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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 0.21
RYL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. RYL: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RYL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.29 Max: 3.09
Current: 0.21
0.03
3.09
Equity to Asset 0.39
RYL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RYL: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RYL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.39
0.19
0.45
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.18
M-Score: -1.85
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.11
RYL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. RYL: 11.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RYL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.34  Med: 0.59 Max: 15.15
Current: 11.11
-21.34
15.15
Net-margin (%) 6.96
RYL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. RYL: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RYL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.07  Med: -1.31 Max: 17.71
Current: 6.96
-20.07
17.71
ROE (%) 17.64
RYL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. RYL: 17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RYL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.87  Med: -1.11 Max: 53.71
Current: 17.64
-42.87
53.71
ROA (%) 6.42
RYL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. RYL: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RYL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.97  Med: -0.42 Max: 16.09
Current: 6.42
-17.97
16.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.25
RYL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. RYL: 17.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RYL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.3  Med: 2.83 Max: 46.5
Current: 17.25
-34.3
46.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.90
RYL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. RYL: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RYL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.2  Med: 15.70 Max: 30.9
Current: 30.9
-34.2
30.9
» RYL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

RYL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Scott Black 14,450 sh (New)
Jim Simons 22,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,314 sh (+105.51%)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 440,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,267,283 sh (-1.46%)
David Tepper 735,809 sh (-17.34%)
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Q2 2015

RYL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Eric Mindich 286,000 sh (New)
Scott Black 176,026 sh (+1118.17%)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 440,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 735,809 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,249,518 sh (-0.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,125 sh (-57.72%)
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Q3 2015

RYL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

David Dreman 413 sh (New)
Scott Black 193,850 sh (+10.13%)
Ken Heebner 440,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,227,105 sh (-1.00%)
David Tepper 595,842 sh (-19.02%)
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Q4 2015

RYL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.30
RYL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. RYL: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RYL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 9.48 Max: 127.43
Current: 12.3
3.81
127.43
Forward P/E 9.43
RYL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. RYL: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.50
RYL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
57% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. RYL: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RYL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 9.72 Max: 2681
Current: 12.5
3.8
2681
P/B 1.64
RYL's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. RYL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RYL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.23
Current: 1.64
0.62
4.23
P/S 0.87
RYL's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. RYL: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RYL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.87
0.21
1.86
EV-to-EBIT 10.02
RYL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. RYL: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RYL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 6385.6
Current: 10.02
-87.1
6385.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.31
RYL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. RYL: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RYL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 9.31
Current: 9.31
0
9.31
Shiller P/E 313.24
RYL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.92 vs. RYL: 313.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RYL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 12.67 Max: 359.62
Current: 313.24
4.45
359.62
Current Ratio 4.76
RYL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RYL: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RYL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.97 Max: 7.57
Current: 4.76
1.3
7.57
Quick Ratio 0.58
RYL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. RYL: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RYL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.55 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.58
0.07
3.63
Days Inventory 357.73
RYL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 81.38 vs. RYL: 357.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RYL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 236.48  Med: 284.14 Max: 400.38
Current: 357.73
236.48
400.38
Days Payable 36.45
RYL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 41.31 vs. RYL: 36.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RYL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 36.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.29
RYL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. RYL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RYL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.64 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.29
0.24
4.2
Dividend Payout 0.04
RYL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. RYL: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
RYL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 4.75
Current: 0.04
0.01
4.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.29
RYL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
96% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. RYL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RYL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.64 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.29
0.24
4.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.50
RYL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. RYL: -9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RYL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: 1.80 Max: 5.8
Current: -9.5
-9.5
5.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.59
RYL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. RYL: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
RYL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.64 Max: 23.94
Current: 2.59
1.13
23.94
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
RYL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. RYL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RYL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.64
0.63
3.52
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
RYL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. RYL: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RYL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.16
0.17
2.07
Price/Graham Number 0.86
RYL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. RYL: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RYL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.77 Max: 3.69
Current: 0.86
0.33
3.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.00
RYL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RYL: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RYL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 7.90 Max: 26.3
Current: 10
0.9
26.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.56
RYL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. RYL: -8.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RYL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 17.25 Max: 42.3
Current: -8.56
-9.7
42.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2719
EPS $ 3.31
Short Percentage of Float16.24%
52-Week Range $30.33 - 49.66
Shares Outstanding(Mil)46.85

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,726 3,240 3,787
EPS($) 3.53 4.33 5.25
EPS without NRI($) 3.53 4.33 5.25

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
Compare:MDC, TOL, DWAHY, DITFY, MTH » details
Traded in other countries:RYG.Germany,
Ryland Group Inc is a Maryland corporation, which was founded in 1967. It is a homebuilder and a mortgage-finance company. The Company consists of six operating business segments namely four geographically determined homebuilding regions; financial services; and corporate. The Company's homebuilding operations consist of four regional reporting segments namely North, Southeast, Texas and West. The homebuilding segments specialize in the sale and construction of single-family attached and detached housing. Its operations in each of its homebuilding markets might differ due to a number of market-specific factors. These factors include regional economic conditions and job growth; land availability and local land development; consumer preferences; competition from other homebuilders; and home resale activity. The Company's financial services segment includes RMC, RH Insurance Company, Inc. or RHIC, LPS Holdings Corporation and its subsidiaries and Columbia National Risk Retention Group, Inc. or CNRRG. Corporate is a non-operating business segment whose purpose is to support operations. Corporate is responsible for establishing operational policies and internal control standards; implementing strategic initiatives; and monitoring compliance with policies and controls throughout the Company's operations. Corporate acts as an internal source of capital and provides financial, human resource, information technology, insurance, legal, marketing, national purchasing and tax compliance services. In addition, it performs administrative functions associated with a publicly traded entity. Ryland Insurance Services or RIS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RMC, provides insurance services to the Company's homebuyers. As single-family on-site homebuilders in the United States, it operates in 17 states. The Company's homebuilding segments are subject to a number of local, state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning zoning, building design, construction, stormwater permitting and discharge and similar matters, as well as open space, wetlands and environmentally protected areas.
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