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.

CUZ was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, which equates to a potential upside of 12.74 percent. The lowest price target was 8.5, implying potential capital losses of -4.17 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.57 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CUZ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 1536.36 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CUZ has a PEG ratio of 0.16.

CUZ has a 52-week high of 9.10 and a 52-week low of 7.04. Today's price is 25.99 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.53 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.57 billion. CUZ will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.