Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE: CPG) is one of 178 publicly-traded companies in the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Crescent Point Energy Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

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 -8,557.44% -75.09% -13.80%

Volatility and Risk

Crescent Point Energy Corporation has a beta of 1.58, meaning that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.06, meaning that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets 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 4 0 2.67
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors 312 2252 3377 172 2.56

Crescent Point Energy Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 88.56%. As a group, “Independent Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 23.68%. Given Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Crescent Point Energy Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

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 3.5% and pay out -35.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Crescent Point Energy Corporation $1.92 billion -$704.37 million -10.02
Crescent Point Energy Corporation Competitors $576.59 million $106.88 million -4.43

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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.3% of Crescent Point Energy Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of shares of all “Independent Oil & Gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% 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 will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Crescent Point Energy Corporation beats its competitors on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation 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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