Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE: CPG) and Goodrich Petroleum Corp (NYSE:GDP) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
41.3% of Crescent Point Energy Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Goodrich Petroleum Corp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crescent Point Energy Corporation||$2.05 billion||1.86||$1.27 billion||($0.58)||-12.07|
|Goodrich Petroleum Corp||$35.26 million||2.97||$3.11 million||N/A||N/A|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Goodrich Petroleum Corp, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Crescent Point Energy Corporation||0||1||6||0||2.86|
|Goodrich Petroleum Corp||0||0||4||0||3.00|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $25.17, suggesting a potential upside of 259.52%. Goodrich Petroleum Corp has a consensus target price of $20.50, suggesting a potential upside of 106.03%. Given Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Crescent Point Energy Corporation is more favorable than Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
This table compares Crescent Point Energy Corporation and Goodrich Petroleum Corp’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%|
|Goodrich Petroleum Corp||-82.49%||N/A||-23.72%|
Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Goodrich Petroleum Corp does not pay a dividend. Crescent Point Energy Corporation pays out -48.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Crescent Point Energy Corporation beats Goodrich Petroleum Corp on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Goodrich Petroleum Corp Company Profile
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas on properties primarily in Southwest Mississippi and Southeast Louisiana, which includes the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Trend (TMS); Northwest Louisiana and East Texas, which includes the Haynesville Shale Trend, and South Texas, which includes the Eagle Ford Shale Trend. It has interests in over 193 producing oil and natural gas wells located in over 43 fields in over eight states of the United States. It has estimated proved reserves of approximately 9.1 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBoe), consisting of over 31.9 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas and approximately 3.8 million barrels (MMBbls) of oil and condensate. It also maintains ownership interests in acreage and wells in various other fields, including Longwood field in Caddo Parish, Louisiana and the Garfield Unit in Kalkaska County, Michigan.
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