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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.24
UCP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. UCP: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UCP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.84 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.21
UCP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. UCP: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UCP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.21
0.21
0.74
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -1.01
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 (%) -5.36
UCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. UCP: -5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.3  Med: -4.54 Max: 4.2
Current: -5.36
-27.3
4.2
Net-margin (%) -2.59
UCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. UCP: -2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -27.16  Med: -2.61 Max: -2.09
Current: -2.59
-27.16
-2.09
ROE (%) -5.93
UCP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. UCP: -5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.59  Med: -3.80 Max: -2.01
Current: -5.93
-5.59
-2.01
ROA (%) -1.48
UCP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. UCP: -1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.55  Med: -1.26 Max: -0.96
Current: -1.48
-1.55
-0.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.94
UCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. UCP: -3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.29  Med: -3.05 Max: 4.06
Current: -3.94
-3.29
4.06
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

UCP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Third Avenue Management 133,342 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 580,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 883,694 sh (-5.42%)
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Q4 2014

UCP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,088,514 sh (+34.68%)
Third Avenue Management 173,800 sh (+30.34%)
Chuck Royce 580,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 580,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 808,225 sh (-8.54%)
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Q1 2015

UCP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Third Avenue Management 223,800 sh (+28.77%)
Chuck Royce 457,500 sh (-21.12%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 620,335 sh (-23.25%)
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Q2 2015

UCP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 59,595 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 270,000 sh (+20.64%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 683,166 sh (+10.13%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 58,813 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 58,813 sh (-91.39%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 18.66
UCP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. UCP: 18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.81
UCP's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. UCP: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UCP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.81
0.67
1.48
P/S 0.33
UCP's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. UCP: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UCP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.33
0.28
2.29
Current Ratio 10.74
UCP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. UCP: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UCP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 8.77  Med: 12.81 Max: 22.26
Current: 10.74
8.77
22.26
Quick Ratio 1.09
UCP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UCP: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UCP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.42 Max: 7.87
Current: 1.09
0.17
7.87
Days Inventory 656.73
UCP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
98% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 78.11 vs. UCP: 656.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UCP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 576.32  Med: 773.33 Max: 1054.26
Current: 656.73
576.32
1054.26
Days Sales Outstanding 2.15
UCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 48.24 vs. UCP: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UCP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.78 Max: 13.35
Current: 2.15
1.53
13.35

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.91
UCP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. UCP: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
UCP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.91
0.83
1.37
Price/Tangible Book 0.83
UCP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UCP: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UCP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.83
0.75
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
UCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. UCP: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UCP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.34
Current: 0.51
0.45
3.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.47
UCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. UCP: -3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UCP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.51  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.6
Current: -3.47
-3.51
0.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 286 445 500 723
EPS($) -0.10 0.45 0.89 1.72
EPS without NRI($) -0.10 0.45 0.89 1.72

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:UC9.Germany,
UCP Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in May 2013. The Company is engaged in acquiring land, entitling and developing it for residential construction and selling residential lots to third-party homebuilders. It operates in two segments; homebuilding and land development. It competes with numerous national and regional homebuilding companies and with smaller local homebuilders and land developers for, among other things, home buyers, financing, desirable land parcels, raw materials and skilled management and labor resources. The Company is subject to numerous local, state, federal and other statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations.
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