Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) went up by 2.08% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $42.99 and move down -58.93%, while CUZ stocks collected +8.98% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 04/30/20 that Cousins Properties Releases First Quarter 2020 Results

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Worth an Investment?

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 14.21 times of increase in earnings at the present.

CUZ Market Performance

CUZ stocks went up by 8.98% for the week, with the monthly drop of -4.35% and a quarterly performance of -35.87%, while its annual performance rate touched -26.25%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.07% for CUZ stocks with the simple moving average of -24.77% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CUZ stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for CUZ shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for CUZ socks in the upcoming period according to Wells Fargo is $42 based on the research report published on September 19, 2019.

Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CUZ stock at the price of $9.50. The rating they have provided for CUZ stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on April 20, 2018.

BofA/Merrill gave “ Buy” rating to CUZ stocks, setting the target price at $9.50 in the report published on December 4, 2017.

CUZ Stocks -3.79% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CUZ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Cousins Properties Incorporated was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -37.08% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 4.28%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.31%, while the shares sank at the distance of -3.63% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -13.16% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CUZ went up by +8.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -19.35% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $27.57. In addition, Cousins Properties Incorporated saw -34.34% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

CUZ Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ), starting from Hickson Richard G IV, who bought 2,500 shares at the price of $25.70 back on May 18. After this action, Rushing now owns 14,717 shares of Cousins Properties Incorporated, valued at $64,250 with the latest closing price.

Fordham Scott W, the Director of Cousins Properties Incorporated, sold 35,000 shares at the value of $42.60 during a trade that took place back on Feb 18, which means that Fordham Scott W is holding 235,040 shares at the value of $1,491,039 based on the most recent closing price.

CUZ Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +12.49 for the present operating margin and +26.50 for gross margin. The net margin for Cousins Properties Incorporated stands at +6.03. Total capital return value is set at 1.55, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.76. Equity return holds the value 6.60%, with 4.20% for asset returns.

Based on Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ), the company’s capital structure generated 52.58 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 34.46. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 32.05 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 2.09 and long-term debt to capital is 51.63.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 9.18 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.30. The receivables turnover for Cousins Properties Incorporated is 5.90 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.12.