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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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Cash to Debt 0.03
WSR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WSR: 0.03 )
WSR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.42
WSR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WSR: 0.42 )
WSR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.42

0.24
0.47
Interest Coverage 1.41
WSR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. WSR: 1.41 )
WSR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.92
Current: 1.41

0.76
4.92
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.03
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 23.00
WSR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.21 vs. WSR: 23.00 )
WSR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.23   Max: 33.24
Current: 23

14.23
33.24
Net-margin (%) 6.11
WSR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.06 vs. WSR: 6.11 )
WSR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.26   Max: 17.85
Current: 6.11

-0.26
17.85
ROE (%) 1.76
WSR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. WSR: 1.76 )
WSR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.15   Max: 8.67
Current: 1.76

-0.15
8.67
ROA (%) 0.75
WSR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WSR: 0.75 )
WSR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 2.92
Current: 0.75

-0.04
2.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.98
WSR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 538 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. WSR: 2.98 )
WSR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 6.31
Current: 2.98

2.83
6.31
Revenue Growth (%) -24.20
WSR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 529 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. WSR: -24.20 )
WSR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -24.2
Current: -24.2

EBITDA Growth (%) -25.50
WSR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WSR: -25.50 )
WSR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -20.9
Current: -25.5

EPS Growth (%) -8.00
WSR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 389 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. WSR: -8.00 )
WSR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -8
Current: -8

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 59.80
WSR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. WSR: 59.80 )
WSR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 30.84   Max: 589.33
Current: 59.8

30.84
589.33
P/B 1.60
WSR's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WSR: 1.60 )
WSR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.6

1.01
1.84
P/S 4.61
WSR's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. WSR: 4.61 )
WSR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 5.23
Current: 4.61

1.25
5.23
EV-to-EBIT 33.57
WSR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.58 vs. WSR: 33.57 )
WSR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 15.7   Max: 41.8
Current: 33.57

15.7
41.8
Shiller P/E 61.90
WSR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WSR: 61.90 )
WSR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.73   Max: 73.67
Current: 61.9

25.73
73.67
Current Ratio 0.07
WSR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 571 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WSR: 0.07 )
WSR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.07

0.07
3.8
Quick Ratio 0.07
WSR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 571 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. WSR: 0.07 )
WSR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.07

0.07
3.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.31
WSR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WSR: 7.31 )
WSR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 10.24
Current: 7.31

1.35
10.24
Dividend Payout 4.27
WSR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. WSR: 4.27 )
WSR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 28.5
Current: 4.27

2.59
28.5
Dividend growth (3y) 33.80
WSR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 401 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WSR: 33.80 )
WSR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.8
Current: 33.8

0
33.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.30
WSR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. WSR: 7.30 )
WSR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 10.24
Current: 7.3

1.35
10.24
Share Buyback Rate -65.40
WSR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. WSR: -65.40 )
WSR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -65.4
Current: -65.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.60
WSR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WSR: 1.60 )
WSR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.6

1.07
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
WSR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WSR: 1.20 )
WSR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.2

0.35
1.27
Price/Graham Number 2.10
WSR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WSR: 2.10 )
WSR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 7.94
Current: 2.1

1.3
7.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
WSR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WSR: 3.00 )
WSR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 6.4
Current: 3

2.4
6.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -17.14
WSR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. WSR: -17.14 )
WSR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.1   Max: 4.8
Current: -17.14

-17.1
4.8

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Whitestone REIT was formed as a real estate investment trust, pursuant to the Texas Real Estate Investment Trust Act on August 20, 1998. In July 2004, the Company changed its state of organization from Texas to Maryland pursuant to a merger where the Company merged directly with and into a Maryland real estate investment trust formed. The Company serves as the general partner of Whitestone REIT Operating Partnership, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership" or "WROP" or "OP"), which was formed on December 31, 1998 as a Delaware limited partnership. The Company currently conducts substantially all of the operations and activities through the Operating Partnership. As the general partner of the Operating Partnership, the Company has the exclusive power to manage and conduct the business of the Operating Partnership, subject to certain customary exceptions. As of December 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010, the Company owned and operated 51, 45, and 38 properties, respectively, including retail, warehouse and office properties in and around Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Chicago and Phoenix. The Company is the sole general partner of the Operating Partnership. As of December 31, 2011, it owned an 89.3% interest in the Operating Partnership. It may be competing with owners, including, but not limited to, other REITs, insurance companies and pension funds. The Company's properties are subject to various federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations. As of December 31, 2011, it owned an 89.3% interest in the Operating. The Company's properties are subject to various federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations.
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