Head to Head Comparison: Crescent Point Energy Corporation (CPG) vs. Its Peers

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE: CPG) is one of 194 publicly-traded companies in the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Crescent Point Energy Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Crescent Point Energy Corporation 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 4.2% and pay out 190.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.2% of Crescent Point Energy Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.8% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.8% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Crescent Point Energy Corporation $1.92 billion -$704.37 million -9.17
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors $324.27 million -$31.05 million -7.58

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

Volatility & Risk

Crescent Point Energy Corporation has a beta of 1.58, suggesting that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.19, suggesting that their average stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Crescent Point Energy Corporation -18.68% 2.45% 1.44%
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors -8,951.97% -67.42% -14.36%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Crescent Point Energy Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Crescent Point Energy Corporation 0 2 2 0 2.50
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors 232 2046 3172 166 2.58

Crescent Point Energy Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 106.12%. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 18.96%. Given Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Crescent Point Energy Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

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

About Crescent Point Energy Corporation

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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