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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
SUI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 625 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SUI: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SUI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.40
SUI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 659 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SUI: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SUI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.4
-0.1
0.51
Interest Coverage 0.42
SUI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 604 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. SUI: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SUI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.42
0.06
0.35
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.20
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
3.71%
1.31%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.80
SUI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 48.38 vs. SUI: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SUI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.56  Med: -0.78 Max: 5.74
Current: 6.8
-12.56
5.74
Net-margin (%) 22.29
SUI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 38.18 vs. SUI: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SUI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.51  Med: -0.74 Max: 23.04
Current: 22.29
-13.51
23.04
ROE (%) 10.33
SUI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 668 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. SUI: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SUI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.2  Med: 3.69 Max: 15.04
Current: 10.33
-33.2
15.04
ROA (%) 3.73
SUI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. SUI: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SUI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.81  Med: -0.17 Max: 4.36
Current: 3.73
-2.81
4.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.15
SUI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 558 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. SUI: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SUI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.45  Med: 5.10 Max: 8.33
Current: 7.15
-2.45
8.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
SUI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 467 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SUI: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SUI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 5.60 Max: 13.6
Current: 0.3
-6.2
13.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
SUI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 417 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SUI: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SUI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.4  Med: 4.60 Max: 84.7
Current: 11.6
-53.4
84.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 141.30
SUI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 351 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SUI: 141.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SUI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.3  Med: -24.10 Max: 141.3
Current: 141.3
-70.3
141.3
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SUIPRA26.800.007.125% Cum Red Pfd Shs -A-

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:NYSE:EQR, NYSE:AVB, NYSE:ESS, NYSE:UDR, NYSE:MAA, NYSE:CPT » details
Traded in other countries:SCZ.Germany,
Sun Communities Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company through its subsidiaries owns, operates, and develops manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities throughout the United States.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.13
SUI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. SUI: 28.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SUI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.15  Med: 140.30 Max: 1287.74
Current: 28.13
26.15
1287.74
PE(NRI) 28.02
SUI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 564 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. SUI: 28.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SUI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.06  Med: 140.30 Max: 1996
Current: 28.02
26.06
1996
P/B 2.50
SUI's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 659 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SUI: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SUI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 4.23 Max: 216.93
Current: 2.5
2.41
216.93
P/S 5.51
SUI's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. SUI: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SUI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.73 Max: 5.97
Current: 5.51
0.57
5.97
POCF 19.92
SUI's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 543 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. SUI: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SUI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 12.68 Max: 24.33
Current: 19.92
2.53
24.33
EV-to-EBIT 23.62
SUI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 564 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. SUI: 23.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SUI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1128.9  Med: 31.30 Max: 402.5
Current: 23.62
-1128.9
402.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.22
SUI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 587 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.59 vs. SUI: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SUI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -437.3  Med: 15.50 Max: 173.9
Current: 14.22
-437.3
173.9
PEG 16.47
SUI's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 200 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SUI: 16.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SUI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.78  Med: 17.20 Max: 17.83
Current: 16.47
16.78
17.83
Current Ratio 6.03
SUI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SUI: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SUI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.13 Max: 2464.43
Current: 6.03
0.09
2464.43
Quick Ratio 5.87
SUI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SUI: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SUI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.09 Max: 2368.06
Current: 5.87
0.08
2368.06
Days Inventory 19.65
SUI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 93 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 48.25 vs. SUI: 19.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SUI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.48  Med: 15.63 Max: 65.75
Current: 19.65
10.48
65.75
Days Sales Outstanding 103.62
SUI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
93% of the 480 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. SUI: 103.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SUI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57  Med: 114.24 Max: 150.3
Current: 103.62
57
150.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.71
SUI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. SUI: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SUI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.62  Med: 7.58 Max: 28.31
Current: 3.71
3.62
28.31
Dividend Payout 1.03
SUI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 645 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SUI: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SUI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.76 Max: 315
Current: 1.03
0.41
315
Dividend Growth (3y) -6.20
SUI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
79% of the 353 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SUI: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SUI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9  Med: 1.50 Max: 18.6
Current: -6.2
-8.9
18.6
Forward Dividend Yield 3.71
SUI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 835 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SUI: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.39
SUI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
98% of the 834 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. SUI: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SUI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 6.92 Max: 25.85
Current: 3.39
3.31
25.85
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -25.20
SUI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 409 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. SUI: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SUI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: -2.00 Max: 1.4
Current: -25.2
-30.6
1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.56
SUI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 650 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SUI: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SUI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.58 Max: 158.14
Current: 2.56
1.41
158.14
Price/Median PS Value 2.02
SUI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 524 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SUI: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SUI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.02
0.32
2.88
Price/Graham Number 1.78
SUI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 497 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. SUI: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SUI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.76 Max: 86.66
Current: 1.78
1.07
86.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.20
SUI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. SUI: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SUI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.10 Max: 7.8
Current: 4.2
0.2
7.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.16
SUI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 354 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SUI: -6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SUI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: -4.40 Max: 2.1
Current: -6.16
-12.5
2.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $694.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.49
Beta0.15
Short Percentage of Float6.77%
52-Week Range $61.17 - 73.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)64.58
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Sun Communities Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 24 2011 
Sun Communities Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 28 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 28 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 1,100 Shares Jan 06 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 12,200 Shares Jan 05 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 20,800 Shares Jan 04 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 19,200 Shares Jan 04 2010 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 20,000 Shares Dec 30 2009 
Sun Communities Inc. (SUI) Chairman, President, & CEO, 10% Owner Gary A Shiffman sells 11,690 Shares Dec 29 2009 

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