Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

April 17, 2018 - By Bradley Stiles

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Sentiment for Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS)

Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.54 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.30, from 1.84 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 74 active investment managers increased or opened new holdings, while 48 sold and trimmed stock positions in Cohen & Steers Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 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 holdings 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 earnings per share, 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 earnings per share 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 of Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 5. The stock has “Sell” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, April 10. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform”. Credit Suisse maintained Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) rating on Friday, October 20. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $43 target. The stock has “Sell” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, January 25. The stock of Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 11 by Gabelli. The rating was downgraded by Wood to “Underperform” on Friday, January 26. Gabelli upgraded Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) on Monday, April 16 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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