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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
WSR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 585 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. WSR: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WSR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
WSR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WSR: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WSR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.3
0.24
0.43
Interest Coverage 1.25
WSR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 674 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. WSR: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WSR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.25
0.76
1.53
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: -0.37
Beneish M-Score: -3.66
WACC vs ROIC
6.97%
2.99%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 22.95
WSR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 44.96 vs. WSR: 22.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WSR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.23  Med: 22.89 Max: 25.11
Current: 22.95
14.23
25.11
Net Margin % 7.59
WSR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 617 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.65 vs. WSR: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WSR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.26  Med: 3.87 Max: 10.48
Current: 7.59
-0.26
10.48
ROE % 3.16
WSR's ROE % is ranked lower than
72% of the 620 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. WSR: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WSR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.56
Current: 3.16
-0.14
3.56
ROA % 0.98
WSR's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 624 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. WSR: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WSR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.04  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.98
-0.04
1.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.58
WSR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 523 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. WSR: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WSR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 3.31 Max: 5.33
Current: 3.58
2.88
5.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.60
WSR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WSR: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WSR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -28.3 Max: 14.7
Current: 3.6
0
14.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.10
WSR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 451 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. WSR: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WSR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -29.75 Max: 23.9
Current: 6.1
0
23.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.00
WSR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 391 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. WSR: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WSR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 22.4
Current: 11
0
22.4
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Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail    NAICS: 531190    SIC: 6798
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Whitestone REIT owns and operates commercial properties in culturally diverse markets in metropolitan areas. The Company's portfolio includes retail, warehouse and office properties in and around Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Chicago and Phoenix.

Whitestone REIT was formed as a real estate investment trust 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 for the sole purpose of the reorganization. The Company is a self-managed, fully integrated real estate investment trust that owns, manages and redevelops portfolio of neighborhood, community and lifestyle retail centers. Its property portfolio includes retail and office/flex properties located in Texas, Arizona and Illinois.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 49.68
WSR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 701 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. WSR: 49.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WSR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.59  Med: 57.26 Max: 3004
Current: 49.68
30.59
3004
PE Ratio without NRI 49.68
WSR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
87% of the 672 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. WSR: 49.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WSR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.59  Med: 63.17 Max: 1701
Current: 49.68
30.59
1701
PB Ratio 1.60
WSR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WSR: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WSR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.43 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.6
1.01
1.91
PS Ratio 3.55
WSR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 675 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. WSR: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WSR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 3.7 Max: 5.1
Current: 3.55
1.25
5.1
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.72
WSR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 587 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.55 vs. WSR: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WSR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 10.44 Max: 19.58
Current: 9.72
3.45
19.58
EV-to-EBIT 34.37
WSR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.28 vs. WSR: 34.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WSR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.4  Med: 34.4 Max: 55.5
Current: 34.37
17.4
55.5
EV-to-EBITDA 19.01
WSR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. WSR: 19.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WSR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 18.8 Max: 25.8
Current: 19.01
9.2
25.8
PEG Ratio 29.24
WSR's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 233 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WSR: 29.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WSR' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.24  Med: 78.23 Max: 80.7
Current: 29.24
29.24
80.7
Shiller PE Ratio 50.62
WSR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 193 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. WSR: 50.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WSR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.12  Med: 53.86 Max: 68
Current: 50.62
38.12
68
Current Ratio 0.07
WSR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 579 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. WSR: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WSR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.32
Quick Ratio 0.07
WSR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 579 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WSR: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WSR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.32
Days Sales Outstanding 69.73
WSR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 451 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. WSR: 69.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WSR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.41  Med: 60.06 Max: 69.73
Current: 69.73
50.41
69.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 8.46
WSR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
86% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. WSR: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WSR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 8.16 Max: 11.5
Current: 8.46
1.35
11.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 4.38
WSR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 699 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WSR: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WSR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 4.97 Max: 9.5
Current: 4.38
1.74
9.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 8.46
WSR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 914 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. WSR: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 8.46
WSR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
78% of the 912 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. WSR: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WSR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 8.16 Max: 11.5
Current: 8.46
1.35
11.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.30
WSR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 421 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. WSR: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WSR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.5  Med: -5.1 Max: 0
Current: -10.3
-72.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.55
WSR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 662 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WSR: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WSR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.55
1.17
1.66
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.98
WSR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 561 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WSR: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WSR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.98
0.46
1.27
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.85
WSR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 556 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WSR: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WSR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.04 Max: 2.28
Current: 1.85
1.72
2.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.93
WSR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 693 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. WSR: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WSR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.9 Max: 5.7
Current: 2.93
1.8
5.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -38.84
WSR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 382 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. WSR: -38.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WSR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.6  Med: -37.95 Max: 4.8
Current: -38.84
-73.6
4.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $104.4
EPS (TTM) $ 0.27
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float4.39%
52-Week Range $11.96 - 16.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.77
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