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NYSE:CUZ

Cousins Properties (CUZ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$23.44
+0.18 (+0.77%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$22.82
$23.50
50-Day Range
$21.83
$24.75
52-Week Range
$17.40
$25.52
Volume
955,719 shs
Average Volume
1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.56 billion
P/E Ratio
42.63
Dividend Yield
5.46%
Price Target
$24.00

Cousins Properties MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.38 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.4% Upside
$24.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.75% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.06mentions of Cousins Properties in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.54%
From $2.60 to $2.64 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.

3.49 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

414th out of 853 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

85th out of 169 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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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/16 Dividend
1/03/2024
Dividend Payable
1/16/2024
Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Diversified REITs
CUSIP
22279510
Employees
305
Year Founded
1958

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$24.00
High Stock Price Target
$29.00
Low Stock Price Target
$19.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.38
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$82.96 million
Pretax Margin
10.09%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$802.87 million
Cash Flow
$2.67 per share
Book Value
$29.97 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
150,103,000
Market Cap
$3.56 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.27

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael Colin Connolly (Age 47)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.74M
  • Mr. Gregg D. Adzema (Age 59)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.04M
  • Mr. Richard G. Hickson IV (Age 50)
    Executive Vice President of Operations
    Comp: $861.5k
  • Ms. Jane Kennedy Hicks (Age 40)
    Chief Investment Officer, Executive VP & MD of Atlanta
    Comp: $838.8k
  • Mr. John S. McCollMr. John S. McColl (Age 61)
    Executive Vice President of Development
    Comp: $838.87k
  • 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. Pamela F. Roper Esq. (Age 50)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $691.93k
  • Ms. Melissa McNamara
    Vice President & Head of Corporate Communications














CUZ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cousins Properties stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cousins Properties in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

8 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Cousins Properties' stock. Their CUZ share price targets range from $19.00 to $29.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price.
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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 shares have decreased by 3.7% and is now trading at $23.4450.
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Are investors shorting Cousins Properties?

Cousins Properties saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,140,000 shares, an increase of 70.4% from the January 31st total of 2,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,600,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.8% 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, April 25th 2024.
View our CUZ earnings forecast
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How were Cousins Properties' earnings last quarter?

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.53. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $197 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.47 million. Cousins Properties had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.81% and a net margin of 10.33%. The firm's revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.66 EPS.

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

Cousins Properties announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 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 5.50%. CUZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 232.73%. 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 48.48% 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 issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.570-2.670 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 2.580. 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.09%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (8.04%), APG Asset Management US Inc. (5.25%), Centersquare Investment Management LLC (2.96%), Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC (2.19%) and Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (1.83%). Insiders that own company stock include 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 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff