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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 0.02
IRET's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. IRET: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IRET' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
IRET's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 642 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. IRET: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IRET' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.43
0.2
0.43
Debt-to-Equity 1.15
IRET's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
73% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. IRET: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
IRET' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.47 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.15
1.15
3.34
Debt-to-EBITDA 7.36
IRET's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 608 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. IRET: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
IRET' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 8.07 Max: 14.87
Current: 7.36
6.41
14.87
Interest Coverage 0.05
IRET's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. IRET: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IRET' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.05
0.05
1.45
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.26
Beneish M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
6.81%
0.13%
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 % 0.90
IRET's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 618 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 50.42 vs. IRET: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
IRET' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 28.14 Max: 32.84
Current: 0.9
-3
32.84
Net Margin % 60.74
IRET's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 43.99 vs. IRET: 60.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
IRET' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 9.44 Max: 68.8
Current: 60.74
-8
68.8
ROE % 18.19
IRET's ROE % is ranked higher than
88% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. IRET: 18.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IRET' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 2.57 Max: 18.19
Current: 18.19
-4.1
18.19
ROA % 7.90
IRET's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 656 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. IRET: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
IRET' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 1.24 Max: 8.05
Current: 7.9
-0.7
8.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.74
IRET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 537 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 123.80 vs. IRET: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
IRET' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.12  Med: 3210.4 Max: 6118.21
Current: 0.74
-2.12
6118.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.80
IRET's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 560 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. IRET: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.2  Med: -2.1 Max: 15.6
Current: -1.8
-21.2
15.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.50
IRET's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 504 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. IRET: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.4 Max: 59.6
Current: -10.5
0
59.6
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Investors Real Estate Trust IRET.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

IRET Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 2,057,700 sh (-0.60%)
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Q4 2017

IRET Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 89,947 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,163,600 sh (+5.15%)
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Q1 2018

IRET Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 2,719,545 sh (+25.70%)
Pioneer Investments 80,599 sh (-10.39%)
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Q2 2018

IRET Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jim Simons 3,126,945 sh (+14.98%)
Pioneer Investments 79,599 sh (-1.24%)
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Preferred stocks of Investors Real Estate Trust

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
IRETPRBCL.PFD25.147.917.95 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -B-
IRETPR.PFD25.328.158.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred
IRETpC.PFD24.705.056.625 % Cum Conv Red Perp Pfd Registered Shs Series -C-

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential    NAICS: 531190    SIC: 6798
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Traded in other countries:WXC.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Investors Real Estate Trust is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates income producing real estate properties. Its multifamily leases are for one-year term and commercial properties are leased to tenants under long-term lease arrangements.

Investors Real Estate Trust is a real estate investment trust engaged in owning and operating multifamily and healthcare properties, located primarily in the upper Midwestern region of the United States. In terms of total value, the company's real estate portfolio is largely made up of multifamily residential communities, while healthcare properties also represent a sizable percentage. Investors Real Estate Trust derives nearly all of its income in the form of rental revenue from leasing its real estate assets to tenants. The majority of the company's total revenue is contributed by its multifamily property holdings. Assets located in the states of Minnesota and North Dakota account for the vast majority of Investors Real Estate Trusts' total revenue.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 6.23
IRET's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 586 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. IRET: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
IRET' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 56.44 Max: 306.67
Current: 6.23
3.67
306.67
PB Ratio 1.23
IRET's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 640 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IRET: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IRET' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.23
1.04
2.24
PS Ratio 3.78
IRET's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. IRET: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IRET' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 3.86 Max: 9.73
Current: 3.78
2.47
9.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.28
IRET's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 560 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. IRET: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IRET' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.67  Med: 12.21 Max: 16.69
Current: 15.28
7.67
16.69
EV-to-EBIT 396.91
IRET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 589 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.79 vs. IRET: 396.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -440.9  Med: 29.3 Max: 435.3
Current: 396.91
-440.9
435.3
EV-to-EBITDA 15.79
IRET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 601 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. IRET: 15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IRET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13  Med: 15.7 Max: 41.3
Current: 15.79
13
41.3
EV-to-Revenue 7.84
IRET's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
83% of the 650 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. IRET: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
IRET' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 9 Max: 20.2
Current: 7.84
7.8
20.2
Shiller PE Ratio 21.90
IRET's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 233 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 23.55 vs. IRET: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
IRET' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.56  Med: 34.53 Max: 65.92
Current: 21.9
17.56
65.92
Current Ratio 0.56
IRET's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. IRET: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IRET' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.56
0.12
2.19
Quick Ratio 0.56
IRET's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. IRET: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IRET' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.56
0.12
2.19
Days Payable 127.08
IRET's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 488 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 118.18 vs. IRET: 127.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IRET' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 127.08  Med: 160.98 Max: 187.13
Current: 127.08
127.08
187.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.16
IRET's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
51% of the 978 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IRET: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
IRET' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.47  Med: 6.96 Max: 9.6
Current: 5.16
4.47
9.6
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -18.60
IRET's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 436 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. IRET: -18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
IRET' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.8 Max: 37.8
Current: -18.6
0
37.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.16
IRET's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
62% of the 977 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. IRET: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.96
IRET's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 976 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. IRET: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
IRET' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 4 Max: 5.51
Current: 2.96
2.57
5.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
IRET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. IRET: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IRET' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: -11.7 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
-20.1
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.26
IRET's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 630 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. IRET: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
IRET' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.26
1.24
2.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.99
IRET's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. IRET: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IRET' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.99
0.64
1.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.25
IRET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. IRET: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IRET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 3.3 Max: 4.3
Current: 0.25
-0.6
4.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -35.74
IRET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 387 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. IRET: -35.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IRET' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.7  Med: -15.9 Max: -1
Current: -35.74
-36.7
-1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $192.28
EPS (TTM) $ 0.87
Beta0.97
Volatility25.22%
52-Week Range $4.61 - 6.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)119.39

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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