Cowen Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.92 (+2.44 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $38.68
50-Day Range
MA: $36.65
52-Week Range
Now: $38.68
Volume516,146 shs
Average Volume690,738 shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E Ratio9.32
Dividend Yield0.84%
Cowen Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment banking, research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, securities financing, commission management, and investment management services in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Operating Company (Op Co) and Asset Company (Asset Co). The company offers public and private capital raising, and strategic advisory services for public and private companies. It also trades common stocks, listed options, equity-linked securities, and other financial instruments on behalf of institutional investor clients. In addition, the company offers investment products and solutions in the liquidity spectrum to institutional and private clients, as well as provides investment research services. Further, it is involved in the private investment, private real estate investment, and other legacy investment activities. Cowen Inc. was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COWN
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.05 billion
Cash Flow$4.64 per share
Book Value$30.63 per share


Net Income$24.63 million


Market Cap$1.03 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Shares Gap Up to $37.76
April 17, 2021 |
Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Shares Gap Up to $36.14
April 9, 2021 |
Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Stock Price Up 6.8%
April 5, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

419th out of 1,953 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

12th out of 48 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.92 (+2.44 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cowen a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cowen in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Cowen stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cowen?

Wall Street analysts have given Cowen a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Cowen wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Cowen's next earnings date?

Cowen is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Cowen's earnings call?

Cowen will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Cowen's earnings last quarter?

Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 10th. The financial services provider reported $4.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.53 by $2.05. The financial services provider earned $512.75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $379.07 million. Cowen had a net margin of 9.49% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.67%.
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How has Cowen's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Cowen's stock was trading at $11.62 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, COWN stock has increased by 232.9% and is now trading at $38.68.
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How often does Cowen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cowen?

Cowen announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 12th. Investors of record on Monday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 26th.
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Is Cowen a good dividend stock?

Cowen pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.84%. Cowen does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cowen is 14.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cowen will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.71% next year. This indicates that Cowen will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Cowen's stock split? How did Cowen's stock split work?

Cowen shares reverse split 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 closing bell 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.

What price target have analysts set for COWN?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Cowen's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Cowen's share price to reach $35.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%.
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Who are Cowen's key executives?

Cowen's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey Marc Solomon, Chairman & CEO (Age 55, Pay $3.89M)
  • Mr. Stephen A. Lasota CPA, MD & CFO (Age 58, Pay $2.27M)
  • Mr. John J. Holmes, MD & COO (Age 57, Pay $2.31M)
  • Mr. Owen S. Littman, MD, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48, Pay $2.26M)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Flisser Rosman, MD & Head of Investment Management
  • Mr. Zachary B. Fisher, Managing Director of Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Ms. Ann Neidenbach, MD & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. James T. Farley, MD & Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kelly Weigel, MD & Head of Marketing
  • Mr. Rhys S. Brooks, Head of Sales Trading

What is Jeffrey Solomon's approval rating as Cowen's CEO?

16 employees have rated Cowen CEO Jeffrey Solomon on Jeffrey Solomon has an approval rating of 100% among Cowen's employees. This puts Jeffrey Solomon in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Cowen's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cowen own?

What is Cowen's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cowen's major shareholders?

Cowen's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include First Hawaiian Bank (0.06%) and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Cowen stock include Brett H Barth, Cowen Inc, Jeffrey M Solomon, Lawrence E Leibowitz and Owen S Littman.
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Which major investors are selling Cowen stock?

COWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Hawaiian Bank.
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Which major investors are buying Cowen stock?

COWN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Valeo Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Cowen stock in the last two years include Brett H Barth, Cowen Inc, Jeffrey M Solomon, Lawrence E Leibowitz, and Owen S Littman.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cowen's stock price today?

One share of COWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.68.

How much money does Cowen make?

Cowen has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and generates $1.05 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $24.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.21 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cowen have?

Cowen employs 1,364 workers across the globe.

What is Cowen's official website?

The official website for Cowen is

Where are Cowen's headquarters?

Cowen is headquartered at 599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022.

How can I contact Cowen?

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

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by Staff
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