Analyzing Cadus (KDUS) & Getty Realty (GTY)

Cadus (OTCMKTS:KDUS) and Getty Realty (NYSE:GTY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Dividends

Getty Realty pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Cadus does not pay a dividend. Getty Realty pays out 77.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Getty Realty has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Cadus and Getty Realty, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cadus 0 0 0 0 N/A
Getty Realty 0 0 3 0 3.00

Getty Realty has a consensus price target of $30.33, indicating a potential upside of 5.11%. Given Getty Realty’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Getty Realty is more favorable than Cadus.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.3% of Cadus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Getty Realty shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Cadus shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 19.6% of Getty Realty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Cadus and Getty 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
Getty Realty 35.21% 8.61% 4.41%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cadus and Getty 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
Getty Realty $120.15 million 9.74 $47.18 million $1.66 17.39

Getty Realty has higher revenue and earnings than Cadus.

Summary

Getty Realty beats Cadus on 10 of the 11 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 Getty Realty

Getty Realty Corp. is the leading publicly-traded real estate investment trust in the United States specializing in the ownership, leasing and financing of convenience store and gasoline station properties. As of June 30, 2018, the Company owned 854 properties and leased 78 properties from third-party landlords in 30 states across the United States and Washington, D.C.

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