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Giornelli Sells 9939 Shares of Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock

20 April 2017, 04:01 | Melissa Porter

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 16.7 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 17 percent. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.43, for a total transaction of $83,785.77. Following the transaction, the director now owns 102,307 shares of the company's stock, valued at $852,217.31. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Cousins Properties Incorporated closed its last trading session at $8.43 with the loss of -0.71%. 35,433 shares of the company were exchanged. Cousins Properties Inc has a 52-week low of $7.09 and a 52-week high of $11.40.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio.

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 7.29%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 0.52% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) will report its next earnings on April 27 AMC.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 1 analysts said it's a Buy, 5 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell.

In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 2.60% and return on equity ratio was 4.20% while its return on investment ratio was 0.00%. Cousins Properties's revenue was up 135.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Cousins Properties will post $0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 3rd were paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 30th.

The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0.24 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.87 Percent.

On 1/16/2014 Cousins Properties Inc announced a quarterly dividend of $0.08.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was reported by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/20/cousins-properties-inc-cuz-director-lillian-c-giornelli-sells-5372-shares.html. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Cousins Properties Incorporated might touch $10 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $8.92 and $8 respectively. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. Elkfork Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cousins Properties during the fourth quarter worth $106,000. Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC bought a new position in Cousins Properties during the third quarter worth $132,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Cousins Properties by 238.4% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Cousins Properties by 2.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,091,170 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $11,391,000 after buying an additional 280,556 shares during the period.

10/21/2014 - SunTrust began new coverage on Cousins Properties Incorporated giving the company a "buy" rating.

11/24/2015 - Cousins Properties Incorporated had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan.

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