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How to buy Cousins Properties Incorporated stock | $37.09

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Cousins Properties Incorporated
NYSE: CUZ - USD
REIT-OFFICE
$39.72
-$0.04 (-0.10%)

Cousins Properties Incorporated is a reit-office business based in the US. Cousins Properties Incorporated shares (CUZ) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cousins Properties Incorporated employs 316 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Cousins Properties Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$37.09
52-week range$23.55 - $40.38
50-day moving average $38.21
200-day moving average $35.75
Wall St. target price$40.75
PE ratio 64.4878
Dividend yield $1.21 (3.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.62

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Cousins Properties Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.09 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-20) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -0.13%
3 months (2021-04-30) 1.15%
6 months (2021-01-27) N/A
1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
3 years (2018-07-27) N/A
5 years (2016-07-27) N/A

Is Cousins Properties Incorporated under- or over-valued?

Valuing Cousins Properties Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cousins Properties Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Cousins Properties Incorporated's P/E ratio

Cousins Properties Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 64x. In other words, Cousins Properties Incorporated shares trade at around 64x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Cousins Properties Incorporated's EBITDA

Cousins Properties Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $462.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cousins Properties Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cousins Properties Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $742.9 million
Operating margin TTM 23.49%
Gross profit TTM $497.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.56%
Return on equity TTM 2.04%
Profit margin 12.31%
Book value $29.94
Market capitalisation $5.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cousins Properties Incorporated shares

There are currently 3.7 million Cousins Properties Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Cousins Properties Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 13% up from 3.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cousins Properties Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Cousins Properties Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cousins Properties Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cousins Properties Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cousins Properties Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Cousins Properties Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.16. In other words for every 100,000 Cousins Properties Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3160 shares are currently held short.

However Cousins Properties Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cousins Properties Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cousins Properties Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cousins Properties Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cousins Properties Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0251% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cousins Properties Incorporated shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cousins Properties Incorporated.

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Cousins Properties Incorporated share dividends

45%

Dividend payout ratio: 44.85% of net profits

Recently Cousins Properties Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 44.85% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cousins Properties Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 3.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cousins Properties Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $1.21 per share.

While Cousins Properties Incorporated's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Cousins Properties Incorporated may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Cousins Properties Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 18 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Cousins Properties Incorporated's shares ever split?

Cousins Properties Incorporated's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 16 June 2019. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cousins Properties Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cousins Properties Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Cousins Properties Incorporated's share price.

Cousins Properties Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cousins Properties Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.5453 up to $40.38. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CUZ.US volatility(beta: 1.09)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cousins Properties Incorporated's is 1.0892. This would suggest that Cousins Properties Incorporated's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cousins Properties Incorporated overview

Cousins Properties is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company, based in Atlanta, GA and acting through its operating partnership, Cousins Properties LP, primarily invests in Class A office towers 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. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cousins Properties Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.498% of Cousins Properties Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 104.588% by institutions.
How many people work for Cousins Properties Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 316 work at Cousins Properties Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Cousins Properties Incorporated?
Cousins Properties Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cousins Properties Incorporated based?
Cousins Properties Incorporated's address is: 3344 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30326
What is Cousins Properties Incorporated's ISIN number?
Cousins Properties Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US2227955026
What is Cousins Properties Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Cousins Properties Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 222795106

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