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Overall **CUZ** gets a fundamental rating of **3** out of 10. We evaluated **CUZ** against 130 industry peers in the **Diversified REITs** industry. While **CUZ** is still in line with the averages on profitability rating, there are concerns on its financial health. **CUZ** does not seem to be growing, but still is valued expensively.

In the past year **CUZ** had a positive cash flow from operations.

In the past 5 years **CUZ** has always been profitable.

In the past 5 years **CUZ** always reported a positive cash flow from operatings.

The **Return On Assets** of **CUZ** (**0.77%**) is comparable to the rest of the industry.

Looking at the **Return On Equity**, with a value of **1.33%**, **CUZ** is in line with its industry, outperforming **51.97%** of the companies in the same industry.

Measured over the past 3 years, the **Average Return On Invested Capital** for **CUZ** is in line with the industry average of **3.05%**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 0.77% | ||

ROE | 1.33% | ||

ROIC | 1.82% |

ROA(3y)2.37%

ROA(5y)2.51%

ROE(3y)3.85%

ROE(5y)4.06%

ROIC(3y)2.02%

ROIC(5y)1.93%

In the last couple of years the **Profit Margin** of **CUZ** has declined.

Looking at the **Operating Margin**, with a value of **20.86%**, **CUZ** is in line with its industry, outperforming **47.24%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Operating Margin** of **CUZ** has remained more or less at the same level.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 20.86% | ||

PM (TTM) | 7.25% | ||

GM | 66.7% |

OM growth 3Y0.34%

OM growth 5Y1.45%

PM growth 3Y-31.43%

PM growth 5Y-9.12%

GM growth 3Y0.36%

GM growth 5Y0.4%

With a Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) below the Cost of Capital (WACC), **CUZ** is destroying value.

The number of shares outstanding for **CUZ** has been increased compared to 5 years ago.

The debt/assets ratio for **CUZ** is higher compared to a year ago.

The **Altman-Z score** of **CUZ** (**0.81**) is better than **60.63%** of its industry peers.

The Debt to FCF ratio of **CUZ** is **49.65**, which is on the high side as it means it would take **CUZ**, **49.65** years of fcf income to pay off all of its debts.

Looking at the **Debt to FCF ratio**, with a value of **49.65**, **CUZ** is in line with its industry, outperforming **55.91%** of the companies in the same industry.

With an excellent **Debt to Equity ratio** value of **0.58**, **CUZ** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **84.25%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 0.58 | ||

Debt/FCF | 49.65 | ||

Altman-Z | 0.81 |

ROIC/WACC0.26

WACC6.89%

Looking at the **Current ratio**, with a value of **0.90**, **CUZ** is doing worse than **66.14%** of the companies in the same industry.

The **Quick ratio** of **CUZ** (**0.90**) is worse than **66.14%** of its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 0.9 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.9 |

Measured over the past years, **CUZ** shows a decrease in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS has been decreasing by **-6.26%** on average per year.

The **Revenue** has been growing slightly by **2.67%** in the past year.

EPS 1Y (TTM)-60.61%

EPS 3Y-10.61%

EPS 5Y-6.26%

EPS Q2Q%-66.67%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)2.67%

Revenue growth 3Y2.74%

Revenue growth 5Y11.06%

Sales Q2Q%3.69%

EPS Next Y-49.19%

EPS Next 2Y-37.41%

EPS Next 3Y-15.81%

EPS Next 5YN/A

Revenue Next Year5.33%

Revenue Next 2Y3.61%

Revenue Next 3Y3.85%

Revenue Next 5Y3.25%

When comparing the EPS growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

With a **Price/Earnings** ratio of **79.05**, **CUZ** can be considered very expensive at the moment.

The **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio is **143.09**, which means the current valuation is very expensive for **CUZ**.

The rest of the industry has a similar **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio as **CUZ**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 79.05 | ||

Fwd PE | 143.09 |

Based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio, **CUZ** is valued a bit cheaper than the industry average as 61.42% of the companies are valued more expensively.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | 90.04 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 14.05 |

A cheap valuation may be justified as **CUZ**'s earnings are expected to decrease with **-15.81%** in the coming years.

PEG (NY)N/A

PEG (5Y)N/A

EPS Next 2Y-37.41%

EPS Next 3Y-15.81%

With a **Yearly Dividend Yield** of **4.36%**, **CUZ** is a good candidate for dividend investing.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 4.36% |

The dividend of **CUZ** has a limited annual growth rate of **4.66%**.

The dividend of **CUZ** decreased in the last 3 years.

Dividend Growth(5Y)4.66%

Div Incr Years2

Div Non Decr Years2

DP329.19%

EPS Next 2Y-37.41%

EPS Next 3Y-15.81%

**COUSINS PROPERTIES INC**

NYSE:CUZ (10/15/2024, 8:22:14 PM)

After market: 30.83 0 (0%)**30.83**

**+0.58 (+1.92%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorReal Estate

GICS IndustryGroupEquity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

GICS IndustryDiversified REITs

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Dividend Yield | 4.36% |

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PE | 79.05 | ||

Fwd PE | 143.09 | ||

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ROA | 0.77% | ||

ROE | 1.33% | ||

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OM | 20.86% | ||

PM (TTM) | 7.25% | ||

GM | 66.7% | ||

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Debt/Equity | 0.58 | ||

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Current Ratio | 0.9 | ||

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EPS 1Y (TTM)-60.61%

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