: 15.3

0
26.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.28
PSA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. PSA: 7.28 )
PSA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 11.32
Current: 7.28

4.47
11.32
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
PSA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. PSA: -0.50 )
PSA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -40.6
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.79
PSA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PSA: 6.79 )
PSA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6
Current: 6.79

0.6
6
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.89
PSA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSA: 1.89 )
PSA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.89

0.68
1.8
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
PSA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PSA: 1.58 )
PSA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.58

0.47
1.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.57
PSA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSA: 5.57 )
PSA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 9.73
Current: 5.57

0.49
9.73
Price/Graham Number 2.16
PSA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PSA: 2.16 )
PSA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.16

0.6
2.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.80
PSA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 969 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PSA: 2.80 )
PSA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 6.1
Current: 2.8

1.3
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.30
PSA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 569 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.01 vs. PSA: 9.30 )
PSA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 37.3
Current: 9.3

4.7
37.3

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Industrial
Compare:EGP, EXR, CUBE, FR, PCH » details
Traded in other countries:PUP.Germany,
Public Storage was organized in 1980 as Storage equities, Inc., and since June 1, 2007, Company reorganized into Public Storage, a Maryland real estate investment trust. The Company's principal business activities include the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities which offer storage spaces for lease, generally on a month-to-month basis, for personal and business use. The Company owns and operates self-storage facilities in the United States and also has an equity interest in Shurgard Europe, a private company and an equity interest in PS Business Parks, Inc. whose business activities include the ownership and operations of commercial properties. The Company operates in three reportable segments; Domestic Self-Storage, Europe Self-Storage and Commercial. The Domestic Self-Storage segment, at December 31, 2013, includes the Company's direct and indirect equity interests in 2,200 self-storage facilities located in approximately 38 states within the U.S. operating under the "Public Storage" brand name. The European Self-Storage segment comprises interest in Shurgard Europe, it includes Company's equity share of Shurgard Europe's operations, the interest and other income received from Shurgard Europe, and foreign currency exchange gains and losses that are attributable to Shurgard Europe. The Commercial segment comprises of investment in PSB, a publicly-traded REIT, it includes Company's direct interest in certain commercial facilities, substantially all of which are managed by PSB. The Company also reinsures policies against losses to goods stored by customers in its self-storage facilities, sell merchandise at its self-storage facilities and manage self-storage facilities owned by third-party owners. The Company faces competition from other nearby self-storage facilities that use the same marketing channels and offer the same service as it does. It also competes with institutions and other investors. The Company's business is subject to regulation under a variety of U.S. federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies including those imposed by the SEC.
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