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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.01
CUZ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. CUZ: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CUZ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.01
0
0.86
Equity to Asset 0.64
CUZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CUZ: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CUZ' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.64
0.27
0.68
Interest Coverage 1.53
CUZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 603 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. CUZ: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CUZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.53
0.21
1.22
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.55
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
8.44%
1.90%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 12.25
CUZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.26 vs. CUZ: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CUZ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.32  Med: -7.00 Max: 9.83
Current: 12.25
-67.32
9.83
Net-margin (%) 37.04
CUZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 667 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 38.29 vs. CUZ: 37.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CUZ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.96  Med: 17.15 Max: 136.99
Current: 37.04
-71.96
136.99
ROE (%) 8.45
CUZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. CUZ: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CUZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.73  Med: 2.96 Max: 34.56
Current: 8.45
-20.73
34.56
ROA (%) 5.34
CUZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 678 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CUZ: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CUZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.85  Med: 2.27 Max: 19.51
Current: 5.34
-9.85
19.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.09
CUZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 559 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. CUZ: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.51  Med: 2.09 Max: 5.99
Current: 3.09
-8.51
5.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
CUZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 470 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CUZ: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUZ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 2.00 Max: 26.1
Current: 7.5
-25.5
26.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
CUZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 428 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CUZ: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.3  Med: 12.20 Max: 46.7
Current: 13.1
-37.3
46.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 57.00
CUZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 353 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CUZ: 57.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUZ' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.5  Med: 14.50 Max: 233.2
Current: 57
-55.5
233.2
» CUZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-28)


Revenue & Net Income
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

CUZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 53,481 sh (New)
Chris Davis 1,112,677 sh (+12.04%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 362,769 sh (-38.94%)
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Q4 2015

CUZ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chris Davis 1,497,387 sh (+34.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 69,769 sh (+30.46%)
Jim Simons 120,119 sh (-66.89%)
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Q1 2016

CUZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,413,119 sh (+1076.43%)
Chris Davis 2,125,848 sh (+41.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,033 sh (-46.92%)
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Preferred stocks of Cousins Properties Inc

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

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:CPZ.Germany,
Cousins Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust. It is engaged in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of real estate assets.

Cousins Properties Inc was incorporated in Georgia and 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 a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in developing, acquiring, leasing, managing and owning Class A office properties and opportunistic mixed-use developments in Sunbelt markets with a focus on Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina. The Company's portfolio of real estate assets consisted of interests in approximately 14.8 million square feet of office space, 786,000 square feet of mixed use space. The Company's investment activity includes construction on NCR Corporation's corporate headquarters building in midtown Atlanta, Georgia; development of HICO Avalon, an office building in Alpharetta, Georgia; development of Carolina Square, a mixed-use property in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and also invests in a Research Park V, a Class-A office tower in Austin, Texas; and in Colorado Tower, a Class-A office tower in downtown Austin, Texas. 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Cousins Properties Inc

Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Cousins Properties, First Busey, USA Technologies Recent insider buys from the past week
According to GuruFocus insider data, the recent CFO buys were: Cousins Properties Inc. (NYSE:CUZ), First Busey Corp. (NASDAQ:BUSE) and USA Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT). Read more...
CEO of Cousins Properties Buys 27,000 Shares of Company The company's revenue has increased more than 11% since 2010
Lawrence Gellerstedt (Insider Trades), CEO and president of Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ), bought 27,000 shares of the company on Sept. 11. The average price per share was $9.24, for a total transaction cost of $249,480. Cousins Properties is a real estate company that invests in urban office assets and mixed-use developments in the Sunbelt markets. The market cap for the company is $2.02 billion and the P/S ratio is 5.27. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.66
CUZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. CUZ: 24.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CUZ' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 28.77 Max: 1319
Current: 24.66
1.93
1319
PE(NRI) 15.31
CUZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.09 vs. CUZ: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CUZ' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 38.00 Max: 2750
Current: 15.31
1.95
2750
P/B 1.26
CUZ's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CUZ: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CUZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.65 Max: 4.76
Current: 1.26
0.72
4.76
P/S 5.69
CUZ's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. CUZ: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CUZ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.49 Max: 11.74
Current: 5.69
1.5
11.74
POCF 14.14
CUZ's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.27 vs. CUZ: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CUZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.66  Med: 12.79 Max: 108.7
Current: 14.14
6.66
108.7
EV-to-EBIT 41.43
CUZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. CUZ: 41.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CUZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1321.7  Med: 40.40 Max: 1131.5
Current: 41.43
-1321.7
1131.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.32
CUZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 589 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. CUZ: 14.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CUZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: 25.40 Max: 105.8
Current: 14.32
-56.3
105.8
Shiller P/E 16.93
CUZ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 184 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. CUZ: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CUZ' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6.55 Max: 18.54
Current: 16.93
2.1
18.54
Current Ratio 1.19
CUZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CUZ: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CUZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.91
Current: 1.19
0.11
4.91
Quick Ratio 1.19
CUZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CUZ: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CUZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.91
Current: 1.19
0.11
4.91
Days Sales Outstanding 12.11
CUZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 482 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. CUZ: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CUZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 46.81 Max: 98.02
Current: 12.11
10.36
98.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.16
CUZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CUZ: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CUZ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 3.54 Max: 19.84
Current: 3.16
1.56
19.84
Dividend Payout 0.49
CUZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CUZ: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CUZ' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.18 Max: 37
Current: 0.49
0.08
37
Dividend Growth (3y) 21.10
CUZ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 359 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CUZ: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CUZ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49  Med: 0.00 Max: 21.1
Current: 21.1
-49
21.1
Forward Dividend Yield 3.18
CUZ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. CUZ: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.43
CUZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. CUZ: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CUZ' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 4.97 Max: 27.83
Current: 4.43
2.19
27.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -26.70
CUZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 410 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. CUZ: -26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CUZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.8  Med: -1.50 Max: 0.4
Current: -26.7
-27.8
0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.36
CUZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CUZ: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CUZ' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.53 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.36
0.75
4.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
CUZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CUZ: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CUZ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.88
0.24
1.94
Price/Graham Number 0.96
CUZ's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 498 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CUZ: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CUZ' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.57 Max: 17.82
Current: 0.96
0.26
17.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.42
CUZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CUZ: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.20 Max: 12.7
Current: 2.42
0.1
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -16.60
CUZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 358 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CUZ: -16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CUZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.4  Med: -21.50 Max: 3.5
Current: -16.6
-60.4
3.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $380.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.41
Beta1.10
Short Percentage of Float13.53%
52-Week Range $7.53 - 11.07
Shares Outstanding (Mil)210.11
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Cousins Properties, First Busey, USA Technologies Sep 21 2015 
CEO of Cousins Properties Buys 27,000 Shares of Company Sep 14 2015 
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 

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