Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE: CPG) is one of 180 public companies in the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Crescent Point Energy Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Crescent Point Energy Corporation $1.92 billion -$704.37 million -10.18
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors $437.00 million $72.32 million -9.04

Crescent Point Energy Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Crescent Point Energy Corporation 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.

Dividends

Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays out -35.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.1% and pay out 322.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Crescent Point Energy Corporation has a beta of 1.58, indicating that its share price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.01, indicating that their average share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

38.8% of Crescent Point Energy Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.3% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.8% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Crescent Point Energy Corporation and its rivals’ 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 -8,283.26% -43.72% -12.69%

Analyst Ratings

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

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 329 2280 3421 175 2.55

Crescent Point Energy Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 85.63%. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 24.78%. Given Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Crescent Point Energy Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Crescent Point Energy Corporation beats its rivals 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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