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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
52% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. CUZ: 0.01 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.01

0
0.86
Equity to Asset 0.63
CUZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 634 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CUZ: 0.63 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.63

0.27
0.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.79
M-Score: -2.19
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 (%) -5.50
CUZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 644 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 42.02 vs. CUZ: -5.50 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -91.97   Max: 34.93
Current: -5.5

-91.97
34.93
Net-margin (%) 25.44
CUZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 645 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.47 vs. CUZ: 25.44 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -99.52   Max: 298.07
Current: 25.44

-99.52
298.07
ROE (%) 5.18
CUZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CUZ: 5.18 )
CUZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.27   Max: 61.81
Current: 5.18

-21.27
61.81
ROA (%) 3.27
CUZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CUZ: 3.27 )
CUZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.39   Max: 39.71
Current: 3.27

-10.39
39.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.84
CUZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 571 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. CUZ: -0.84 )
CUZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.17   Max: 7.83
Current: -0.84

-12.17
7.83
Revenue Growth (%) -11.70
CUZ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 544 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CUZ: -11.70 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -33   Max: 47.8
Current: -11.7

-33
47.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 16.90
CUZ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 496 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CUZ: 16.90 )
CUZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.7   Max: 64.2
Current: 16.9

-53.7
64.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CUZ Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chris Davis 299,190 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

CUZ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 297,990 sh (-0.4%)
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Q1 2014

CUZ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 4,037 sh (New)
Jim Simons 279,570 sh (New)
Chris Davis 306,290 sh (+2.79%)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

CUZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 332,316 sh (+18.87%)
Chuck Royce 421,710 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 306,290 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CUZ

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out $11.31 - $12.41 $ 12.546%0
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy$10.17 - $11.61 $ 12.5414%4037
Ruane Cunniff 2013-09-30 Sold Out $9.71 - $10.81 $ 12.5422%0
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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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P/E(ttm) 32.10
CUZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. CUZ: 32.10 )
CUZ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 274.95
Current: 32.1

1.94
274.95
P/B 1.73
CUZ's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CUZ: 1.73 )
CUZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.74
Current: 1.73

0.72
4.74
P/S 7.83
CUZ's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. CUZ: 7.83 )
CUZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 14.42
Current: 7.83

1.46
14.42
EV-to-EBIT -195.76
CUZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.35 vs. CUZ: -195.76 )
CUZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 51.2   Max: 3900.7
Current: -195.76

51.2
3900.7
Shiller P/E 654.73
CUZ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CUZ: 654.73 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 1139
Current: 654.73

1.68
1139
Current Ratio 0.75
CUZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CUZ: 0.75 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.91
Current: 0.75

0.11
4.91
Quick Ratio 0.75
CUZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 407 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CUZ: 0.75 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.91
Current: 0.75

0.11
4.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.17
CUZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 635 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. CUZ: 2.17 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 19.84
Current: 2.17

1.56
19.84
Dividend Payout 1.03
CUZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CUZ: 1.03 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 37
Current: 1.03

0.08
37
Dividend growth (3y) -12.60
CUZ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 409 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CUZ: -12.60 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -49   Max: 14.6
Current: -12.6

-49
14.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.44
CUZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CUZ: 0.44 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.95
Current: 0.44

0.31
3.95
Share Buyback Rate -12.50
CUZ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 518 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. CUZ: -12.50 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.5   Max: -26.1
Current: -12.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.92
CUZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CUZ: 1.92 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 4.27
Current: 1.92

0.75
4.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
CUZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CUZ: 1.06 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.06

0.2
2.14
Price/Graham Number 1.76
CUZ's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CUZ: 1.76 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 4
Current: 1.76

0.21
4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
CUZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 628 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CUZ: 0.40 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2
Current: 0.4

0.3
2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -14.89
CUZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CUZ: -14.89 )
CUZ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -43.9   Max: 39.8
Current: -14.89

-43.9
39.8

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
Compare:ARI, NLY, VNO, IVR, WSR » details
Traded in other countries:CPZ.Germany
Cousins Properties Incorporated is incorporated in Georgia. It has been a public company since 1962 and since 1987, it has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust or REIT. It is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. Cousins Real Estate Corporation or CREC is a taxable entity wholly-owned by and consolidated with Cousins. CREC owns, develops, and manages its own real estate portfolio and performs certain real estate related services for other parties. Cousins, CREC and its subsidiaries develop, manage and own office, multi-family, retail, industrial and land development projects. As of December 31, 2012, the Company's portfolio of real estate assets consisted of interests in 7.8 million square feet of office space, 3.7 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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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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