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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ)?

The company in question is, Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) currently with a stock price of 7.8 (-0.83% today). The market cap for Cousins Properties Incorporated is 2180.05, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT РDiversified industry. The target price for Cousins Properties Incorporated is 11. Currently Cousins Properties Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 11.91, and a forward P/E of 30.23. Average volume for Cousins Properties Incorporated is 3373.75 and so far today it is 2459239.

Performance in the last year for Cousins Properties Incorporated has been -15.56%. For EPS growth, Cousins Properties Incorporated has seen a growth of 390.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 0.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 26.50% over the last five years and could be 2.80% for the next five years. Cousins Properties Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 0.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -24.80%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -21.53%.

Since the IPO date for Cousins Properties Incorporated on the 3/26/1990, Cousins Properties Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be -14.57%. With Cousins Properties Incorporated trading at 7.8, the dividend yield is 4.07%, and the EPS is 0.66.

So could Cousins Properties Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.91. The PEG is 4.25, P/S is 5.8 and the P/B is at 0.99. The P/cash is 2422.28, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Cousins Properties Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.47, and total debt/equity at 0.47.

In terms of margins, Cousins Properties Incorporated has a gross margin of 59.60%, an operating margin of 18.30% and a profit margin of 37.50%.Payout ratio for Cousins Properties Incorporated is 48.60%. Return on assets come to 5.40% with return on investment coming to 2.80%.

Insider ownership for Cousins Properties Incorporated, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 277.36. While shares float is 193.4. The float short is currently 8.40%, and short ratio is 4.82.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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