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How to buy Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) stocks in Canada

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Cousins Properties Incorporated is a reit-office business based in the US. Cousins Properties Incorporated stocks (CUZ.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $37.02 – a decrease of 1.21% over the previous week. Cousins Properties Incorporated employs 316 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $755.7 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Cousins Properties Incorporated's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $40.67, which is 3.58% down on its pre-crash value of $42.18 and 92.29% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $21.15.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Cousins Properties Incorporated stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $577.66 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 $982.99.

Cousins Properties Incorporated stock price (NYSE:CUZ)

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Cousins Properties Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$40.67
52-week range$30.21 - $42.41
50-day moving average $39.75
200-day moving average $38.40
Wall St. target price$45.00
PE ratio 37.8611
Dividend yield $1.23 (2.99%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.82

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Cousins Properties Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $40.67 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -1.21%
1 month (2021-12-17) 5.06%
3 months (2021-10-19) 2.24%
6 months (2021-07-19) 6.83%
1 year (2021-01-19) 19.86%
2 years (2020-01-17) -2.49%
3 years (2019-01-18) 374.01%
5 years (2017-01-19) 390.00%

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 38x. In other words, Cousins Properties Incorporated shares trade at around 38x 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 $469.5 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 $755.7 million
Operating margin TTM 24.14%
Gross profit TTM $497.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.64%
Return on equity TTM 273.68%
Profit margin 16.2%
Book value $29.90
Market capitalisation $6.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cousins Properties Incorporated share dividends

45%

Dividend payout ratio: 45.09% of net profits

Recently Cousins Properties Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 45.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.99% 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 2.99% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cousins Properties Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $1.23 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 13 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 January 2022 (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 $30.2104 up to $42.41. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CUZ.US volatility(beta: 1.02)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 1.0218. 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. .

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