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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.62
CUZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CUZ: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.62
0.27
0.71
Interest Coverage 0.28
CUZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CUZ: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.25 Max: 47.87
Current: 0.28
0.21
47.87
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.29
M-Score: -2.33
WACC vs ROIC
5.73%
0.90%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 5.56
CUZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. CUZ: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -91.97  Med: 1.67 Max: 34.93
Current: 5.56
-91.97
34.93
Net-margin (%) 14.98
CUZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. CUZ: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -99.52  Med: 41.36 Max: 298.07
Current: 14.98
-99.52
298.07
ROE (%) 3.56
CUZ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. CUZ: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.73  Med: 10.99 Max: 64.55
Current: 3.56
-20.73
64.55
ROA (%) 2.24
CUZ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CUZ: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.85  Med: 6.07 Max: 37.63
Current: 2.24
-9.85
37.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.48
CUZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. CUZ: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.37  Med: 3.94 Max: 29.17
Current: 2.48
-8.37
29.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.30
CUZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 424 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CUZ: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33  Med: 4.70 Max: 27.9
Current: 12.3
-33
27.9
» CUZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CUZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chris Davis 320,500 sh (+4.64%)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

CUZ Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 41,127 sh (New)
Jim Simons 646,819 sh (New)
Chris Davis 450,940 sh (+40.70%)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

CUZ Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chris Davis 1,028,689 sh (+128.12%)
Jim Simons 1,101,158 sh (+70.24%)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2015

CUZ Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 993,091 sh (-3.46%)
Jim Simons 594,119 sh (-46.05%)
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Preferred stocks of Cousins Properties Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CUZPRB0.007.437 1/2% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 33.60
CUZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. CUZ: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 15.47 Max: 274.95
Current: 33.6
1.94
274.95
Forward P/E 11.19
CUZ's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. CUZ: 11.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.70
CUZ's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. CUZ: 42.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.97  Med: 18.79 Max: 2750
Current: 42.7
1.97
2750
P/B 1.18
CUZ's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CUZ: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CUZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.87 Max: 4.76
Current: 1.18
0.72
4.76
P/S 5.01
CUZ's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CUZ: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CUZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 6.96 Max: 14.42
Current: 5.01
1.46
14.42
POCF 13.99
CUZ's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. CUZ: 13.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CUZ' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.67  Med: 12.68 Max: 110
Current: 13.99
5.67
110
EV-to-EBIT 52.55
CUZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 542 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. CUZ: 52.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CUZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1326.4  Med: -49.40 Max: 3900.7
Current: 52.55
-1326.4
3900.7
Current Ratio 1.06
CUZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CUZ: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.14 Max: 4.91
Current: 1.06
0.11
4.91
Quick Ratio 1.06
CUZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CUZ: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.14 Max: 4.91
Current: 1.06
0.11
4.91
Days Sales Outstanding 12.61
CUZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. CUZ: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.84  Med: 83.24 Max: 479.14
Current: 12.61
10.84
479.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.51
CUZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. CUZ: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 4.35 Max: 19.84
Current: 3.51
1.56
19.84
Dividend Payout 1.48
CUZ's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
74% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CUZ: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.11 Max: 37
Current: 1.48
0.08
37
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
CUZ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CUZ: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -49  Med: 0.00 Max: 18.6
Current: 18.6
-49
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.55
CUZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
123% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. CUZ: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.92 Max: 8.75
Current: 1.55
0.69
8.75
Share Buyback Rate -25.40
CUZ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. CUZ: -25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.5  Med: -3.80 Max: -26.1
Current: -25.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.28
CUZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CUZ: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.53 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.28
0.75
4.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
CUZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CUZ: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.72
0.22
1.9
Price/Graham Number 1.56
CUZ's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CUZ: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.74
Current: 1.56
0.21
3.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.85
CUZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CUZ: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.85
0.2
1.86
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17.50
CUZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CUZ: -17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CUZ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -58.4  Med: -21.10 Max: 56.9
Current: -17.5
-58.4
56.9

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
Compare:ARI, NLY, VNO, IVR, WSR » details
Traded in other countries:CPZ.Germany,
Cousins Properties Inc is incorporated in Georgia. It founded in 1958 and has been a public company since 1962 and since 1987, it has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust or REIT. The Company is engaged in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of real estate assets. Cousins Real Estate Corporation or CREC is a taxable entity wholly-owned by and consolidated with the Company. CREC owns, develops, and manages its own real estate portfolio and performs certain real estate related services for other parties. The Company, CREC and its subsidiaries develop, manage and own office, multi-family, retail, industrial and land development projects. As of December 31, 2013, the Company's portfolio of real estate assets consisted of interests in 14.8 million square feet of office space, 566,000 million square feet of retail space and 404,000 square feet of apartments. The Company has a joint venture with Callaway Gardens Resort, Inc. or Callaway for the development of residential lots. The Company competes with other real estate owners with similar properties located in its markets, and distinguishes itself to tenants/buyers mainly on the basis of location, rental rates/sales prices, services provided, reputation and the design and condition of the facilities. It also competes with other real estate companies, financial institutions, pension funds, partnerships, individual investors and others when attempting to acquire and develop properties. The Company's business operations are subject to a number of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations governing land, water and wetlands resources.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
13 Stocks Increasing Dividends Like a Champion Jan 20 2014 
Cousins Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 08 2010 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) CEO Lawrence L Iii Gellerstedt buys 10,000 Shares Aug 24 2010 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) Chairman of the Board S Taylor Glover buys 50,000 Shares Aug 23 2010 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) Chairman of the Board S Taylor Glover buys 50,000 Shares Aug 16 2010 
Cousins Properties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009 
Weekly CEO Buy Highlights: Bruker BioSciences Corp, Cousins Properties Inc, FIFTH STREET FINANCE, La Sep 27 2009 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) Chairman of the Board S Taylor Glover buys 100,000 Shares Sep 23 2009 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) CEO Lawrence L Iii Gellerstedt buys 50,000 Shares Sep 23 2009 
Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) CEO Lawrence L Iii Gellerstedt buys 50,000 Shares Sep 23 2009 

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