Cousins Properties Incorporated Company Profile (NYSE:CUZ)

About Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)

Cousins Properties Incorporated 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: Commercial REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:CUZ
  • CUSIP: 22279510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.98 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 419,992,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.90
  • 52 Week Range: $7.09 - $9.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.20
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 86.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $404.83 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.82
  • Book Value: $6.60 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.43
  • Annual Dividend: $0.24
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • EBITDA: $231.38 million
  • Net Margins: 49.99%
  • Return on Equity: 9.37%
  • Return on Assets: 5.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.36%
  • Current Ratio: 0.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.72%
  • Average Volume: 2.70 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • Short Ratio: 7.23

Frequently Asked Questions for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)

What is Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock symbol?

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

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

Cousins Properties Incorporated declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, October 12th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th. View Cousins Properties Incorporated's Dividend History.

How were Cousins Properties Incorporated's earnings last quarter?

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The company earned $119 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114.68 million. Cousins Properties Incorporated had a return on equity of 9.37% and a net margin of 49.99%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 146.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. View Cousins Properties Incorporated's Earnings History.

When will Cousins Properties Incorporated make its next earnings announcement?

Cousins Properties Incorporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cousins Properties Incorporated.

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

Cousins Properties Incorporated updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.58-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.60.

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

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $10.50. On average, they anticipate Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock price to reach $10.13 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cousins Properties Incorporated.

Who are some of Cousins Properties Incorporated's key competitors?

Who are Cousins Properties Incorporated's key executives?

Cousins Properties Incorporated's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • M. Colin Connolly, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Gregg D. Adzema, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • John S. McColl, Executive Vice President
  • John D. Harris Jr., Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary
  • Pamela F. Roper, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • S. Taylor Glover, Lead Director
  • Charles T. Cannada, Independent Director
  • Edward Manuel Casal, Independent Director
  • Robert M. Chapman, Independent Director

How do I buy Cousins Properties Incorporated stock?

Shares of Cousins Properties Incorporated 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 Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock price today?

One share of Cousins Properties Incorporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.47.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE CUZ)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  145 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  236
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cousins Properties Incorporated 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 Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $10.13 (6.92% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Price Target History for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Analysts' Ratings History for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017Bank of America CorpBoost Price TargetNeutral$9.50 -> $10.00LowView Rating Details
10/2/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$10.00LowView Rating Details
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$10.50LowView Rating Details
5/16/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$9.00 -> $10.00LowView Rating Details
11/24/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$12.00 -> $11.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Earnings by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE CUZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.15N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.15$0.16$114.68 million$119.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.59
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$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20172$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q1 20182$0.15$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 Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Most Recent Dividend:10/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:2.53%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
53.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
218.18% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)

Dividend History by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (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 Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.14%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cousins Properties Incorporated (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 Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
Latest Headlines for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)
DateHeadline logoPrologis (PLD) to Post Q3 Earnings: Is a Surprise in Store? - October 16 at 6:22 PM logo7 things to know and Orlando ranks among the top U.S. foodie cities - October 12 at 5:10 AM logoDowntown Orlando's largest office landlord is shedding that title - October 10 at 3:23 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - October 9 at 1:56 PM logoComparing Cousins Properties (CUZ) and Its Competitors - October 7 at 6:28 PM logoFY2019 EPS Estimates for Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Raised by Analyst - October 3 at 5:50 PM logoCousins Properties Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - October 3 at 5:30 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 2 at 2:42 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 29, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 30 at 5:56 AM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) vs. Equity One (EQY) Head to Head Review - September 29 at 8:48 AM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $112.93 Million - September 28 at 3:56 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Washington Trust Bancorp, Cousins Properties and SL Green Realty - Nasdaq - September 27 at 11:54 PM logo Brokerages Expect Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Will Post Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - September 27 at 12:32 AM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus - September 21 at 1:18 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Plans $0.06 Quarterly Dividend - September 20 at 5:28 PM logoCousins Properties Announces Its Third Quarter 2017 Common Stock Dividend - September 19 at 5:39 PM logoAnalyzing Cousins Properties (CUZ) and Its Rivals - September 16 at 6:14 AM logoCousins Properties Provides Update On Hurricane Irma - September 11 at 6:20 PM logo$0.15 Earnings Per Share Expected for Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) This Quarter - September 8 at 9:04 AM logoDon't Sell Cousin Properties (CUZ) Stock Now -- Here's Why - September 6 at 5:37 PM logoDon't Sell Cousin Properties (CUZ) Stock Now -- Here's Why - September 6 at 5:37 PM logoContrasting Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) and Cousins Properties (CUZ) - August 23 at 8:37 AM logoCousins (CUZ) and Hines Attain 93% Leasing at 8000 Avalon - August 21 at 5:23 PM logoCousins (CUZ) and Hines Attain 93% Leasing at 8000 Avalon - August 21 at 5:23 PM logoHines And Cousins Announce 8000 Avalon 93% Leased - August 18 at 5:39 PM logoCousins Properties, Inc. : CUZ-US: Dividend Analysis : July 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 17, 2017 - August 17 at 6:58 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cousins Properties Inc. - August 14 at 6:02 PM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Issued By SunTrust Banks - August 10 at 12:04 PM logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Cousins Properties Incorporated's FY2017 Earnings (NYSE:CUZ) - August 9 at 8:54 AM logoCousins Properties confirms major Amazon expansion in Atlanta (Video) - August 4 at 12:05 AM logoCousins Properties Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 2.62% Yield (CUZ) - August 4 at 12:05 AM logoCousins Properties confirms major Amazon expansion in Atlanta - August 2 at 6:32 PM logoEdited Transcript of CUZ earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT - July 29 at 12:30 AM logoInvestor Network: Cousins Properties Incorporated to Host Earnings Call - July 28 at 7:29 PM logoCousins Properties (CUZ) Q2 FFO Beats Estimates, Revenues Up - July 28 at 7:29 PM logoCousins Properties Names Larry Gellerstedt Chairman of the Board and CEO - July 28 at 7:29 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 27 at 11:14 PM logoCousins Properties reports 2Q results - July 27 at 11:01 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - July 27 at 10:30 PM logoCousins Properties Releases Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 27 at 5:59 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cousins Properties, Inc. : July 24, 2017 - July 24 at 5:22 PM logoSneak Peek: Inside Chapel Hill's new Franklin Street landmark and Target store (PHOTOS) - July 19 at 6:49 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cousins Properties, Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 3:30 PM logoCousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $115.04 Million - July 13 at 12:02 PM logoCousins Properties, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CUZ-US : July 11, 2017 - July 11 at 6:49 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) to Post $0.15 EPS - July 11 at 8:56 AM logoREIT Rankings: Office - July 8 at 8:48 AM logoParkway to be Acquired by Canada Pension Plan for $1.2B - July 3 at 5:35 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



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