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Cowen Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.54 (-1.95 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.18
50-Day Range
MA: $26.92
52-Week Range
Now: $27.18
Volume727,847 shs
Average Volume569,125 shs
Market Capitalization$722.15 million
P/E Ratio6.55
Dividend Yield1.15%
Cowen Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment banking, research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, 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, as well as offers a suite of prime brokerage, cross-asset trading, securities finance, global execution, clearing, and commission management services. In addition, the company provides research content and coverage. Further, it offers investment products and solutions in the liquidity spectrum to institutional and private clients. Additionally, the company 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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Overall MarketRank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

362nd out of 1,933 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

9th out of 48 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COWN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.05 billion
Cash Flow$3.26 per share
Book Value$30.63 per share


Net Income$24.63 million


Market Cap$722.15 million
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.54 (-1.95 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cowen's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Cowen's stock was trading at $11.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, COWN shares have increased by 133.9% and is now trading at $27.18.
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Is Cowen a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cowen in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Cowen's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Cowen CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Cowen's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Cowen's next earnings date?

Cowen is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to Cowen's earnings call?

Cowen will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 11th 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The financial services provider reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.77. The financial services provider earned $274.29 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $229.09 million. Cowen had a net margin of 9.49% and a return on equity of 21.67%.
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How often does Cowen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cowen?

Cowen announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 30th. This is a boost from Cowen's previous quarterly dividend of $0.04.
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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 1.15%. 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 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 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?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Cowen's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Cowen's share price to reach $26.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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Are investors shorting Cowen?

Cowen saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,830,000 shares, an increase of 16.4% from the December 15th total of 5,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 441,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 13.2 days. Currently, 23.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Cowen's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cowen own?

Who are Cowen's key executives?

Cowen's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey Marc Solomon, Chairman & CEO (Age 54, Pay $3.89M)
  • Mr. Stephen A. Lasota CPA, MD & CFO (Age 57, Pay $2.27M)
  • Mr. John J. Holmes, MD & COO (Age 56, Pay $2.31M)
  • Mr. Owen S. Littman, MD, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47, 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
  • Mr. Rhys S. Brooks, Head of Sales Trading
  • Ms. Jane Gerhard, MD & Head of HR

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC (0.43%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.27%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.10%) and Founders Capital Management (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 institutional investors are selling Cowen stock?

COWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and First Hawaiian Bank.
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Which institutional investors are buying Cowen stock?

COWN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC, and Founders Capital Management. 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.

What is Cowen's stock price today?

One share of COWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.18.

How big of a company is Cowen?

Cowen has a market capitalization of $722.15 million 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. Cowen employs 1,325 workers across the globe.

What is Cowen's official website?

The official website for Cowen is www.cowen.com.

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 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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