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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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Cash to Debt 0.05
WPC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WPC: 0.05 )
WPC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.44
WPC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WPC: 0.44 )
WPC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.44

0.41
1.24
Interest Coverage 1.32
WPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 508 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. WPC: 1.32 )
WPC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 5.86
Current: 1.32

1.14
5.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.82
M-Score: -2.57
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 28.00
WPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 630 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.21 vs. WPC: 28.00 )
WPC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15   Max: 44.48
Current: 28

15
44.48
Net-margin (%) 20.18
WPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.06 vs. WPC: 20.18 )
WPC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.14   Max: 43.37
Current: 20.18

-9.14
43.37
ROE (%) 5.19
WPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. WPC: 5.19 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.65   Max: 20.38
Current: 5.19

-1.65
20.38
ROA (%) 2.11
WPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 634 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. WPC: 2.11 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.03   Max: 9.51
Current: 2.11

-1.03
9.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.83
WPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. WPC: 5.83 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 19.95
Current: 5.83

2.3
19.95
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
WPC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 529 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. WPC: 2.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 21.5
Current: 2.6

-5.1
21.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.20
WPC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WPC: 9.20 )
WPC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 50
Current: 9.2

-11.3
50
EPS Growth (%) -16.50
WPC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 391 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. WPC: -16.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 29.1
Current: -16.5

-21.5
29.1
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

WPC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 5,953 sh (New)
Jim Simons 244,400 sh (+231.17%)
Murray Stahl 3,950 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Tom Gayner 953,400 sh (-0.02%)
John Paulson 1,534,860 sh (-4.21%)
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Q3 2013

WPC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Tom Gayner 953,400 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 1,534,860 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 3,700 sh (-6.33%)
Jim Simons 13,663 sh (-94.41%)
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Q4 2013

WPC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Tom Gayner 953,200 sh (-0.02%)
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Q1 2014

WPC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 15,036 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 8,677 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 950,200 sh (-0.31%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WPC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.64%$59.94 - $67.46 $ 65.732%0
John Paulson 2012-12-31 New Buy0.51%$47.02 - $54.7 $ 65.7332%1602360
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.50
WPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. WPC: 26.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.16   Max: 64.21
Current: 26.5

9.16
64.21
P/B 1.80
WPC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WPC: 1.80 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.8

0.79
2.89
P/S 8.30
WPC's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WPC: 8.30 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 11.19
Current: 8.3

3.04
11.19
EV-to-EBIT 73.74
WPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.26 vs. WPC: 73.74 )
WPC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 292.2
Current: 73.74

10.4
292.2
PEG 3.90
WPC's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WPC: 3.90 )
WPC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 25.38
Current: 3.9

0.42
25.38
Shiller P/E 29.60
WPC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WPC: 29.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.43   Max: 36.14
Current: 29.6

9.43
36.14
Current Ratio 0.28
WPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 575 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WPC: 0.28 )
WPC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.28

0.13
0.46
Quick Ratio 0.28
WPC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 575 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. WPC: 0.28 )
WPC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.28

0.13
0.46

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.30
WPC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WPC: 5.30 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.44   Max: 10.93
Current: 5.3

3.44
10.93
Dividend Payout 1.72
WPC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. WPC: 1.72 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 106.75
Current: 1.72

0.28
106.75
Dividend growth (3y) 18.70
WPC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 401 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WPC: 18.70 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.7
Current: 18.7

0
18.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.90
WPC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 617 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. WPC: 9.90 )
WPC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.42   Max: 20.41
Current: 9.9

6.42
20.41
Share Buyback Rate -20.30
WPC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. WPC: -20.30 )
WPC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1   Max: -20.3
Current: -20.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.60
WPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. WPC: 4.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 5.28
Current: 4.6

0.84
5.28
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
WPC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 54.08 vs. WPC: 1.80 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.53
Current: 1.8

0.9
3.53
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
WPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WPC: 1.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.6

0.71
1.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.50
WPC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WPC: 3.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 7.77
Current: 3.5

0.54
7.77
Price/Graham Number 2.70
WPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WPC: 2.70 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.24
Current: 2.7

0.66
3.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.40
WPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 615 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WPC: 1.40 )
WPC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 9.6
Current: 1.4

0.3
9.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.25
WPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. WPC: 11.25 )
WPC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 47
Current: 11.25

-6.1
47

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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W. P. Carey Inc is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies worldwide and manages an investment portfolio of approximately $14.1 billion at December 31, 2012. It provides Sale-Leaseback Financing services to office, warehouse, industrial, logistics and retail, hotel, R&D & self-storage segments. Its industries of expertise section includes various sectors such as Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Banking, Beverages, Food & Tobacco, Buildings & Real Estate, Business & Commercial Services, Chemicals, Plastics, Rubber & Glass, Construction & Building, Consumer & Durable Goods, Consumer Non-durable Goods, Federal, State & Local Government, Grocery, Healthcare, Education & Childcare, Hotels & Gaming, Insurance, Leisure, Amusement & Entertainment, Media: Printing & Publishing, Mining Materials & Primary Metals, New Textiles, Leathers & Apparel, Transportation, Cargo, Transportation: Personal and Utilities & Others.
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