Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE: CPG) and Cardinal Energy Group (OTCMKTS:CEGX) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
39.0% of Crescent Point Energy Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.3% of Cardinal Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Cardinal Energy Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crescent Point Energy Corporation||$2.12 billion||1.98||$1.31 billion||($0.58)||-13.29|
|Cardinal Energy Group||$247,881.00||7.93||-$732,086.00||N/A||N/A|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Cardinal Energy Group.
This table compares Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Cardinal Energy Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Crescent Point Energy Corporation||-13.80%||1.83%||1.08%|
|Cardinal Energy Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Cardinal Energy Group does not pay a dividend. Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays out -51.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk & Volatility
Crescent Point Energy Corporation has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cardinal Energy Group has a beta of -5.7, suggesting that its stock price is 670% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Cardinal Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Crescent Point Energy Corporation||0||2||4||0||2.67|
|Cardinal Energy Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 101.04%. Given Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Crescent Point Energy Corporation is more favorable than Cardinal Energy Group.
Crescent Point Energy Corporation beats Cardinal Energy Group on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
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.
About Cardinal Energy Group
Cardinal Energy Group, Inc. is engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and operating oil and gas leases. These operations are primarily focused on properties in which it holds a leasehold interest. The Company owns interests in oil and gas leases located in the north-central section of Texas. It holds approximately 85% working interest in the Dawson-Conway leases located in Shackelford County, Texas. The property consists of approximately 41 wells on over 618 acres. It holds approximately 100% working interest in the Powers-Sanders lease located in Shackelford County, Texas. The property consists of approximately 385 acres and over five producing oil wells. It holds approximately 100% working interest in the Stroebel-Broyles leases located in Eastland County, Texas. It holds approximately 43.75% working interest in the Fortune prospect located in Shackelford County, Texas. It holds over 100% working interest in the Bradford West lease.
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