NASDAQ:COWN - Cowen Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.54 -0.42 (-3.01 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.54
Today's Range$13.52 - $14.06
52-Week Range$11.63 - $17.99
Volume327,875 shs
Average Volume346,765 shs
Market Capitalization$394.57 million
P/E Ratio6.98
Dividend YieldN/A
Cowen Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services for its clients. It manages separate client focused portfolio through its subsidiaries. Through its subsidiaries, the firm invests in equity and fixed income markets. It also invests in alternative investments markets through its subsidiaries. Cowen Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in New York, New York with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Chicago, Illinois, Cleveland, Ohio, Dallas, Texas, and San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COWN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.16
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.88


Trailing P/E Ratio6.98
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$658.78 million
Price / Sales0.60
Cash Flow$1.2089 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.20
Book Value$24.06 per share
Price / Book0.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-60,880,000.00
Net Margins-4.32%
Return on Equity7.61%
Return on Assets1.76%


Outstanding Shares29,140,000
Market Cap$394.57 million

Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cowen's stock symbol?

Cowen trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COWN."

When did Cowen's stock split? How did Cowen's stock split work?

Cowen shares reverse split before market open on Monday, December 5th 2016. The 1-4 reverse split was announced on Wednesday, November 9th 2016. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the market closes on Friday, December 2nd 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of Cowen stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

How will Cowen's stock buyback program work?

Cowen announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, February 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $23,600,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cowen's earnings last quarter?

Cowen Inc (NASDAQ:COWN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $195.03 million during the quarter. Cowen had a negative net margin of 4.32% and a positive return on equity of 7.61%. View Cowen's Earnings History.

When is Cowen's next earnings date?

Cowen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cowen.

What price target have analysts set for COWN?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Cowen's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Cowen's share price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cowen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cowen?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cowen in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cowen.

Has Cowen been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about COWN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cowen earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Cowen's key competitors?

Who are Cowen's key executives?

Cowen's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey Marc Solomon, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen A. Lasota, MD & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. John J. Holmes, MD & COO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Owen S. Littman, MD, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 45)
  • Mr. Frederic M. Seegal, MD & Vice Chairman of Investment Banking (Age 70)

Who are Cowen's major shareholders?

Cowen's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.34%), BlackRock Inc. (8.31%), Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC (6.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.93%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.26%) and Vanguard Group Inc (4.26%). Company insiders that own Cowen stock include Brett H Barth, John J Holmes and Peter A Cohen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cowen.

Which institutional investors are selling Cowen stock?

COWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Gator Capital Management LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Cumberland Partners Ltd and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cowen.

Which institutional investors are buying Cowen stock?

COWN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cowen.

How do I buy shares of Cowen?

Shares of COWN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cowen's stock price today?

One share of COWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.54.

How big of a company is Cowen?

Cowen has a market capitalization of $394.57 million and generates $658.78 million in revenue each year. Cowen employs 1,124 workers across the globe.

What is Cowen's official website?

The official website for Cowen is

How can I contact Cowen?

Cowen's mailing address is 599 LEXINGTON AVENUE 20TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 646-562-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cowen (NASDAQ COWN)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  191 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  390
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cowen and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COWN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COWN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by Staff

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