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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
RAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 665 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. RAS: 0.02 )
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: 0.02
0
1.83
Equity to Asset 0.09
RAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 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 0.34
RAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. RAS: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RAS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.34
0.4
1.19
F-Score: 6
M-Score: -2.14
WACC vs ROIC
4.58%
1.72%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 11.77
RAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 50.36 vs. RAS: 11.77 )
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: 291.9
Current: 11.77
-185.94
291.9
Net-margin (%) 2.77
RAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.98 vs. RAS: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RAS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -216.48  Med: 30.18 Max: 289.29
Current: 2.77
-216.48
289.29
ROE (%) -6.15
RAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 699 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. RAS: -6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RAS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.33  Med: -31.85 Max: 11.65
Current: -6.15
-65.33
11.65
ROA (%) 0.26
RAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 703 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. RAS: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RAS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.59  Med: -3.83 Max: 3.67
Current: 0.26
-9.59
3.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
RAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. RAS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29  Med: -1.5 Max: 22.6
Current: 5.6
-29
22.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
RAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 435 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. RAS: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 5.3 Max: 18.6
Current: 8.5
-4.5
18.6
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with RAIT Financial Trust $RAS.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RAS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 1,429,291 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 160,545 sh (+78.29%)
Jim Simons 2,230,800 sh (+0.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,385 sh (-47.58%)
Arnold Schneider 35,181 sh (-78.43%)
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Q2 2016

RAS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 318,047 sh (+98.10%)
Jim Simons 2,549,100 sh (+14.27%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 27,286 sh (-0.36%)
Arnold Schneider 34,591 sh (-1.68%)
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Q3 2016

RAS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 483,547 sh (+52.04%)
Jim Simons 3,108,300 sh (+21.94%)
Arnold Schneider 34,591 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,286 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

RAS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Arnold Schneider 51,086 sh (+47.69%)
Jim Simons 3,651,700 sh (+17.48%)
Chuck Royce 494,547 sh (+2.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,286 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of RAIT Financial Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RASPRB23.778.818.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRC24.928.908.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRA22.588.587.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified    NAICS: 531210    SIC: 6798
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Traded in other countries:RA3A.Germany,
Rait Financial Trust through its subsidiaries invests in and manages a portfolio of real-estate related assets, including direct ownership of real estate properties, and provides a set of debt financing options to the real estate industry.

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.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 9.19
RAS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 252 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. RAS: 9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 75.40
RAS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
94% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. RAS: 75.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RAS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 11.13 Max: 75.4
Current: 75.4
1.28
75.4
P/B 0.96
RAS's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 736 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RAS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RAS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.96
0.02
1.99
P/S 0.87
RAS's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 725 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. RAS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RAS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.29 Max: 9.88
Current: 0.87
0.14
9.88
PFCF 3.57
RAS's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 338 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. RAS: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RAS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.92 Max: 28.82
Current: 3.57
0.29
28.82
POCF 2.67
RAS's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. RAS: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RAS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 10.04 Max: 65.91
Current: 2.67
0.29
65.91
EV-to-EBIT 57.96
RAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 667 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. RAS: 57.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.3  Med: 44.7 Max: 163.9
Current: 57.96
-58.3
163.9
EV-to-EBITDA 19.59
RAS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 688 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. RAS: 19.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -161.4  Med: 26.5 Max: 134.2
Current: 19.59
-161.4
134.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.55
RAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 907 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. RAS: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RAS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 9.2 Max: 226.23
Current: 9.55
0.9
226.23
Dividend Growth (3y) 36.10
RAS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 374 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. RAS: 36.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
RAS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.9 Max: 38
Current: 36.1
0
38
Forward Dividend Yield 9.55
RAS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 906 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. RAS: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.55
RAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 907 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. RAS: 9.55 )
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: 9.19 Max: 226.23
Current: 9.55
0.9
226.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.80
RAS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 408 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. RAS: -15.80 )
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: -54.5  Med: -26.5 Max: -5.3
Current: -15.8
-54.5
-5.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.03
RAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 724 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. RAS: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RAS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.03
0.09
2.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
RAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 591 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. RAS: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RAS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.43 Max: 7.05
Current: 0.67
0.47
7.05
Price/Graham Number 1.86
RAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. RAS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RAS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.86
0.11
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.70
RAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 731 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. RAS: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2 Max: 6.8
Current: 1.7
0.6
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 187.76
RAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 378 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. RAS: 187.76 )
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: -49  Med: 7.7 Max: 184.8
Current: 187.76
-49
184.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $386.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.33
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float1.92%
52-Week Range $2.23 - 3.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.18

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.47 0.41
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.47 0.41
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.36 0.36
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