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How to buy Cohen-and-Steers (CNS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Cohen-and-Steers stocks.

Cohen-and-Steers is an asset management business based in the US. Cohen-and-Steers stocks (CNS.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $79.32 – a decrease of 3.77% over the previous week. Cohen-and-Steers employs 347 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $540.7 million.

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Cohen-and-Steers stock price (NYSE:CNS)

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Cohen-and-Steers shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$86.68
52-week range$60.68 - $100.26
50-day moving average $93.44
200-day moving average $83.65
Wall St. target price$101.67
PE ratio 33.8369
Dividend yield $1.74 (2.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.91

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Is it a good time to buy Cohen-and-Steers stock?

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Cohen-and-Steers price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $86.68 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -3.77%
1 month (2021-12-17) -5.06%
3 months (2021-10-19) -3.43%
6 months (2021-07-19) 11.11%
1 year (2021-01-19) 17.45%
2 years (2020-01-17) 31.04%
3 years (2019-01-18) 135.74%
5 years (2017-01-19) 144.38%

Is Cohen-and-Steers under- or over-valued?

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

Cohen-and-Steers's P/E ratio

Cohen-and-Steers's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, Cohen-and-Steers shares trade at around 34x 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.

Cohen-and-Steers's PEG ratio

Cohen-and-Steers's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7579. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cohen-and-Steers's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cohen-and-Steers's EBITDA

Cohen-and-Steers's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $175.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cohen-and-Steers's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cohen-and-Steers financials

Revenue TTM $540.7 million
Operating margin TTM 31.16%
Gross profit TTM $156.5 million
Return on assets TTM 24.31%
Return on equity TTM 5696.72%
Profit margin 26.36%
Book value $5.48
Market capitalisation $4.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cohen-and-Steers share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 85.44% of net profits

Recently Cohen-and-Steers has paid out, on average, around 85.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cohen-and-Steers shareholders could enjoy a 2.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cohen-and-Steers's case, that would currently equate to about $1.74 per share.

Cohen-and-Steers's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Cohen-and-Steers's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Cohen-and-Steers share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cohen-and-Steers's shares have ranged in value from as little as $60.6813 up to $100.26. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CNS.US volatility(beta: 1.28)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 Cohen-and-Steers's is 1.2828. This would suggest that Cohen-and-Steers's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

How has Coronavirus impacted Cohen-and-Steers's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Cohen-and-Steers's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $86.68, which is 11.21% up on its pre-crash value of $76.96 and 158.59% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $33.52.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Cohen-and-Steers stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $465.43 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,156.31.

Cohen-and-Steers overview

Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and foundations. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and commodity portfolios through its subsidiaries. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. Through its subsidiaries, it also launches and manages hedge funds. The firm invests in public equity, fixed income, and commodity markets across the globe through its subsidiaries.

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