Cohen & Steers Company Profile (NYSE:CNS)

About Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)

Cohen & Steers logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) is a holding company. The Company is an investment manager with a focus on liquid real assets, including real estate securities, listed infrastructure, commodities and natural resource equities, as well as preferred securities and other income solutions. The Company serves institutional and individual investors. The Company manages three types of investment vehicles: institutional accounts, open-end funds and closed-end funds. The Company also provides services in connection with model-based strategies (MBS) accounts. In addition, the Company provides several services in connection with assets held by unit investment trusts (UITs). As a portfolio consultant to a number of UITs, the Company constructs a portfolio of securities that suit the investment objective of the UIT. The Company also provides ongoing portfolio monitoring services and provides a license to certain firms to use its name in connection with certain of their investment products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:CNS
  • CUSIP: 19247A10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.80675 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 46,303,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $38.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.53
  • 52 Week Range: $33.16 - $43.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.48
  • P/E Growth: 2.77
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $366.32 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.98
  • Book Value: $6.26 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.29
  • Annual Dividend: $1.12
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $150.5 million
  • Net Margins: 26.34%
  • Return on Equity: 33.17%
  • Return on Assets: 26.42%
  • Current Ratio: 5.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.84%
  • Average Volume: 104,620 shs.
  • Beta: 1.55

Frequently Asked Questions for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)

What is Cohen & Steers' stock symbol?

Cohen & Steers trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNS."

How often does Cohen & Steers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cohen & Steers?

Cohen & Steers announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. View Cohen & Steers' Dividend History.

How were Cohen & Steers' earnings last quarter?

Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 19th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $92.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.52 million. Cohen & Steers had a return on equity of 33.17% and a net margin of 26.34%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.46 earnings per share. View Cohen & Steers' Earnings History.

When will Cohen & Steers make its next earnings announcement?

Cohen & Steers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cohen & Steers.

Where is Cohen & Steers' stock going? Where will Cohen & Steers' stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Cohen & Steers' shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Cohen & Steers' share price to reach $45.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cohen & Steers.

Who are some of Cohen & Steers' key competitors?

Who are Cohen & Steers' key executives?

Cohen & Steers' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Martin Cohen, Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph M. Harvey, President
  • Robert H. Steers, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Matthew S. Stadler CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Adam M. Derechin, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Francis C. Poli Esq., Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Todd Glickson, Executive Vice President and Director of Global Marketing and Product Solutions
  • Reena Aggarwal Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Frank T. Connor, Independent Director
  • Peter Lee Rhein CPA, Independent Director

Who owns Cohen & Steers stock?

Cohen & Steers' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bamco Inc. NY (5.81%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.81%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.55%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.45%). Company insiders that own Cohen & Steers stock include Elena Dulik, Francis C Poli, John Todd Glickson and Matthew S Stadler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cohen & Steers.

Who sold Cohen & Steers stock? Who is selling Cohen & Steers stock?

Cohen & Steers' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bamco Inc. NY, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., BTIM Corp., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Eaton Vance Management, Menta Capital LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold Cohen & Steers stock in the last year include Elena Dulik, Francis C Poli, John Todd Glickson and Matthew S Stadler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cohen & Steers.

Who bought Cohen & Steers stock? Who is buying Cohen & Steers stock?

Cohen & Steers' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Global Thematic Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Miles Capital Inc. and State Street Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cohen & Steers.

How do I buy Cohen & Steers stock?

Shares of Cohen & Steers can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cohen & Steers' stock price today?

One share of Cohen & Steers stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.37.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cohen & Steers (NYSE CNS)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  149 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  226
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cohen & Steers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.50 (15.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/3/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
12/16/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/14/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/18/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Earnings by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE CNS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/17/2017$0.51N/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2017Q2 2017$0.49$0.50$92.52 million$92.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2017Q1 2017$0.47$0.47$89.31 million$89.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2017Q416$0.47$0.48$92.41 million$89.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.51$0.51$1.02 million$94.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.49$0.46$86.12 million$86.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.42$0.39$81.58 million$79.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2016Q415$0.41$0.13$79.58 million$81.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/14/2015Q315$0.40$0.37$80.30 million$94.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/15/2015Q215$0.39$0.45$85.90 million$83.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/15/2015Q115$0.53$0.45$80.30 million$83.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.49$0.34$79.80 million$81.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2014Q314$0.46$0.40$81.90 million$80.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2014Q214$0.44$0.49$77.73 million$78.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.40$0.43$72.50 million$72.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$0.41$0.43$73.95 million$73.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q313$0.40$0.41$73.37 million$74.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.34$76.24 million$77.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.43$0.44$73.66 million$72.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.42$0.49$70.55 million$71.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.36$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.41$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.34$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.37$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.35$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.32$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.26$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q2 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Next Dividend:9/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.12
Dividend Yield:2.84%
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.37% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.72% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE CNS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/3/2014mar 14$0.163/19/20143/21/20143/31/2014
5/1/2013may 13$0.175/15/20135/17/20135/31/2013
3/1/2013mar 13$0.173/15/20133/19/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 52.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 45.36%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/14/2017John Todd GlicksonInsiderSell6,700$39.72$266,124.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2017Francis C PoliInsiderSell11,840$40.54$479,993.60View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Matthew S StadlerCFOSell40,000$35.22$1,408,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Elena DulikInsiderSell467$37.73$17,619.91View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Francis C PoliEVPSell12,352$35.73$441,336.96View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Francis C. PoliEVPSell10,000$31.37$313,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Francis C PoliInsiderSell8,753$36.13$316,245.89View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Francis C PoliEVPSell15,065$41.74$628,813.10View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Peter L RheinDirectorSell9,631$40.92$394,100.52View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Francis C PoliEVPSell12,587$41.21$518,710.27View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Bernard Matthew DoucetteCAOSell2,291$33.53$76,817.23View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Latest Headlines for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
DateHeadline logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - September 18 at 9:34 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) versus Its Rivals Financial Survey - September 16 at 10:20 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Cohen & Steers Inc (CNS) to Hold - September 15 at 8:34 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) :CNS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 5:46 PM logoReviewing T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) & Cohen & Steers (CNS) - September 15 at 4:28 PM logoHead to Head Survey: Cohen & Steers (CNS) versus Its Peers - September 14 at 8:28 PM logoHead to Head Analysis: WisdomTree Investments (WETF) vs. Cohen & Steers (CNS) - September 14 at 10:34 AM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management and Net Flows For August 2017 - September 11 at 6:01 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Cohen & Steers (CNS) versus The Competition - September 10 at 12:26 PM logoCritical Review: Cohen & Steers (CNS) vs. its Peers - September 9 at 10:56 AM logoAnalyzing Medley Management (MDLY) and Cohen & Steers (CNS) - September 3 at 4:26 PM logoComparing T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) & Cohen & Steers (CNS) - August 29 at 4:22 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) and Eaton Vance Corporation (EV) Head to Head Analysis - August 28 at 12:26 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 26 at 2:34 AM logoInvesco (IVZ) Nears $1B Deal With Guggenheim Partners - August 25 at 3:11 PM logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - CNS - August 24 at 10:39 PM logoContrasting Federated Investors (FII) and Cohen & Steers (CNS) - August 24 at 8:38 AM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) vs. Ares Management L.P. (ARES) Head-To-Head Analysis - August 23 at 10:22 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Insider Sells $266,124.00 in Stock - August 16 at 1:40 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management - August 8 at 5:03 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.28 - August 4 at 6:23 PM logo/C O R R E C T I O N -- Cohen & Steers/ - August 1 at 6:03 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 1 at 8:01 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNS-US : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Blackstone's Q2 Top-line Registered a 30% Y-o-Y Growth - July 26 at 5:59 PM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Cohen & Steers Inc's FY2018 Earnings (CNS) - July 24 at 11:02 AM logoCohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) Downgraded by BidaskClub - July 23 at 6:52 PM logoEdited Transcript of CNS earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT - July 21 at 12:19 AM logoInvestor Network: Cohen & Steers, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 20 at 7:16 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - July 19 at 9:58 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 19 at 6:35 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - July 14 at 7:18 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) Increased by Analyst - July 13 at 9:36 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. to Release Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on July 19, 2017 - July 12 at 6:03 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management June 30, 2017 - July 11 at 6:28 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 7 at 10:50 AM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 3 at 10:10 PM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Cohen & Steers Inc (CNS) to Hold - June 21 at 10:02 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - June 15 at 8:50 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 14 at 9:06 PM logoCohen & Steers Hires Specialist to Expand DCIO Support for Western U.S. Market - June 13 at 12:33 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 12:33 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) :CNS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 5:26 PM logoCohen & Steers Inc (CNS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 12 at 11:24 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Upgraded at BidaskClub - June 10 at 9:50 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management May 31, 2017 - June 8 at 5:25 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) : CNS-US: Dividend Analysis : June 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017 - May 31 at 4:27 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Cohen & Steers, Progress Software and Maxim Integrated Products - May 26 at 4:54 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNS-US : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 4:54 PM logoCohen & Steers' (CNS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - May 23 at 11:52 AM



Cohen & Steers (CNS) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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