Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Cohen & Steers's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CNS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CNS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: CNS underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 45.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNS underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cohen & Steers's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Cohen & Steers undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CNS ($65.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($38.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CNS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (23.4x).
PE vs Market: CNS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.1x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CNS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CNS is good value based on its PB Ratio (18.1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (19.8x).
How is Cohen & Steers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CNS's forecast earnings growth (35.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CNS's earnings (35.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (19.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CNS's revenue (13.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNS's revenue (13.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CNS's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (72.3%).
How has Cohen & Steers performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CNS's current net profit margins (17.9%) are lower than last year (32.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNS's earnings have grown by 10% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CNS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CNS had negative earnings growth (-43.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CNS's Return on Equity (33.4%) is considered high.
How is Cohen & Steers's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNS's short term assets ($135.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($75.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CNS's short term assets ($135.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($48.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CNS has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CNS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CNS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Cohen & Steers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CNS's dividend (3.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: CNS's dividend (3.89%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CNS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CNS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (97.4%), CNS's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CNS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (78% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Harvey (56 yo)
Mr. Joseph Martin Harvey, also known as Joe, serves as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Cohen & Steers, Inc. since February 21, 2021. He serves as the President, Director and Chief Investment Officer ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD4.10M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Executive VP||15.83yrs||US$2.31m||0.27% |
|Executive VP & COO||no data||US$1.86m||1.07% |
|Head of Global Real Estate||1.42yrs||US$3.99m||0.25% |
|CEO & Director (Leave of Absence)||0.083yr||US$4.51m||24.72% |
|Chief Accounting Officer & Senior VP||7.83yrs||no data||0.043% |
|Executive VP||no data||US$1.67m||0.14% |
|Senior VP||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Global Head of Human Resources||no data||no data||0.029% |
|Executive VP & Head of Closed-End Funds||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Head of Global Distribution||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||14.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CNS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Co-Founder & Chairman||7.17yrs||US$389.58k||20.18% |
|Independent Director||16.58yrs||US$227.50k||0.051% |
|Independent Director||16.58yrs||US$220.00k||0.065% |
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$212.50k||0.018% |
|Independent Director||16.58yrs||US$217.50k||0.062% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$212.50k||0.0036% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CNS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CNS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cohen & Steers, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cohen & Steers, Inc.
- Ticker: CNS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$3.178b
- Shares outstanding: 48.23m
- Website: https://www.cohenandsteers.com
Number of Employees
- Cohen & Steers, Inc.
- 280 Park Avenue
- 10th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CNS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2004|
|FG9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2004|
Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and foun...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/07 00:24|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
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