Comparing Cadus (OTCMKTS:KDUS) & Terreno Realty (TRNO)

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.3% of Cadus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.6% of Terreno Realty shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Cadus shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Terreno Realty shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Terreno Realty pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Cadus does not pay a dividend. Terreno Realty pays out 88.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Terreno Realty has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Cadus and Terreno Realty, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cadus 0 0 0 0 N/A
Terreno Realty 0 2 4 0 2.67

Terreno Realty has a consensus price target of $43.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.69%.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cadus and Terreno Realty’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cadus N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Terreno Realty $151.65 million 17.94 $63.28 million $1.09 40.13

Terreno Realty has higher revenue and earnings than Cadus.

Profitability

This table compares Cadus and Terreno Realty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cadus N/A N/A N/A
Terreno Realty 41.73% 5.52% 3.71%

Summary

Terreno Realty beats Cadus on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cadus

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.

About Terreno Realty

Terreno Realty Corporation acquires, owns and operates industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets: Los Angeles, Northern New Jersey/New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Miami, and Washington, D.C.

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