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Cousins Properties (CUZ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.13 (+0.55%)
(As of 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
700,465 shs
Average Volume
1.53 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.61 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Cousins Properties MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.33 Rating Score
0.2% Downside
$23.67 Price Target
Short Interest
2.31% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.97mentions of Cousins Properties in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.66 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.63 to $2.68 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.92 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

284th out of 830 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

54th out of 174 stocks

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About Cousins Properties Stock (NYSE:CUZ)

Cousins Properties Incorporated ("Cousins") is a fully integrated, self-administered, and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company, based in Atlanta and acting through its operating partnership, Cousins Properties LP, primarily invests in Class A office buildings located in high-growth Sun Belt markets. Founded in 1958, Cousins creates shareholder value through its extensive expertise in the development, acquisition, leasing, and management of high-quality real estate assets. The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets, and opportunistic investments.

CUZ Stock Price History

CUZ Stock News Headlines

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Q1 2024 Cousins Properties Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Diversified REITs
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$82.96 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$802.87 million
Cash Flow
$2.64 per share
Book Value
$29.97 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.61 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Richard G. Hickson IV (Age 50)
    Executive Vice President of Operations
    Comp: $996.15k
  • Ms. Jane Kennedy Hicks (Age 40)
    Chief Investment Officer, Executive VP & MD of Atlanta
    Comp: $973.83k
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Symes (Age 59)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Brandon Van Orden
    Senior VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Roni Imbeaux
    Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melissa McNamara
    Vice President & Head of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Francis Wetherington
    Vice President of Human Resources
  • Mr. Kyle Burd
    Senior VP & MD of Tampa
  • Chip Andrews
    Senior Vice President of Property Management
  • Ms. Amy Williams
    Senior VP, Associate General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary

CUZ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cousins Properties stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cousins Properties in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" CUZ shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CUZ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Cousins Properties' stock price target for 2024?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Cousins Properties' stock. Their CUZ share price targets range from $19.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $23.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%.
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How have CUZ shares performed in 2024?

Cousins Properties' stock was trading at $24.35 at the start of the year. Since then, CUZ stock has decreased by 2.6% and is now trading at $23.71.
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Are investors shorting Cousins Properties?

Cousins Properties saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,490,000 shares, an increase of 11.5% from the April 15th total of 3,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,590,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Cousins Properties' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Cousins Properties' earnings last quarter?

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.54. The real estate investment trust earned $209.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $199.35 million. Cousins Properties had a net margin of 9.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.65 EPS.

How often does Cousins Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cousins Properties?

Cousins Properties announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.40%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 3rd.
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Is Cousins Properties a good dividend stock?

Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.37%. CUZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 261.22%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, CUZ will have a dividend payout ratio of 47.76% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CUZ.

What guidance has Cousins Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cousins Properties updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.600-2.670 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 2.620. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Thomas G. Cousins' approval rating as Cousins Properties' CEO?

12 employees have rated Cousins Properties Chief Executive Officer Thomas G. Cousins on Thomas G. Cousins has an approval rating of 88% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Cousins Properties own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cousins Properties investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Genocea Biosciences (GNCA), Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Cousins Properties' major shareholders?

Cousins Properties' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.36%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (7.74%), Centersquare Investment Management LLC (3.22%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.26%), BROOKFIELD Corp ON (0.59%) and Invenomic Capital Management LP (0.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Gregg D Adzema, John S Mccoll and Scott W Fordham.
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How do I buy shares of Cousins Properties?

Shares of CUZ stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:CUZ) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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