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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
WPC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 814 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. WPC: 0.05 )
WPC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.05

0.04
0.55
Equity to Asset 0.43
WPC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 854 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WPC: 0.43 )
WPC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.43

0.41
0.66
Interest Coverage 1.51
WPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. WPC: 1.51 )
WPC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 5.61
Current: 1.51

0.96
5.61
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.93
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
6.27%
3.59%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 29.66
WPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 41.36 vs. WPC: 29.66 )
WPC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.05   Max: 44.48
Current: 29.66

13.05
44.48
Net-margin (%) 26.32
WPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.00 vs. WPC: 26.32 )
WPC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.14   Max: 43.37
Current: 26.32

-9.14
43.37
ROE (%) 7.06
WPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 867 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. WPC: 7.06 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 21.27
Current: 7.06

-1.73
21.27
ROA (%) 3.10
WPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 870 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. WPC: 3.10 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.05   Max: 10.56
Current: 3.1

-1.05
10.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.61
WPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 776 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. WPC: 6.61 )
WPC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 20.17
Current: 6.61

3.3
20.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
WPC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. WPC: 2.70 )
WPC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 21.5
Current: 2.7

-4.6
21.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
WPC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WPC: 6.90 )
WPC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32.1
Current: 6.9

0
32.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.00
WPC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 504 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WPC: -18.00 )
WPC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 29.1
Current: -18

-21.5
29.1
» WPC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

WPC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 15,036 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 8,677 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 950,200 sh (-0.31%)
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Q2 2014

WPC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Murray Stahl 9,050 sh (+58.77%)
Tom Gayner 950,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

WPC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,948 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 9,150 sh (+1.10%)
Tom Gayner 950,200 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

WPC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 9,150 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 950,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.50
WPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.80 vs. WPC: 27.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.16   Max: 64.21
Current: 27.5

9.16
64.21
Forward P/E 32.47
WPC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 30.77 vs. WPC: 32.47 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.60
WPC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. WPC: 33.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.63   Max: 73.01
Current: 33.6

9.63
73.01
P/B 2.00
WPC's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. WPC: 2.00 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.89
Current: 2

1.14
2.89
P/S 7.50
WPC's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. WPC: 7.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.02   Max: 10.57
Current: 7.5

3.02
10.57
POCF 17.80
WPC's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. WPC: 17.80 )
WPC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.93   Max: 44.24
Current: 17.8

8.93
44.24
EV-to-EBIT 42.16
WPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.18 vs. WPC: 42.16 )
WPC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6789.6   Max: 139.8
Current: 42.16

-6789.6
139.8
PEG 2.38
WPC's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WPC: 2.38 )
WPC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 28.74
Current: 2.38

0.39
28.74
Shiller P/E 32.00
WPC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WPC: 32.00 )
WPC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.48   Max: 35.97
Current: 32

9.48
35.97
Current Ratio 0.15
WPC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 797 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. WPC: 0.15 )
WPC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.15

0.15
0.43
Quick Ratio 0.15
WPC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 797 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WPC: 0.15 )
WPC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.15

0.15
0.43
Days Sales Outstanding 10.50
WPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.48 vs. WPC: 10.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.87   Max: 122.51
Current: 10.5

23.87
122.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.40
WPC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 846 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. WPC: 5.40 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.44   Max: 10.93
Current: 5.4

3.44
10.93
Dividend Payout 1.79
WPC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WPC: 1.79 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.79

0.64
2.4
Dividend growth (3y) 19.00
WPC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 559 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WPC: 19.00 )
WPC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19
Current: 19

0
19
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.58
WPC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 849 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. WPC: 10.58 )
WPC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 21.42
Current: 10.58

6.74
21.42
Share Buyback Rate -35.50
WPC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. WPC: -35.50 )
WPC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1   Max: -35.5
Current: -35.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.60
WPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WPC: 4.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 5.28
Current: 4.6

0.84
5.28
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.90
WPC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WPC: 3.90 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 3.49
Current: 3.9

0.93
3.49
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
WPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WPC: 1.40 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.4

0.76
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.40
WPC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WPC: 2.40 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 7.02
Current: 2.4

0.75
7.02
Price/Graham Number 2.60
WPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 936 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WPC: 2.60 )
WPC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.6

0.69
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.40
WPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 858 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. WPC: 2.40 )
WPC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 9.6
Current: 2.4

0.7
9.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.37
WPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. WPC: 12.37 )
WPC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 48.7
Current: 12.37

-5.2
48.7

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