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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CNS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: No Debt )
CNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.15   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.81
CNS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CNS: 0.81 )
CNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.81

0.6
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
CNS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CNS: No Debt )
CNS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 68.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

68.1
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 22.07
M-Score: -2.02
WACC vs ROIC
13.68%
137.63%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 39.67
CNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1822 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.85 vs. CNS: 39.67 )
CNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.61   Max: 39
Current: 39.67

-2.61
39
Net-margin (%) 23.66
CNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1824 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.84 vs. CNS: 23.66 )
CNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 31.7
Current: 23.66

-1.38
31.7
ROE (%) 38.61
CNS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1865 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. CNS: 38.61 )
CNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.65   Max: 64.33
Current: 38.61

-0.65
64.33
ROA (%) 31.81
CNS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. CNS: 31.81 )
CNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.56   Max: 40.91
Current: 31.81

-0.56
40.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 926.82
CNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 64.19 vs. CNS: 926.82 )
CNS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -64.02   Max: 1160.62
Current: 926.82

-64.02
1160.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
CNS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CNS: 8.40 )
CNS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.7   Max: 38.6
Current: 8.4

-14.7
38.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
CNS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CNS: 9.80 )
CNS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 136.1
Current: 9.8

-19
136.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
CNS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. CNS: 10.30 )
CNS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.8   Max: 90.9
Current: 10.3

-43.8
90.9
» CNS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CNS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 774,241 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 3,133,119 sh (-1.26%)
Mario Gabelli 1,345,901 sh (-2.11%)
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Q3 2014

CNS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,500 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,354,130 sh (+0.61%)
Ron Baron 3,119,819 sh (-0.42%)
Chuck Royce 285,337 sh (-63.15%)
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Q4 2014

CNS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 19,877 sh (New)
Ron Baron 3,124,481 sh (+0.15%)
Chuck Royce 285,337 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,319,097 sh (-2.59%)
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Q1 2015

CNS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ron Baron 3,124,481 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,278,032 sh (-3.11%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.90
CNS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.60 vs. CNS: 22.90 )
CNS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.45   Max: 1182.79
Current: 22.9

8.45
1182.79
Forward P/E 14.64
CNS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 14.64 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
CNS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 38.10 vs. CNS: 23.00 )
CNS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.06   Max: 1271.5
Current: 23

8.06
1271.5
P/B 7.49
CNS's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CNS: 7.49 )
CNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9.51
Current: 7.49

1.42
9.51
P/S 5.55
CNS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. CNS: 5.55 )
CNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 10.91
Current: 5.55

1.87
10.91
PFCF 35.98
CNS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 35.98 )
CNS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 383.33
Current: 35.98

6.9
383.33
POCF 32.05
CNS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 32.05 )
CNS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 847.67
Current: 32.05

6.04
847.67
EV-to-EBIT 12.85
CNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.93 vs. CNS: 12.85 )
CNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -436.1   Max: 235.4
Current: 12.85

-436.1
235.4
PEG 0.66
CNS's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 0.66 )
CNS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 13.55
Current: 0.66

0.46
13.55
Shiller P/E 32.31
CNS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 32.31 )
CNS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.95   Max: 52.66
Current: 32.31

13.95
52.66
Current Ratio 3.85
CNS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CNS: 3.85 )
CNS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 11.08
Current: 3.85

3.85
11.08
Quick Ratio 3.85
CNS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. CNS: 3.85 )
CNS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 11.08
Current: 3.85

3.85
11.08
Days Sales Outstanding 48.75
CNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 166.05 vs. CNS: 48.75 )
CNS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.12   Max: 68.9
Current: 48.75

34.12
68.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.40
CNS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. CNS: 2.40 )
CNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 9.89
Current: 2.4

0.57
9.89
Dividend Payout 0.53
CNS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 0.53 )
CNS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 6
Current: 0.53

0.37
6
Dividend growth (3y) 13.60
CNS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. CNS: 13.60 )
CNS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 58.7
Current: 13.6

0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.55
CNS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CNS: 9.55 )
CNS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 39.33
Current: 9.55

2.27
39.33
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
CNS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CNS: -1.20 )
CNS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.4   Max: -15.2
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 16.59
CNS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
82% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 16.59 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 18.3
Current: 16.59

3.16
18.3
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.52
CNS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 11.52 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 12.71
Current: 11.52

2.4
12.71
Price/Tangible Book 8.24
CNS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CNS: 8.24 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 8.8
Current: 8.24

2.06
8.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.02
CNS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 2.02 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.48
Current: 2.02

0.81
2.48
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
CNS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CNS: 0.94 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.94

0.42
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.99
CNS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CNS: 0.99 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.99

1.05
1.09
Price/Graham Number 2.87
CNS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. CNS: 2.87 )
CNS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 11.88
Current: 2.87

1.29
11.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
CNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CNS: 7.80 )
CNS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 39.3
Current: 7.8

0.4
39.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.19
CNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. CNS: 26.19 )
CNS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3   Max: 53.5
Current: 26.19

-3
53.5

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Cohen & Steers Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in March 17, 2004. It completed its initial public offering in 2004. It is a primary investment manager with a a focus on real assets, including real estate, infrastructure and commodities. It serves institutional and individual investors around the world. Company manages three types of accounts: institutional accounts, open-end mutual funds and closed-end mutual funds. The 95 institutional accounts represent portfolios of securities it manage for institutional clients. The 15 open-end mutual funds offer and issue new shares continuously as funds are invested and redeem shares when funds are withdrawn. The 10 closed-end mutual funds are registered investment companies that have issued a fixed number of shares through public offerings. It faces substantial competition in every aspect of its business. Factors affecting its business include brand recognition, business reputation, investment performance, and quality of service and the continuity of client relationships. The Company's business and the securities business in general, is subject to extensive regulation in the United States at both the federal and state level, as well as by self-regulatory organizations.
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