Reviewing Cohen & Steers Inc. (CNS)’s and CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. (NYSE:CORR)’s results

Since Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) and CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. (NYSE:CORR) are part of the Asset Management industry, they are influenced by compare. The influences particularly affect the institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cohen & Steers Inc. 381.11M 5.74 113.90M 2.40 17.19
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. 89.23M 5.43 34.16M 1.82 20.01

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to Cohen & Steers Inc. Currently more affordable of the two stocks is the business with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Cohen & Steers Inc.’s current price-to-earnings ratio is lower than that of CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc., which means that it is the affordable of the two.


Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cohen & Steers Inc. 29.89% 34.7% 23.2%
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. 38.28% 6.7% 3.5%

Volatility & Risk

Cohen & Steers Inc.’s 1.05 beta indicates that its volatility is 5.00% more volatile than that of Standard and Poor’s 500. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. on the other hand, has 1.6 beta which makes it 60.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


Cohen & Steers Inc. pays out an annual dividend of $1.32 per share while its dividend yield is 2.9%. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $3 per share and at a 7.96% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

The Ratings and Recommendations for Cohen & Steers Inc. and CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cohen & Steers Inc. 1 1 0 2.50
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Cohen & Steers Inc.’s downside potential currently stands at -22.35% and an $36 consensus price target. Competitively CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. has an average price target of $45, with potential upside of 18.80%. The information presented earlier suggests that CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. looks more robust than Cohen & Steers Inc. as far as analyst belief.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Cohen & Steers Inc. and CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 47.2% and 75.1% respectively. About 26.9% of Cohen & Steers Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, 0.2% are CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc.’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Cohen & Steers Inc. 1.63% 9.67% 11.15% 4.54% 10.76% 20.25%
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. 0.19% 1.42% -1.55% -4.4% -2.71% 9.79%

For the past year Cohen & Steers Inc. has stronger performance than CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc.


Cohen & Steers Inc. beats CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. on 9 of the 16 factors.

Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and foundations. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and commodity portfolios through its subsidiaries. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. Through its subsidiaries, it also launches and manages hedge funds. The firm invests in public equity, fixed income, and commodity markets across the globe through its subsidiaries. Through its subsidiaries, it invests in companies operating in the real estate sector, including real estate investment trusts, infrastructure sector, and natural energy resources sector for its equity and fixed income investments. The firm also invests in preferred securities for its fixed income investments through its subsidiaries. Cohen & Steers, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, with additional offices in London, United Kingdom; Central, Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; and Seattle, Washington.

CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust externally managed by Corridor InfraTrust Management, LLC. The trust primarily owns midstream and downstream U.S. energy infrastructure assets subject to long-term triple net participating leases with energy companies. The assets include pipelines, storage tanks, transmission lines and gathering systems. It was previously known as Tortoise Capital Resources Corp. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. was formed on September 8, 2005 and is domiciled in the United States.

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