Do Institutional Investors Love Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS)?

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Sentiment for Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS)

Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.54 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.30, from 1.84 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 74 active investment managers started new or increased stock positions, while 48 reduced and sold their stock positions in Cohen & Steers Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 26.82 million shares, up from 20.40 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Cohen & Steers Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 13 Reduced: 35 Increased: 44 New Position: 30.

Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $1.85 billion. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and foundations. It has a 20.22 P/E ratio. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and commodity portfolios through its subsidiaries.

The stock increased 1.19% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $39.62. About 132,386 shares traded. Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) has risen 10.58% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.97% the S&P500.

Analysts await Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 34.04 % or $0.16 from last year’s $0.47 per share. CNS’s profit will be $29.45 million for 15.72 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual EPS reported by Cohen & Steers, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.55 % EPS growth.

Bbr Partners Llc holds 33.88% of its portfolio in Cohen & Steers, Inc. for 5.78 million shares. Winslow Asset Management Inc owns 244,274 shares or 2.13% of their US portfolio. Moreover, New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny has 1.48% invested in the company for 156,751 shares. The New York-based Global Thematic Partners Llc has invested 1.28% in the stock. Midas Management Corp, a New York-based fund reported 65,000 shares.#img1#

Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 20% of Cohen \u0026 Steers’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Cohen \u0026 Steers, 1 give it “Buy”, 3 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $3600 while the high is $49.0. The stock’s average target of $39 is -1.56% below today’s ($39.62) share price. CNS was included in 10 notes of analysts from October 20, 2017. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, October 20. The stock of Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Credit Suisse. The rating was upgraded by Gabelli on Monday, April 16 to “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $45.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 5 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Hold” rating by Gabelli on Thursday, January 11. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the shares of CNS in report on Thursday, January 25 to “Sell” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) on Tuesday, April 10 with “Sell” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wood on Friday, January 26 to “Underperform”.

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