Critical Analysis: Cadus (KDUS) and Gazit Globe (GZT)

Gazit Globe (NYSE:GZT) and Cadus (OTCMKTS:KDUS) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Gazit Globe and Cadus, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gazit Globe 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cadus 0 0 0 0 N/A


Gazit Globe pays an annual dividend of $0.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Cadus does not pay a dividend. Gazit Globe pays out 43.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Gazit Globe has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.


This table compares Gazit Globe and Cadus’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gazit Globe -11.36% 2.11% 0.76%
Cadus N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Gazit Globe and Cadus’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gazit Globe $817.00 million 2.08 $142.00 million $0.94 9.36
Cadus N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gazit Globe has higher revenue and earnings than Cadus.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

10.7% of Gazit Globe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Cadus shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Cadus shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Gazit Globe beats Cadus on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Gazit Globe Company Profile

Gazit Globe Ltd, through its subsidiaries, acquires, owns, develops, operates, and manages supermarket-anchored shopping centers and retail-based mixed-use properties in North America, Brazil, Israel, and Europe. As of September 30, 2018, the company owned and operated 101 properties with a gross leasable area of approximately 2.5 million square meters. Gazit Globe Ltd was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Cadus Company Profile

Cadus Corporation engages in real estate acquisition, renovation, and construction activities in Miami-Dade County, Florida. It would purchases individual homes and individual residential lots for renovation or construction, and resale. The company was formerly known as Cadus Pharmaceutical Corporation and changed its name to Cadus Corporation in June 2003. Cadus Corporation was founded in 1992 and is based in New York, New York. Cadus Corporation is a subsidiary of a Starfire Holding Corporation.

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