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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 0.10
SHO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SHO: 0.10 )
SHO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset 0.58
SHO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SHO: 0.58 )
SHO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.58

0.24
0.58
Interest Coverage 1.42
SHO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 671 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SHO: 1.42 )
SHO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.42

0.45
1.57
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.58
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.29
SHO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 40.93 vs. SHO: 13.29 )
SHO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.25   Max: 15.31
Current: 13.29

-12.25
15.31
Net-margin (%) 6.61
SHO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 32.79 vs. SHO: 6.61 )
SHO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -37.56   Max: 12.38
Current: 6.61

-37.56
12.38
ROE (%) 3.68
SHO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. SHO: 3.68 )
SHO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.21   Max: 11.79
Current: 3.68

-30.21
11.79
ROA (%) 2.02
SHO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 844 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SHO: 2.02 )
SHO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.14   Max: 4.33
Current: 2.02

-10.14
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.44
SHO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 750 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. SHO: 4.44 )
SHO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.02   Max: 5.9
Current: 4.44

-4.02
5.9
Revenue Growth (%) -4.00
SHO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SHO: -4.00 )
SHO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.6
Current: -4

0
4.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.60
SHO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 568 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SHO: 3.60 )
SHO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 75.7
Current: 3.6

0
75.7
EPS Growth (%) -73.20
SHO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 476 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SHO: -73.20 )
SHO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -10.3
Current: -73.2

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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SHO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 472,619 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,429 sh (New)
John Paulson 246,458 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 3,202,128 sh (-0.2%)
Ken Heebner 4,705,000 sh (-4.08%)
Michael Dell 760,200 sh (-31.01%)
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Q1 2014

SHO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 55,780 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,153,519 sh (+144.07%)
Ron Baron 3,316,128 sh (+3.56%)
John Paulson 246,458 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2014

SHO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 50,437 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 162,448 sh (New)
John Paulson 246,458 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,816,128 sh (-45.23%)
Jim Simons 329,419 sh (-71.44%)
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Q3 2014

SHO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 401,035 sh (+146.87%)
Ron Baron 1,871,128 sh (+3.03%)
John Paulson 246,458 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 96,219 sh (-70.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SHO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Add 146.87%0.4%$13.71 - $15.17 $ 16.0210%401035
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 New Buy0.26%$13.22 - $15.25 $ 16.0212%162448
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -45.23%0.09%$13.22 - $15.25 $ 16.0212%1816128
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.6%$12.46 - $14 $ 16.0220%0
Chris Davis 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$11.87 - $13.49 $ 16.0225%0
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Add 1187.32%0.15%$10.71 - $12.31 $ 16.0239%2334550
Chris Davis 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$10.71 - $12.31 $ 16.0239%311965
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Add 74.38%0.01%$9.34 - $10.97 $ 16.0256%181350
Ken Heebner 2012-09-30 Add 32.13%0.34%$9.69 - $11.7 $ 16.0252%5140000
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$9.69 - $11.7 $ 16.0252%104000
Arnold Schneider 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.81%$9.34 - $11.06 $ 16.0258%0
Chris Davis 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$9.34 - $11.06 $ 16.0258%0
Arnold Schneider 2012-03-31 Reduce -22.84%0.22%$8.06 - $10 $ 16.0285%1028614
Ken Heebner 2012-03-31 Add 14.75%0.11%$8.06 - $10 $ 16.0285%3890000
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Reduce -87.45%0.1%$8.06 - $10 $ 16.0285%246458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.06 - $10 $ 16.0285%0
Chris Davis 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$8.06 - $10 $ 16.0285%684942
Ken Heebner 2011-12-31 Add 142.14%0.39%$5.07 - $8.15 $ 16.02131%3390000
Arnold Schneider 2011-12-31 Add 13.88%0.12%$5.07 - $8.15 $ 16.02131%1333080
John Paulson 2011-12-31 Reduce -46.91%0.05%$5.07 - $8.15 $ 16.02131%1964461
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.01%$5.07 - $8.15 $ 16.02131%10640
Arnold Schneider 2011-09-30 Add 348.75%0.41%$5.14 - $10.03 $ 16.02125%1170580
Ken Heebner 2011-09-30 New Buy0.19%$5.14 - $10.03 $ 16.02125%1400000
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Preferred stocks of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SHOPRD0.007.65Sunstone Htl Invest --- 8 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -D-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 47.50
SHO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. SHO: 47.50 )
SHO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 146.25
Current: 47.5

2.16
146.25
P/B 1.50
SHO's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SHO: 1.50 )
SHO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.5

0.15
2.22
P/S 2.70
SHO's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. SHO: 2.70 )
SHO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.7

0.12
2.68
EV-to-EBIT 32.21
SHO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. SHO: 32.21 )
SHO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -113.4   Max: 99.1
Current: 32.21

-113.4
99.1
PEG 1.35
SHO's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHO: 1.35 )
SHO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 18.8
Current: 1.35

0.21
18.8
Current Ratio 1.04
SHO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SHO: 1.04 )
SHO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 4.29
Current: 1.04

0.44
4.29
Quick Ratio 1.04
SHO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SHO: 1.04 )
SHO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 4.28
Current: 1.04

0.44
4.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.30
SHO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. SHO: 1.30 )
SHO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 63.93
Current: 1.3

0.36
63.93
Dividend Payout 0.64
SHO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SHO: 0.64 )
SHO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 7.13
Current: 0.64

0.23
7.13
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
SHO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
91% of the 826 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. SHO: 1.30 )
SHO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 63.93
Current: 1.3

0.36
63.93
Share Buyback Rate -17.50
SHO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. SHO: -17.50 )
SHO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -29.7
Current: -17.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.51
SHO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SHO: 1.51 )
SHO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.51

0.19
2.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.95
SHO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHO: 5.95 )
SHO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2   Max: 5.27
Current: 5.95

2
5.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.73
SHO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SHO: 1.73 )
SHO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.73

0.09
1.62
Price/Graham Number 1.69
SHO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SHO: 1.69 )
SHO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.69

0.14
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
SHO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 817 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SHO: 3.10 )
SHO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 8
Current: 3.1

1
8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.57
SHO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Hotel & Motel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SHO: -1.57 )
SHO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -333.6   Max: -0.1
Current: -1.57

-333.6
-0.1

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Hotel & Motel
Compare:HST, HPT, LHO, RLJ, DRH » details
Traded in other countries:UF2.Germany
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc., was incorporated in Maryland on June 28, 2004. It is a real estate investment trust. The Company, through its 100% controlling interest in Sunstone Hotel Partnership, LLC, of which the Company is the sole managing member, and the subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership, including Sunstone Hotel TRS Lessee, Inc. and its subsidiaries, is currently engaged in acquiring, owning, asset managing and renovating hotel properties. As of December 31, 2013, it had interests in 29 hotels. The 29 hotels are comprised of 13,744 rooms, located in 12 states and in Washington, D.C. Currently, the Company operates in one segment, operations held for investment. The Company's main business is to acquire, own, asset manage and renovate full-service hotel properties in the United States. All but one (the Boston Park Plaza) of the 29 hotels are operated under nationally recognized brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Fairmont and Sheraton. Its portfolio consists of upper upscale hotels in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, its 29 hotels include two luxury hotels, 26 upper upscale hotels and one upscale hotel. The Company's hotels are operated by third-party managers pursuant to long-term management agreements with our TRS Lessee or its subsidiaries. As of December 31, 2013, its third-party managers included: subsidiaries of Marriott International, Inc. or Marriott Hotel Services, Inc., managers of 10 of the Company's 29 hotels; a subsidiary of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., manager of six of the Company's 29 hotels; Highgate Hotels L.P. and an affiliate, manager of four of the Company's 29 hotels; Davidson Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide and Hyatt Corporation, each a manager of two of the Company's 29 hotels; and Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Dimension Development Company and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (U.S.), each a manager of one of the Company's 29 hotels. In addition, the Company owns BuyEfficient, LLC, an electronic purchasing platform that allows members to procure food, operating supplies, furniture, fixtures and equipment. It competes with other hotels for guests in each of their markets. It also competes with institutional pension funds, private equity investors, other REITs and various local, regional and national owners, including franchisors. Its properties must comply with various laws and regulations, including Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the extent that such properties are 'public accommodations' as defined by the ADA.
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