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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
FCE.A's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 665 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. FCE.A: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FCE.A' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.38
FCE.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FCE.A: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FCE.A' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.38
0.07
0.42
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.87
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
1.39%
-0.32%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -9.81
FCE.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.36 vs. FCE.A: -9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FCE.A' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.9  Med: 19.06 Max: 28.7
Current: -9.81
-36.9
28.7
Net-margin (%) 40.36
FCE.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 40.98 vs. FCE.A: 40.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FCE.A' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.84  Med: 3.78 Max: 50.71
Current: 40.36
-8.84
50.71
ROE (%) 10.96
FCE.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 699 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. FCE.A: 10.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FCE.A' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.51  Med: 1.87 Max: 18.58
Current: 10.96
-12.51
18.58
ROA (%) 4.20
FCE.A's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 703 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. FCE.A: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FCE.A' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.05  Med: 0.42 Max: 5.27
Current: 4.2
-1.05
5.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.61
FCE.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. FCE.A: -2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCE.A' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.61  Med: 3.28 Max: 5.56
Current: -2.61
-2.61
5.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.10
FCE.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FCE.A: -13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCE.A' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: -3.9 Max: 17.8
Current: -13.1
-21.9
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.30
FCE.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 435 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FCE.A: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCE.A' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.4  Med: 1.4 Max: 20.2
Current: -10.3
-30.4
20.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Pacific Advisors 767,070 sh (New)
Chris Davis 674,333 sh (+457.14%)
Jim Simons 1,315,600 sh (+208.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 102,634 sh (+167.55%)
Pioneer Investments 844,057 sh (+1.11%)
Michael Price 277,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 440,952 sh (-0.03%)
Mario Gabelli 329,700 sh (-0.35%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 613,150 sh (-3.24%)
Murray Stahl 1,044,302 sh (-7.57%)
Third Avenue Management 5,661,733 sh (-19.05%)
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Q2 2016

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Arnold Schneider 179,898 sh (New)
Chris Davis 675,220 sh (+0.13%)
First Pacific Advisors 767,070 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 277,500 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 836,799 sh (-0.86%)
Mario Gabelli 322,770 sh (-2.10%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 422,740 sh (-4.13%)
Third Avenue Management 5,424,508 sh (-4.19%)
Murray Stahl 987,976 sh (-5.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,627 sh (-47.75%)
Jim Simons 636,900 sh (-51.59%)
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Q3 2016

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 478,880 sh (+13.28%)
First Pacific Advisors 767,070 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 675,229 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 5,053,408 sh (-6.84%)
Pioneer Investments 779,490 sh (-6.85%)
Arnold Schneider 165,218 sh (-8.16%)
Murray Stahl 887,824 sh (-10.14%)
Mario Gabelli 286,058 sh (-11.37%)
Michael Price 235,000 sh (-15.32%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 515,300 sh (-15.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,210 sh (-51.13%)
Jim Simons 80,900 sh (-87.30%)
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Q4 2016

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jana Partners 706,059 sh (New)
Jim Simons 667,600 sh (+725.22%)
Arnold Schneider 698,492 sh (+322.77%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,144,060 sh (+49.15%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 478,880 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 235,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 757,936 sh (-2.77%)
Third Avenue Management 4,867,140 sh (-3.69%)
Mario Gabelli 255,940 sh (-10.53%)
Murray Stahl 507,828 sh (-42.80%)
Chris Davis 284,460 sh (-57.87%)
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Preferred stocks of Forest City Realty Trust Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCEPP54.000.00Shs 'C'

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail    NAICS: 531390    SIC: 6798
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Forest City Realty Trust Inc engages in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States.

Forest City Realty Trust Inc was founded in 1920. It is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Its portfolios are differentiated as live, work and shop portfolio. Its Live portfolio consists of high-quality apartment communities in great locations across the country. Its Work portfolio includes build-to-suit office buildings and campuses to serve knowledge-based and life sciences tenants. Its Shop portfolio includes regional malls across the country and urban retail centers mainly in New York. The Company's operating segments are The Commercial Group, Residential Group and Land Development Group. The Commercial Group owns, develops, acquires and operates regional malls, specialty/urban retail centers, office and life science buildings and mixed-use projects. The Residential Group owns, develops, acquires and operates residential rental properties, including upscale and middle-market apartments, adaptive re-use developments, for-sale condominium projects and subsidized senior housing. The Land Development Group acquires and sells both land and developed lots to residential, commercial and industrial customers at its Stapleton project in Denver, Colorado.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.66
FCE.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. FCE.A: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FCE.A' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 43.92 Max: 1733
Current: 14.66
6.41
1733
PE(NRI) 17.60
FCE.A's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. FCE.A: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FCE.A' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.73  Med: 82.33 Max: 1401.8
Current: 17.6
6.73
1401.8
P/B 1.81
FCE.A's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 736 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FCE.A: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FCE.A' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.15 Max: 7.27
Current: 1.81
0.45
7.27
P/S 6.08
FCE.A's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 725 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. FCE.A: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FCE.A' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.21 Max: 6.44
Current: 6.08
0.3
6.44
POCF 18.90
FCE.A's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. FCE.A: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FCE.A' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 13.86 Max: 44.49
Current: 18.9
1.03
44.49
EV-to-EBITDA 115.66
FCE.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 688 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. FCE.A: 115.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FCE.A' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 19.6 Max: 126.3
Current: 115.66
6.8
126.3
Shiller P/E 240.73
FCE.A's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 195 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. FCE.A: 240.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FCE.A' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.05  Med: 55.83 Max: 267.22
Current: 240.73
5.05
267.22
Current Ratio 1.25
FCE.A's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. FCE.A: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FCE.A' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.25
0.53
1.38
Quick Ratio 1.25
FCE.A's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FCE.A: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FCE.A' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.25
0.53
1.38
Days Sales Outstanding 83.38
FCE.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 486 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.77 vs. FCE.A: 83.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FCE.A' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.89  Med: 115.11 Max: 148.43
Current: 83.38
57.89
148.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.06
FCE.A's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 907 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. FCE.A: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FCE.A' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.68 Max: 8.58
Current: 1.06
0.26
8.58
Dividend Payout 0.14
FCE.A's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 704 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. FCE.A: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FCE.A' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.87
Forward Dividend Yield 1.07
FCE.A's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 906 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. FCE.A: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.07
FCE.A's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 907 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. FCE.A: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FCE.A' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.68 Max: 8.58
Current: 1.07
0.26
8.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.10
FCE.A's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 408 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. FCE.A: -15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FCE.A' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: -3.5 Max: -0.1
Current: -15.1
-18.1
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
FCE.A's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 724 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FCE.A: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FCE.A' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.47 Max: 6.93
Current: 1.8
0.83
6.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.89
FCE.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 591 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FCE.A: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FCE.A' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.89
0.17
1.97
Price/Graham Number 1.19
FCE.A's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. FCE.A: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FCE.A' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.24 Max: 20.31
Current: 1.19
0.68
20.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.89
FCE.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 731 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FCE.A: -1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCE.A' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 2.7 Max: 8.3
Current: -1.89
-1.9
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -20.77
FCE.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 378 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. FCE.A: -20.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FCE.A' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -223.2  Med: -33.85 Max: -3.1
Current: -20.77
-223.2
-3.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $962.6
EPS (TTM) $ 1.55
Beta1.26
Short Percentage of Float1.20%
52-Week Range $17.34 - 24.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)260.34
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