Analyst Ratings for Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Cousins Properties Inc. (NYSE:CUZ) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, CUZ was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CUZ. The maximum price target given was 10, implying a possible profit of 12.74 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.5, which equates to a potential downside of -4.17 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.57 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CUZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1536.36 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CUZ has a PEG ratio of 0.16.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CUZ hit 9.10 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.04. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.99 percent, and 2.53 percent lower than its 52-week high. CUZ has a price/earnings ratio of 241.69. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CUZ value stock report compares CUZ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CUZ is $3.57 billion. CUZ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.