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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SUI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. SUI: 0.01 )
SUI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.26
SUI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SUI: 0.26 )
SUI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.26

-0.1
0.65
Interest Coverage 0.24
SUI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 552 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SUI: 0.24 )
SUI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.24

0.06
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.76
M-Score: -2.69
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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Operating margin (%) 5.53
SUI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 648 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 42.30 vs. SUI: 5.53 )
SUI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.51   Max: 54.51
Current: 5.53

-12.51
54.51
Net-margin (%) 5.33
SUI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 34.15 vs. SUI: 5.33 )
SUI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.78   Max: 25.94
Current: 5.33

-19.78
25.94
ROE (%) 5.06
SUI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. SUI: 5.06 )
SUI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.2   Max: 18.16
Current: 5.06

-33.2
18.16
ROA (%) 1.16
SUI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 659 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. SUI: 1.16 )
SUI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.08   Max: 3.95
Current: 1.16

-3.08
3.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.24
SUI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 584 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SUI: 1.24 )
SUI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.45   Max: 10.65
Current: 1.24

-2.45
10.65
Revenue Growth (%) -4.90
SUI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 540 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SUI: -4.90 )
SUI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 14.7
Current: -4.9

-4.9
14.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.50
SUI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 499 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SUI: -5.50 )
SUI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 74.7
Current: -5.5

-15.7
74.7
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Preferred stocks of Sun Communities Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SUIPRA0.006.967.125% Cum Red Pfd Shs -A-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 125.40
SUI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. SUI: 125.40 )
SUI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 34.73   Max: 1287.74
Current: 125.4

34.73
1287.74
P/B 3.91
SUI's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SUI: 3.91 )
SUI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.01   Max: 214.95
Current: 3.91

2.01
214.95
P/S 4.64
SUI's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SUI: 4.64 )
SUI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.97
Current: 4.64

0.57
4.97
EV-to-EBIT 151.55
SUI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 32.85 vs. SUI: 151.55 )
SUI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2425.3   Max: 2868.6
Current: 151.55

-2425.3
2868.6
Current Ratio 4.64
SUI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 587 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SUI: 4.64 )
SUI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 572.12
Current: 4.64

0.09
572.12
Quick Ratio 4.47
SUI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 587 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SUI: 4.47 )
SUI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 552.56
Current: 4.47

0.08
552.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.76
SUI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 640 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SUI: 4.76 )
SUI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.72   Max: 28.31
Current: 4.76

4.72
28.31
Dividend Payout 5.80
SUI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SUI: 5.80 )
SUI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 315
Current: 5.8

0.83
315
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.38
SUI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 641 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. SUI: 5.38 )
SUI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.29   Max: 31.72
Current: 5.38

5.29
31.72
Share Buyback Rate -21.90
SUI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 522 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. SUI: -21.90 )
SUI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -28.9
Current: -21.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.11
SUI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SUI: 4.11 )
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 160.48
Current: 4.11

1.24
160.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.72
SUI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SUI: 1.72 )
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.98
Current: 1.72

0.32
2.98
Price/Graham Number 3.84
SUI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SUI: 3.84 )
SUI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 52.84
Current: 3.84

1.11
52.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.70
SUI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SUI: 0.70 )
SUI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.7
Current: 0.7

0.1
1.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.71
SUI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 526 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SUI: -4.71 )
SUI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.7   Max: 15
Current: -4.71

-10.7
15

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:PPS, EQR, AVB, AGNC, AIV » details
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. Its leases individual parcels of land (sites) with utility access for placement of manufactured homes and recreational vehicles (RV) to its customers. It 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. The Company owns, operates, and develops manufactured housing communities concentrated in the midwestern, southern, and southeastern United States. It owns and operates a portfolio of 173 properties located in 19 states, including 149 manufactured housing communities, 13 RV communities, and 11 properties containing both manufactured housing and RV sites. As of December 31, 2012 the properties contains an aggregate of 63,697 developed sites comprised of 52,833 developed manufactured home sites, 4,904 permanent RV sites, 5,960 transient RV sites, and approximately 6,900 additional manufactured home sites suitable for development.
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Sun Communities Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 24 2011 
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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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