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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SUI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SUI: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SUI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.28
SUI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SUI: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SUI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.28
-0.1
0.55
Interest Coverage 0.13
SUI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. SUI: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SUI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.34 Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.13
0.06
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.72
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
3.76%
0.28%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.38
SUI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. SUI: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.51  Med: 1.71 Max: 54.51
Current: 1.38
-12.51
54.51
Net-margin (%) 7.37
SUI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. SUI: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.78  Med: 5.68 Max: 25.94
Current: 7.37
-19.78
25.94
ROE (%) 3.11
SUI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. SUI: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.2  Med: 4.89 Max: 15.04
Current: 3.11
-33.2
15.04
ROA (%) 1.35
SUI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SUI: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.08  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.35
-3.08
3.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.56
SUI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. SUI: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.11  Med: 5.10 Max: 10.65
Current: 4.56
-2.11
10.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
SUI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SUI: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.2  Med: 6.20 Max: 14.7
Current: -6.2
-6.2
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.20
SUI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 376 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SUI: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -4.90 Max: 45.7
Current: -4.2
0
45.7
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SUIPRA25.701.737.125% Cum Red Pfd Shs -A-

Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 106.34
SUI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. SUI: 106.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SUI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 58.37  Med: 190.40 Max: 1287.74
Current: 106.34
58.37
1287.74
PE(NRI) 108.60
SUI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. SUI: 108.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SUI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 58.37  Med: 192.30 Max: 1996
Current: 108.6
58.37
1996
P/B 3.09
SUI's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SUI: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SUI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.71  Med: 4.23 Max: 214.95
Current: 3.09
2.71
214.95
P/S 5.64
SUI's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SUI: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SUI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.73 Max: 6.28
Current: 5.64
0.57
6.28
POCF 21.59
SUI's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. SUI: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SUI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.53  Med: 12.54 Max: 25.01
Current: 21.59
2.53
25.01
EV-to-EBIT 45.30
SUI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. SUI: 45.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SUI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2425.3  Med: -35.00 Max: 2868.6
Current: 45.3
-2425.3
2868.6
Shiller P/E 404.91
SUI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. SUI: 404.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SUI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 35.94  Med: 58.37 Max: 752.56
Current: 404.91
35.94
752.56
Current Ratio 5.57
SUI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SUI: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SUI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.09 Max: 2464.43
Current: 5.57
0.09
2464.43
Quick Ratio 5.30
SUI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SUI: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SUI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.05 Max: 2368.06
Current: 5.3
0.08
2368.06
Days Inventory 14.98
SUI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 89 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 28.81 vs. SUI: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SUI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 10.48  Med: 14.26 Max: 45.34
Current: 14.98
10.48
45.34
Days Sales Outstanding 121.75
SUI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
94% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. SUI: 121.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SUI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.18  Med: 121.87 Max: 261.94
Current: 121.75
33.18
261.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.00
SUI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. SUI: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SUI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 7.58 Max: 28.31
Current: 4
3.65
28.31
Dividend Payout 4.43
SUI's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SUI: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SUI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.55 Max: 315
Current: 4.43
0.83
315
Dividend growth (3y) -6.20
SUI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
76% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SUI: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -8.9  Med: 3.00 Max: 18.6
Current: -6.2
-8.9
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.10
SUI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. SUI: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.74  Med: 7.77 Max: 29.02
Current: 4.1
3.74
29.02
Share Buyback Rate -25.50
SUI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. SUI: -25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SUI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1  Med: -1.90 Max: -25.5
Current: -25.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.23
SUI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SUI: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.25 Max: 160.48
Current: 3.23
1.41
160.48
Price/Median PS Value 2.07
SUI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SUI: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.07
0.32
2.97
Price/Graham Number 3.27
SUI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SUI: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.67 Max: 52.84
Current: 3.27
1.11
52.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.22
SUI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SUI: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.60 Max: 2.22
Current: 2.22
0.1
2.22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.17
SUI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SUI: -14.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SUI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.9  Med: -4.10 Max: 2.1
Current: -14.17
-14.9
2.1

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:SCZ.Germany,
Sun Communities Inc is a Maryland corporation. It is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). It is a real estate company which, together with its affiliates and predecessors, has been in the business of acquiring, operating, developing and expanding manufactured housing communities since 1975. The Company is also engaged through a taxable subsidiary, Sun Home Services, Inc., a Michigan corporation (SHS), in the marketing, selling, and leasing of new and pre-owned homes to current and future residents in its communities. It owned and operated a portfolio of 188 properties located in 26 states (the Properties, or Property), including 150 MH communities, 27 RV communities, and 11 Properties containing both MH and RV sites. The properties consisted of 150 MH communities, 27 RV communities, and 11 properties containing both MH and RV sites located in 26 states. The Company's operating results under two segments: Real Property Operations and Home Sales and Rentals. The Real Property Operations segment owns, operates, and develops MH communities and RV communities concentrated in the midwestern, southern, and southeastern United States and is in the business of acquiring, operating, and expanding MH and RV communities. The Home Sales and Rentals segment offers manufactured home sales and leasing services to tenants and prospective tenants of our communities. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations, an owner or operator of real estate is liable for the costs of removal or remediation of certain hazardous substances at, on, under or in such property.
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