Cousins Properties Company Profile (NYSE:CUZ)

About Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)

Cousins Properties logoCousins Properties Incorporated is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company's segments include Office, Mixed-Use, Other, Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Orlando, Tampa, Phoenix and Other. It develops, acquires, leases, manages and owns primarily Class A office properties and opportunistic mixed-use developments in Sunbelt markets with a focus on Georgia, Texas and North Carolina. It manages a 15.8 million-square-foot trophy office portfolio in the Sun Belt markets of Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Orlando, Tampa and Tempe. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio of real estate assets consisted of interests in 16.2 million square feet of office space and 786,000 square feet of mixed-use space. The Company, through Cousins TRS Services LLC, owns and manages its own real estate portfolio and performs certain real estate related services for other parties. Its properties include Colorado Tower, 816 Congress, Promenade and Gateway Village.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:CUZ
  • CUSIP: 22279510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.57 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 418,896,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.31
  • 52 Week Range: $7.09 - $11.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 44.89
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $333.43 million
  • Price / Sales: 10.72
  • Book Value: $6.25 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.36
  • Annual Dividend: $0.24
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBIDTA: $186.02 million
  • Net Margins: 20.13%
  • Return on Equity: 4.49%
  • Return on Assets: 2.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 1.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.08%
  • Average Volume: 3.98 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • Short Ratio: 2.41

Frequently Asked Questions for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)

What is Cousins Properties' stock symbol?

Cousins Properties trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CUZ."

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

Cousins Properties declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 21st. Investors of record on Monday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, April 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th. View Cousins Properties' Dividend History.

How were Cousins Properties' earnings last quarter?

Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.13. The firm earned $112.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $116.11 million. Cousins Properties had a return on equity of 4.49% and a net margin of 20.13%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 147.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. View Cousins Properties' Earnings History.

When will Cousins Properties make its next earnings announcement?

Cousins Properties is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cousins Properties.

Where is Cousins Properties' stock going? Where will Cousins Properties' stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Cousins Properties' stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Cousins Properties' stock price to reach $9.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cousins Properties.

Who are some of Cousins Properties' key competitors?

Who owns Cousins Properties stock?

Cousins Properties' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (16.36%), BlackRock Inc. (12.51%), FMR LLC (9.10%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (5.56%), State Street Corp (4.22%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.50%). Company insiders that own Cousins Properties stock include Gregg D Adzema, Lawrence L Gellerstedt III, Lillian C Giornelli, Michael Colin Connolly and S Taylor Glover. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cousins Properties.

Who sold Cousins Properties stock? Who is selling Cousins Properties stock?

Cousins Properties' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., FMR LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cousins Properties.

Who bought Cousins Properties stock? Who is buying Cousins Properties stock?

Cousins Properties' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Laurion Capital Management LP, State Street Corp, APG Asset Management US Inc. and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.. Company insiders that have bought Cousins Properties stock in the last two years include Gregg D Adzema, Lawrence L Gellerstedt III, Michael Colin Connolly and S Taylor Glover. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cousins Properties.

How do I buy Cousins Properties stock?

Shares of Cousins Properties 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 Cousins Properties stock cost?

One share of Cousins Properties stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.53.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $9.00 (5.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$9.00 -> $10.00LowView Rating Details
10/17/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$9.50 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
11/24/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$12.00 -> $11.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Earnings by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.15$0.02$116.11 million$112.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.15$0.18$100.16 million$114.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.22$0.22$91.02 million$94.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.22$0.21$89.52 million$92.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.22$0.21$91.81 million$91.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.21$0.23$95.68 million$93.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.21$0.24$97.18 million$98.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.20$0.21$93.01 million$97.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.20$0.21$97.80 million$91.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.21$0.24$93.61 million$106.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.19$0.20$82.10 million$89.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.17$0.18$78.24 million$84.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.17$0.19$77.92 million$81.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.16$0.18$71.52 million$79.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.11$0.11$41.00 million$49.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q213$0.12$0.14$441.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.12$0.11$37.98 million$41.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.11$0.15$34.25 million$39.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012$0.13$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.12$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.11$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.11$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.11$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.13$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.58
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q2 20172$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20172$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q4 20172$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q1 20182$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20182$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q3 20182$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20182$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Most Recent Dividend:4/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:2.81%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:77.42% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
184.62% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
126.32% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)

Dividend History by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.16%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.92%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell5,006$8.38$41,950.28View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell541$8.50$4,598.50View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell17,800$8.48$150,944.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell18,977$8.42$159,786.34View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell7,665$8.40$64,386.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell3,809$8.33$31,728.97View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell5,372$8.46$45,447.12View SEC Filing  
4/18/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell999$8.46$8,451.54View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell2,792$8.45$23,592.40View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell9,939$8.43$83,785.77View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell10,303$8.37$86,236.11View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell12,117$8.32$100,813.44View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell7,494$8.33$62,425.02View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell3,202$8.26$26,448.52View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell12,094$8.24$99,654.56View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell6,740$8.17$55,065.80View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017S Taylor GloverChairmanBuy50,000$7.91$395,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Lawrence L. Gellerstedt IIICEOBuy11,750$8.48$99,640.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015S Taylor GloverChairmanBuy50,000$8.99$449,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Lawrence L Gellerstedt IIICEOBuy27,000$9.24$249,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Michael Colin ConnollyCIOBuy5,000$9.23$46,150.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Gregg D AdzemaCFOBuy10,000$9.08$90,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015S Taylor GloverChairmanBuy110,000$9.07$997,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Thomas G CousinsChairmanBuy10,000$12.39$123,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Thomas G CousinsChairmanBuy10,000$12.47$124,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Thomas G CousinsChairmanBuy10,000$12.55$125,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Thomas G CousinsChairmanBuy260,000$12.75$3,315,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Thomas G CousinsChairmanBuy31,943$12.65$404,078.95View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Tom CharlesworthDirectorSell4,604$11.48$52,853.92View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013William Porter PayneDirectorSell30,436$10.28$312,882.08View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Tom CharlesworthDirectorSell24,500$11.29$276,605.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell2,418$10.59$25,606.62View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell12,530$10.59$132,692.70View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell3,135$10.63$33,325.05View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell16,250$10.63$172,737.50View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell5,472$10.81$59,152.32View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell28,362$10.81$306,593.22View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell4,412$10.83$47,781.96View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell22,873$10.83$247,714.59View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell1,949$10.81$21,068.69View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell6,571$10.71$70,375.41View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell34,061$10.71$364,793.31View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell12,540$10.58$132,673.20View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell65,000$10.58$687,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell4,304$10.34$44,503.36View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell22,309$10.34$230,675.06View SEC Filing  
7/3/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell8,035$10.27$82,519.45View SEC Filing  
7/3/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell41,651$10.27$427,755.77View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell3,335$10.16$33,883.60View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell17,290$10.16$175,666.40View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell9,403$10.07$94,688.21View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell48,746$10.07$490,872.22View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Tom G CharlesworthDirectorSell31,101$9.88$307,277.88View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Tom G CharlesworthDirectorSell15,534$9.46$146,951.64View SEC Filing  
3/14/2013Lillian C GiornelliDirectorSell100,000$10.06$1,006,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2013Thomas G CousinsChairmanSell1,200,000$10.06$12,072,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
Latest Headlines for Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ)
DateHeadline logoWill it be Wise to Hold Cousins (CUZ) in Your Portfolio? - May 26 at 5:09 PM logoLillian C. Giornelli Sells 5,006 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock - May 18 at 8:33 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Reduced by SunTrust Banks - May 18 at 9:00 AM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Raised to "Outperform" at Robert W. Baird - May 16 at 11:20 PM logoEmory Point sells for $199M, sets apartment record - May 12 at 5:08 PM logoEmory Point sells for $199 million, sets record price for apartments - May 5 at 4:50 PM logoCousins Announces Closing Of Emory Point Disposition - May 3 at 4:31 PM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.20 - May 2 at 11:42 AM logoLillian C. Giornelli Sells 17,800 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock - May 1 at 10:04 PM logoEdited Transcript of CUZ earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 29 at 10:34 AM logo Brokerages Expect Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $116.46 Million - April 29 at 9:30 AM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS - April 29 at 1:25 AM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 29 at 12:04 AM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Q1 FFO & Revenues Top Estimates - April 28 at 5:37 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - April 28 at 1:05 AM logoCousins Properties reports 1Q results - April 27 at 7:21 PM logoCousins Properties Releases First Quarter 2017 Results - April 27 at 5:07 PM logo Analysts Expect Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) to Announce $0.15 Earnings Per Share - April 27 at 1:24 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 3,809 Shares - April 26 at 11:46 PM logoLillian C. Giornelli Sells 7,665 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock - April 26 at 11:40 PM logoLillian C. Giornelli Sells 18,977 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock - April 26 at 8:48 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - April 26 at 11:26 AM logoSomewhat Negative Press Coverage Likely to Affect Cousins Properties (CUZ) Share Price - April 25 at 1:26 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Sells $23,592.40 in Stock - April 19 at 11:03 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 5,372 Shares - April 19 at 8:23 PM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.44 - April 19 at 10:03 AM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 9,939 Shares - April 13 at 10:59 PM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.23 - April 13 at 6:34 PM logoCousins Properties, Inc. : CUZ-US: Dividend Analysis : April 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 11:22 AM logoCousins Properties, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CUZ-US : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 12:59 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 10,303 Shares - April 10 at 7:51 PM logoTim Hendricks, a builder of Austin icons, to be honored - April 10 at 4:27 PM logo Analysts Expect Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Will Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - April 6 at 9:49 AM logoInsider Selling: Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Sells 3,202 Shares of Stock - April 5 at 11:34 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 7,494 Shares - April 5 at 11:16 PM logoLillian C. Giornelli Sells 12,117 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock - April 5 at 8:55 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 12,094 Shares - April 3 at 8:28 PM logoHines And Cousins Sign Lease With Spaces At 8000 Avalon In Atlanta, Georgia - April 3 at 5:01 PM logoCousins Properties inks lease at Atlanta development - April 3 at 4:46 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Director Lillian C. Giornelli Sells 6,740 Shares - March 29 at 9:23 AM logoCousins (CUZ) Inks Lease with Amgen at Corporate Center - March 28 at 12:22 PM logoCousins Properties Signs 125,000 Square Foot Lease with Amgen at Corporate Center in Tampa, FL - March 27 at 4:26 PM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Down 5.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - March 23 at 5:09 PM logoCousins Properties Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release And Conference Call - March 23 at 5:09 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 - March 21 at 5:43 PM logoCousins Properties Announces Its First Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend - March 20 at 7:54 PM logoCousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Chairman Acquires $395,500.00 in Stock - March 15 at 7:45 PM logoCOUSINS PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - March 8 at 5:19 PM logoCOUSINS PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 1 at 1:18 PM logoThese 5 Stocks Under $10 Are Breaking Out - February 28 at 10:33 AM



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