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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage REIT Gramercy Capital (NYSE: GPT  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Gramercy and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Gramercy facts

Headquarters (founded)

Los Angeles (2004)

Market Cap

$165.0 million 


Diversified REIT

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$107.5 million


CEO Gordon DuGan (since 2012)
CFO Jon Clark (since 2009)

Return on Assets (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$175.4 million / $2.5 billion


Equity Office Management, LLC
iStar Financial (NYSE: STAR  ) Newcastle Investment (NYSE: NCT  )

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 374 members who have rated Gramercy believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFDeej, succinctly summed up the Gramercy bull case for our community: "The conversion from a wierd CDO machine into a normal REIT with real property assets continues. Once [Gramercy] pays off its preferred shareholders (of which I am one as well) and initiates a dividend on the common at some point this year or next its stock should take off." 

If you want market-beating returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Gramercy may not be your top choice.

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