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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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Cash to Debt 0.04
RAS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. RAS: 0.04 )
RAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.04

0
0.22
Equity to Asset 0.20
RAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. RAS: 0.20 )
RAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.2

0.05
0.74
Interest Coverage 0.87
RAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 509 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. RAS: 0.87 )
RAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 6.76
Current: 0.87

0.4
6.76
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.75
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 30.22
RAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.09 vs. RAS: 30.22 )
RAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -185.94   Max: 207.9
Current: 30.22

-185.94
207.9
Net-margin (%) -140.56
RAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. RAS: -140.56 )
RAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -216.48   Max: 144.24
Current: -140.56

-216.48
144.24
ROE (%) -47.44
RAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. RAS: -47.44 )
RAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -63.45   Max: 15.67
Current: -47.44

-63.45
15.67
ROA (%) -9.43
RAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. RAS: -9.43 )
RAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.81   Max: 9.91
Current: -9.43

-13.81
9.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.11
RAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. RAS: 6.11 )
RAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -283.98   Max: 13000
Current: 6.11

-283.98
13000
Revenue Growth (%) -27.60
RAS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. RAS: -27.60 )
RAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.4   Max: 18.8
Current: -27.6

-28.4
18.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -24.10
RAS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 449 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. RAS: -24.10 )
RAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 14.9
Current: -24.1

-24.1
14.9
» RAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

RAS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 24,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 762,799 sh (+1499.19%)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Chuck Royce 719,102 sh (-1.78%)
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Q2 2013

RAS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 779,699 sh (+2.22%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 642,002 sh (-10.72%)
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Q3 2013

RAS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 784,502 sh (+22.2%)
Jim Simons 575,599 sh (-26.18%)
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Q4 2013

RAS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,178 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 13,742 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 865,002 sh (+10.26%)
Jim Simons 315,699 sh (-45.15%)
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Preferred stocks of Rait Financial Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RASPRB0.008.378.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRC0.008.768.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest
RASPRA0.008.207.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest

Ratios

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P/B 0.90
RAS's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 555 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. RAS: 0.90 )
RAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.99
Current: 0.9

0.02
1.99
P/S 2.73
RAS's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. RAS: 2.73 )
RAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 10.28
Current: 2.73

0.14
10.28
EV-to-EBIT 45.50
RAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 599 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.39 vs. RAS: 45.50 )
RAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.7   Max: 292
Current: 45.5

11.7
292

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.47
RAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. RAS: 7.47 )
RAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 226.23
Current: 7.47

0.9
226.23
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.40
RAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RAS: 7.40 )
RAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 226.23
Current: 7.4

0.9
226.23
Share Buyback Rate -32.10
RAS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 478 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. RAS: -32.10 )
RAS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -11.8   Max: -49.9
Current: -32.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
RAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RAS: 1.00 )
RAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.33
Current: 1

0.13
2.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
RAS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 313 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RAS: 0.80 )
RAS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.8

0.06
1.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
RAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 562 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RAS: 1.20 )
RAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.2

0.37
4.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
RAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. RAS: 2.20 )
RAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 8.5
Current: 2.2

0.3
8.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.29
RAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 450 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. RAS: 14.29 )
RAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 168.9
Current: 14.29

7.6
168.9

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
Compare:ARI, NLY, VNO, IVR, WSR » details
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, other loans and preferred equity interests; investment in real estate interests in entities that own real estate; residential mortgages and loans; trust preferred securities, or TruPS, and subordinated debentures; and mortgage-backed securities, including residential mortgage-backed securities, or RMBS, commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, unsecured REIT notes and other real estate related debt. As of December 31, 2012, it had $3.6 billion of assets under management. 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 re-pricing dates 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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