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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
RAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 594 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. RAS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RAS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.03
0
1.83
Equity to Asset 0.09
RAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 627 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. RAS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RAS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.74
Interest Coverage 1.32
RAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 537 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. RAS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RAS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.69 Max: 5.8
Current: 1.32
0.4
5.8
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
4.37%
4.53%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 36.38
RAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.29 vs. RAS: 36.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RAS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -185.94  Med: 25.13 Max: 207.9
Current: 36.38
-185.94
207.9
Net-margin (%) -56.19
RAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 633 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.26 vs. RAS: -56.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RAS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -216.48  Med: -64.39 Max: 144.24
Current: -56.19
-216.48
144.24
ROE (%) -58.97
RAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. RAS: -58.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RAS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.33  Med: -31.85 Max: 11.81
Current: -58.97
-65.33
11.81
ROA (%) -5.80
RAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 642 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. RAS: -5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RAS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.59  Med: -3.83 Max: 8.9
Current: -5.8
-9.59
8.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
RAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 425 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RAS: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29  Med: -6.15 Max: 18.8
Current: -12.6
-29
18.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.50
RAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 379 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RAS: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 2.05 Max: 14.9
Current: -10.5
-23.2
14.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 42.60
RAS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 321 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. RAS: 42.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.9  Med: -0.30 Max: 42.6
Current: 42.6
-59.9
42.6
» RAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-25)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

RAS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,641 sh (+39.21%)
David Dreman 1,056,083 sh (+6.14%)
Jim Simons 217,699 sh (+3.91%)
Chuck Royce 765,001 sh (-4.91%)
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Q1 2015

RAS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 506,200 sh (+132.52%)
David Dreman 1,144,480 sh (+8.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 684,545 sh (-10.52%)
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Q2 2015

RAS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,040,700 sh (+105.59%)
David Dreman 1,255,751 sh (+9.72%)
Chuck Royce 284,545 sh (-58.43%)
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Q3 2015

RAS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 27,021 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,624,200 sh (+56.07%)
David Dreman 1,427,332 sh (+13.66%)
Chuck Royce 230,045 sh (-19.15%)
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Preferred stocks of Rait Financial Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RASPRB17.2612.138.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRC18.0912.278.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRA16.5711.697.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 13.42
RAS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. RAS: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.50
RAS's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. RAS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RAS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.5
0.02
1.99
P/S 0.49
RAS's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. RAS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RAS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.72 Max: 10.28
Current: 0.49
0.14
10.28
POCF 1.80
RAS's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.92 vs. RAS: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RAS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 10.39 Max: 836
Current: 1.8
0.29
836
EV-to-EBIT 26.03
RAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.44 vs. RAS: 26.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.5  Med: 33.30 Max: 341.8
Current: 26.03
-121.5
341.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.44
RAS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. RAS: 17.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -161.4  Med: 23.70 Max: 153.7
Current: 17.44
-161.4
153.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 28.38
RAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 820 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. RAS: 28.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RAS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 9.08 Max: 226.23
Current: 28.38
0.9
226.23
Dividend Growth (3y) 38.00
RAS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 330 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. RAS: 38.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
RAS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.25 Max: 38
Current: 38
0
38
Forward Dividend Yield 52.70
RAS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. RAS: 52.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 28.38
RAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 vs. RAS: 28.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RAS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 9.07 Max: 226.23
Current: 28.38
0.9
226.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -28.30
RAS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 396 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. RAS: -28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RAS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.9  Med: -30.55 Max: -11.8
Current: -28.3
-49.9
-11.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
RAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RAS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RAS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.56
0.09
2.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.28
RAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. RAS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RAS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.86 Max: 5.49
Current: 0.28
0.35
5.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.80
RAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 609 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. RAS: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.00 Max: 8.2
Current: 3.8
0.3
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -61.41
RAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 318 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. RAS: -61.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RAS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.8  Med: 9.20 Max: 184.8
Current: -61.41
-57.8
184.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $386
EPS $ -3.05
Beta1.35
Short Percentage of Float7.01%
52-Week Range $1.94 - 7.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil)91.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 319 369 407
EPS($) -0.14 -0.16 -0.33
EPS without NRI($) -0.14 -0.16 -0.33

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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:RA3A.Germany,
Rait Financial Trust is a self-managed and self-advised Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, which was formed in August 1997 and commenced operations in January 1998. The Company manages a portfolio of real estate related assets, provides a set of debt financing options to the real estate industry and invests in real estate related assets. It is self-managed and self-advised Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT. Its current portfolio of investments consists of the following asset classes: commercial mortgages, mezzanine loans, conduit loans, other loans and preferred equity interests; investment in real estate interests in entities that own real estate; and investments in debt securities issued by real estate companies, including trust preferred securities, or TruPS, and subordinated debentures, mortgage-backed securities, including commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, unsecured REIT notes and other real estate-related debt. The Company finances a portion of its investments through borrowing and securitization strategies seeking to match the maturities and re-pricing dates of its financings with the maturities and terms of those investments, and to mitigate interest rate risk through derivative instruments. The Company is subject to competition in all aspects of its business. Existing industry participants and potential new entrants compete with it for the available supply of investments suitable for origination or acquisition, as well as for debt and equity capital. It compete with many third parties engaged in real estate finance and investment activities, including other REITs, specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, lenders, governmental bodies and other entities.
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