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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 – Diversified 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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