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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
90% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SSS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.55
SSS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SSS: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.55
0.41
0.96
Interest Coverage 3.36
SSS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. SSS: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.58 Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.36
1.39
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.40
M-Score: -2.43
WACC vs ROIC
4.84%
7.29%
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 (%) 38.02
SSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. SSS: 38.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 32.32  Med: 37.53 Max: 52.54
Current: 38.02
32.32
52.54
Net-margin (%) 29.53
SSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. SSS: 29.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.43  Med: 26.07 Max: 51.54
Current: 29.53
10.43
51.54
ROE (%) 10.12
SSS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. SSS: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.51  Med: 7.95 Max: 9.59
Current: 10.12
3.51
9.59
ROA (%) 5.44
SSS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SSS: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 4.34 Max: 8.22
Current: 5.44
1.66
8.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.75
SSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. SSS: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.52  Med: 7.10 Max: 16.36
Current: 7.75
5.52
16.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
SSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SSS: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1  Med: 4.50 Max: 46.9
Current: 10.3
-10.1
46.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
SSS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 376 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SSS: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 12.4
Current: 12.4
0
12.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 39.70
SSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 316 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SSS: 39.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.2  Med: -2.40 Max: 39.7
Current: 39.7
-25.2
39.7
» SSS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SSS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,058,500 sh (+6.83%)
Scott Black 99,209 sh (+0.10%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ken Fisher 838,152 sh (-0.40%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 114,199 sh (-19.82%)
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Q4 2014

SSS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,174,700 sh (+10.98%)
Ken Fisher 839,207 sh (+0.13%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 114,199 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 96,422 sh (-2.81%)
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Q1 2015

SSS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,281,200 sh (+9.07%)
Ken Fisher 828,077 sh (-1.33%)
Scott Black 92,643 sh (-3.92%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 107,151 sh (-6.17%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.84
SSS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. SSS: 29.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.37  Med: 29.47 Max: 48.79
Current: 29.84
10.37
48.79
Forward P/E 34.60
SSS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. SSS: 34.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.80
SSS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. SSS: 30.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.48  Med: 31.04 Max: 51.45
Current: 30.8
11.48
51.45
P/B 2.81
SSS's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SSS: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.17 Max: 3.36
Current: 2.81
0.76
3.36
P/S 8.83
SSS's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SSS: 8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.89  Med: 5.79 Max: 9.77
Current: 8.83
1.89
9.77
POCF 18.28
SSS's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. SSS: 18.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.75  Med: 14.65 Max: 21.87
Current: 18.28
4.75
21.87
EV-to-EBIT 28.98
SSS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. SSS: 28.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.3  Med: 23.85 Max: 42.1
Current: 28.98
12.3
42.1
PEG 5.40
SSS's PEG is ranked lower than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SSS: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SSS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.31 Max: 39.5
Current: 5.4
0.7
39.5
Shiller P/E 46.24
SSS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. SSS: 46.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.45  Med: 25.90 Max: 54.23
Current: 46.24
9.45
54.23
Current Ratio 0.30
SSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SSS: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.3
0.02
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.30
SSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SSS: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.3
0.02
1.58
Days Sales Outstanding 6.50
SSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. SSS: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.34  Med: 5.29 Max: 8.97
Current: 6.5
4.34
8.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.41
SSS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. SSS: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.34  Med: 4.71 Max: 14.91
Current: 3.41
2.34
14.91
Dividend Payout 0.96
SSS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SSS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.26 Max: 3
Current: 0.96
0.71
3
Dividend growth (3y) 14.80
SSS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SSS: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -14.6  Med: 1.50 Max: 28.6
Current: 14.8
-14.6
28.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.37
SSS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. SSS: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.68  Med: 7.41 Max: 23.47
Current: 5.37
3.68
23.47
Share Buyback Rate -6.20
SSS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. SSS: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SSS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.5  Med: -8.40 Max: -18.7
Current: -6.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.82
SSS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SSS: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.67 Max: 3.06
Current: 2.82
0.8
3.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.52
SSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SSS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.52
0.38
1.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.73
SSS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 144 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SSS: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SSS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.72 Max: 6.88
Current: 2.73
0.52
6.88
Price/Graham Number 1.96
SSS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SSS: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SSS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.96
0.56
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.49
SSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SSS: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 4.20 Max: 8.1
Current: 3.49
2.4
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.13
SSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SSS: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.3  Med: -0.85 Max: 37.1
Current: 7.13
-14.3
37.1

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