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: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:CNS
  • CUSIP: 19247A10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.8 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 46,293,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.74
  • 52 Week Range: $33.16 - $43.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.69
  • P/E Growth: 2.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $359.88 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.01
  • Book Value: $5.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.59
  • Annual Dividend: $1.04
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $147.14 million
  • Net Margins: 26.56%
  • Return on Equity: 34.02%
  • Return on Assets: 28.70%
  • Current Ratio: 6.13%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.13%
  • Average Volume: 140,797 shs.
  • Beta: 1.4
  • Short Ratio: 11.29

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Thursday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 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, April, 19th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47. The firm had revenue of $89.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $89.31 million. Cohen & Steers had a return on equity of 34.02% and a net margin of 26.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.39 EPS. 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 Tuesday, July, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cohen & Steers.

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

4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Cohen & Steers' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Cohen & Steers' stock price to reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cohen & Steers.

Who are some of Cohen & Steers' key competitors?

Who owns Cohen & Steers stock?

Cohen & Steers' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.67%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.31%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (1.89%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.57%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.50%) and BTIM Corp. (1.33%). Company insiders that own Cohen & Steers stock include Elena Dulik, Francis C Poli 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 Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BTIM Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Century Capital Management LLC and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cohen & Steers stock in the last year include Elena Dulik, Francis C Poli 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 Global Thematic Partners LLC, Nicholas Company Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American Century Companies Inc., Menta Capital LLC and Capital Impact Advisors LLC. 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.

How much does a share of Cohen & Steers stock cost?

One share of Cohen & Steers stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.92.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (10.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingNeutral -> Hold$41.00LowView Rating Details
3/3/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
12/16/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
9/18/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 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
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: $1.93
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q2 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q3 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q4 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cohen & Steers (NYSE:CNS)
Next Dividend:6/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:2.67%
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:52.26% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
53.06% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
47.27% (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: 55.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.56%
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
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' (CNS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - May 23 at 11:52 AM logoCNS Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average - May 12 at 9:56 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (New York) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNS-US : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 4:56 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Cohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) to "Buy" - May 9 at 9:50 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management April 30, 2017 - May 8 at 9:19 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.28 (CNS) - May 5 at 6:46 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows - May 4 at 3:24 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 1 at 12:19 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Insider Sells $479,993.60 in Stock - April 27 at 5:52 PM logoPositive Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Cohen & Steers (CNS) Share Price - April 27 at 4:01 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Earning Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 24 at 2:36 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for Cohen & Steers, Inc. Issued By Gabelli (CNS) - April 24 at 9:18 AM logoEdited Transcript of CNS earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 21 at 9:33 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 20 at 6:38 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Posts Earnings Results, Meets Estimates - April 19 at 9:48 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday - April 17 at 7:35 AM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Receiving Negative Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 16 at 9:06 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.45 Per Share (CNS) - April 14 at 8:42 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Cohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) to "Hold" - April 13 at 9:20 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 19, 2017 - April 12 at 9:27 PM logoCohen & Steers (CNS) Reports March AUM of $58.5B - April 12 at 10:31 AM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management March 31, 2017 - April 11 at 12:36 PM logoCohen & Steers reports March AUM - April 10 at 8:43 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - April 5 at 9:13 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 4 at 1:58 PM logoCohen & Steers declares monthly distributions - April 4 at 1:48 PM logo[$$] Retail investors pile into European property funds - April 2 at 9:00 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Sell" - March 27 at 10:51 PM logoTwo Cohen & Steers Funds Win Performance Awards From Lipper - March 27 at 12:34 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - March 27 at 8:26 AM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - March 21 at 8:46 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - March 9 at 8:40 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management February 28, 2017 - March 9 at 4:58 PM logoCoverage initiated on Cohen & Steers by Sidoti - March 3 at 9:24 PM logoCOHEN & STEERS INC Financials - March 2 at 4:40 PM logoCOHEN & STEERS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 24 at 4:45 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Change in Realty Majors Portfolio Index - February 10 at 9:43 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Change in Global Realty Majors Portfolio Index - February 10 at 9:43 PM logoNotable Friday Option Activity: TTS, TSLA, CNS - February 10 at 4:41 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management January 31, 2017 - February 8 at 4:45 PM logoCohen & Steers: Overpriced And In Decline - January 31 at 4:51 PM logoEdited Transcript of CNS earnings conference call or presentation 19-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT - January 19 at 10:42 PM logoQ4 2016 Cohen & Steers Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - January 18 at 4:45 PM logoCohen & Steers Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Diluted EPS Of $0.56, Or $0.48 As Adjusted; Full Year 2016 Diluted EPS Of $2.00, Or $1.85 As Adjusted - January 18 at 4:45 PM logoCohen & Steers, Inc. to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on January 18, 2017 - January 11 at 4:51 PM logoCohen & Steers Announces Preliminary Assets Under Management December 31, 2016 - January 10 at 5:06 PM logoA 'Challenging' Year Ahead For Small-, Mid-Cap Asset Managers? - December 30 at 4:51 PM logoALPS Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF declares $0.460527 dividend - December 21 at 9:43 AM logoCohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund (PSF) Declares Year-End Capital Gain Distribution and Announces the Implementation of a Managed Distribution Policy - December 20 at 5:00 PM logoCohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund (UTF) Declares Year-End Capital Gain Distribution - December 20 at 8:43 AM



Cohen & Steers (CNS) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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