Crescent Point Energy (NYSE:CPG) vs. The Competition Head to Head Comparison

Crescent Point Energy (NYSE: CPG) is one of 205 publicly-traded companies in the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Crescent Point Energy to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Crescent Point Energy and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Crescent Point Energy -18.68% 2.45% 1.44%
Crescent Point Energy Competitors -8,383.86% -57.74% -9.47%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.7% of Crescent Point Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.4% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.8% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Crescent Point Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Crescent Point Energy pays out -34.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.0% and pay out 145.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Crescent Point Energy has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crescent Point Energy’s rivals have a beta of 1.16, meaning that their average share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Crescent Point Energy and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Crescent Point Energy $1.92 billion -$704.37 million -9.00
Crescent Point Energy Competitors $324.27 million -$31.05 million -7.50

Crescent Point Energy has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Crescent Point Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Crescent Point Energy and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Crescent Point Energy 0 2 2 0 2.50
Crescent Point Energy Competitors 233 2102 3168 164 2.58

Crescent Point Energy presently has a consensus target price of $15.50, suggesting a potential upside of 110.03%. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 22.41%. Given Crescent Point Energy’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Crescent Point Energy is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Crescent Point Energy beats its rivals on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Crescent Point Energy Company Profile

Crescent Point Energy Corp. acquires, explores, develops, and produces light and medium oil and natural gas properties in Western Canada and the United States. The company's crude oil and natural gas properties, and related assets are located in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba; and the states of North Dakota, Montana, Colorado, and Utah. Crescent Point Energy Corp. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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