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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 633 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. SSS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.60
SSS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SSS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.6
0.41
0.95
Interest Coverage 4.11
SSS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. SSS: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.36
Current: 4.11
1.39
3.36
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.82
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
5.01%
7.45%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 40.14
SSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 665 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 48.29 vs. SSS: 40.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.23  Med: 36.69 Max: 40.63
Current: 40.14
32.23
40.63
Net-margin (%) 31.14
SSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 38.29 vs. SSS: 31.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.43  Med: 22.07 Max: 27.15
Current: 31.14
10.43
27.15
ROE (%) 9.82
SSS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 672 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. SSS: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 7.34 Max: 9.59
Current: 9.82
3.51
9.59
ROA (%) 5.53
SSS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 678 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SSS: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.72 Max: 5.18
Current: 5.53
1.66
5.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.60
SSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 557 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. SSS: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 6.69 Max: 7.71
Current: 7.6
5.5
7.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
SSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 471 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SSS: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 4.50 Max: 47
Current: 10.7
-10.1
47
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.70
SSS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 427 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SSS: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.10 Max: 32.9
Current: 12.7
0
32.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 41.10
SSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 358 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SSS: 41.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: -2.40 Max: 41.1
Current: 41.1
-25.2
41.1
» SSS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SSS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 879,657 sh (+6.23%)
Jim Simons 1,347,200 sh (+5.15%)
Scott Black 96,873 sh (+4.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 107,493 sh (+0.32%)
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Q3 2015

SSS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Heebner 245,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,421,500 sh (+5.52%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Ken Fisher 853,902 sh (-2.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 87,612 sh (-18.50%)
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Q4 2015

SSS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,476,900 sh (+3.90%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ken Fisher 853,696 sh (-0.02%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 86,860 sh (-0.86%)
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Q1 2016

SSS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Heebner 195,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 323,257 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,549,800 sh (+4.94%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 86,527 sh (-0.38%)
Ken Fisher 844,929 sh (-1.03%)
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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Industrial
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Sovran Self Storage Inc together with its subsidiaries operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that acquires, owns and manages self-storage properties.

Sovran Self Storage Inc was incorporated on April 19, 1995 under Maryland law. The Company began operations after completing its IPO in June 1995. The Company is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that acquires, owns and manages self-storage properties. The Company operates with the brand name of Uncle Bob's Self-Storage. At December 31, 2013, it held ownership interests in leased and or managed 478 properties consisting of approximately 32.4 million net rentable square feet, situated in 25 states. The Company is subject to federal, state, and local environmental regulations that apply generally to the ownership of real property.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 33.10
SSS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 610 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. SSS: 33.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 31.03 Max: 52.32
Current: 33.1
10.36
52.32
PE(NRI) 33.10
SSS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. SSS: 33.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 32.42 Max: 53.73
Current: 33.1
11.4
53.73
P/B 2.89
SSS's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 707 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SSS: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.28 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.89
0.76
3.44
P/S 10.27
SSS's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. SSS: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 6.03 Max: 11.21
Current: 10.27
1.91
11.21
POCF 20.13
SSS's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 588 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. SSS: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 15.43 Max: 21.97
Current: 20.13
4.82
21.97
EV-to-EBIT 32.81
SSS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 20.14 vs. SSS: 32.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 24.10 Max: 34.7
Current: 32.81
12.3
34.7
EV-to-EBITDA 23.61
SSS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 641 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 15.93 vs. SSS: 23.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 16.80 Max: 25
Current: 23.61
8.3
25
PEG 5.81
SSS's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 205 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SSS: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SSS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 6.08 Max: 477
Current: 5.81
0.81
477
Shiller P/E 52.34
SSS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 184 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 25.17 vs. SSS: 52.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.77  Med: 27.30 Max: 57.1
Current: 52.34
8.77
57.1
Current Ratio 0.24
SSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 627 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SSS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.24
0.02
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.24
SSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 627 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SSS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.24
0.02
1.58
Days Sales Outstanding 4.03
SSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 18.26 vs. SSS: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 5.32 Max: 6.83
Current: 4.03
4.34
6.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.35
SSS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 848 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. SSS: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 4.38 Max: 14.91
Current: 3.35
2.34
14.91
Dividend Payout 1.02
SSS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SSS: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.28 Max: 3
Current: 1.02
0.86
3
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.80
SSS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SSS: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 1.50 Max: 28.6
Current: 14.8
-14.6
28.6
Forward Dividend Yield 3.59
SSS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 848 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. SSS: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.14
SSS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 848 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. SSS: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 8.05 Max: 27.35
Current: 6.14
4.29
27.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.60
SSS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 409 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. SSS: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: -7.80 Max: 0.5
Current: -5.6
-17.8
0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
SSS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 692 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SSS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.28
Current: 2.9
0.8
3.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.71
SSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 580 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SSS: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.71
0.37
1.88
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.76
SSS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 127 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SSS: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SSS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.00 Max: 6.88
Current: 2.76
0.52
6.88
Price/Graham Number 2.06
SSS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
83% of the 557 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SSS: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SSS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.27
Current: 2.06
0.58
2.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.00
SSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 686 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SSS: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 4.20 Max: 8.2
Current: 3
2.9
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.54
SSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. SSS: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: -1.60 Max: 28.9
Current: 7.54
-10.2
28.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $380.3
EPS (TTM) $ 3.24
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float2.97%
52-Week Range $85.69 - 118.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.44
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