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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
FCE.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. FCE.A: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.22
FCE.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. FCE.A: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.22
0.07
0.22
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.55
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 (%) -19.53
FCE.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. FCE.A: -19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.37  Med: 21.06 Max: 40.01
Current: -19.53
-18.37
40.01
Net-margin (%) -8.11
FCE.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. FCE.A: -8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.84  Med: 5.38 Max: 16.57
Current: -8.11
-8.84
16.57
ROE (%) -4.59
FCE.A's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. FCE.A: -4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.51  Med: 6.72 Max: 21.74
Current: -4.59
-12.51
21.74
ROA (%) -0.89
FCE.A's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. FCE.A: -0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.05  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.43
Current: -0.89
-1.05
2.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.78
FCE.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. FCE.A: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 5.34 Max: 14.95
Current: 0.78
1.27
14.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
FCE.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. FCE.A: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.8  Med: -2.50 Max: 17.8
Current: -7.8
-20.8
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -27.20
FCE.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FCE.A: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.75 Max: 20.2
Current: -27.2
0
20.2
» FCE.A's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 368,400 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 317,963 sh (+46.70%)
Mario Gabelli 342,550 sh (+9.46%)
Ron Baron 1,228,894 sh (+8.67%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 438,900 sh (+4.43%)
Pioneer Investments 715,110 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,163 sh (-0.72%)
Murray Stahl 2,223,939 sh (-4.02%)
Third Avenue Management 6,283,518 sh (-9.81%)
Michael Price 690,000 sh (-20.23%)
Chris Davis 376,541 sh (-52.52%)
Jim Simons 85,700 sh (-84.27%)
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Q4 2014

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 361,250 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 523,457 sh (New)
Jim Simons 304,200 sh (+254.96%)
Steven Cohen 748,800 sh (+103.26%)
Ron Baron 1,391,449 sh (+13.23%)
Third Avenue Management 6,380,605 sh (+1.55%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 317,963 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,990,402 sh (-10.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,100 sh (-11.36%)
Pioneer Investments 591,482 sh (-17.29%)
Chris Davis 307,499 sh (-18.34%)
Michael Price 560,000 sh (-18.84%)
Mario Gabelli 267,700 sh (-21.85%)
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Q1 2015

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chris Davis 731,842 sh (+138.00%)
Jim Simons 621,300 sh (+104.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,135 sh (+93.39%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 661,850 sh (+50.80%)
Pioneer Investments 851,442 sh (+43.95%)
Ron Baron 1,767,951 sh (+27.06%)
Arnold Schneider 612,513 sh (+17.01%)
Mario Gabelli 290,100 sh (+8.37%)
Third Avenue Management 6,664,059 sh (+4.44%)
Murray Stahl 1,834,620 sh (-7.83%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 292,377 sh (-8.05%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (-16.96%)
Steven Cohen 387,300 sh (-48.28%)
Michael Price 277,500 sh (-50.45%)
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Q2 2015

FCE.A Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 293,275 sh (+0.31%)
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Preferred stocks of Forest City Enterprises Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCEPP54.000.00Shs 'C'

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 36.50
FCE.A's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. FCE.A: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.47
FCE.A's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FCE.A: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.38 Max: 7.27
Current: 2.47
0.45
7.27
P/S 4.82
FCE.A's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. FCE.A: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.14 Max: 6.56
Current: 4.82
0.3
6.56
POCF 17.98
FCE.A's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. FCE.A: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 10.63 Max: 45.21
Current: 17.98
1.03
45.21
EV-to-EBIT 192.36
FCE.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 14.28 vs. FCE.A: 192.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -56.9  Med: 42.00 Max: 468.8
Current: 192.36
-56.9
468.8
Current Ratio 0.57
FCE.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FCE.A: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.57
0.53
0.94
Quick Ratio 0.57
FCE.A's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FCE.A: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.57
0.53
0.94
Days Sales Outstanding 167.11
FCE.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. FCE.A: 167.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 92.15  Med: 118.91 Max: 158.32
Current: 167.11
92.15
158.32

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.48
FCE.A's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FCE.A: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.45 Max: 6.93
Current: 2.48
0.83
6.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
FCE.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FCE.A: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.54
0.15
1.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.50
FCE.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FCE.A: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.20 Max: 7
Current: 0.5
0.2
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -23.53
FCE.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. FCE.A: -23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FCE.A' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -224.9  Med: -30.90 Max: -2.3
Current: -23.53
-224.9
-2.3

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
Compare:SUHJY, CHEUY, MITEY, BAM, HLDVF » details
Traded in other countries:FCEPP.USA,
Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States.
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