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How to buy Crescent Point Energy stock

Learn how to easily invest in Crescent Point Energy stock.

Crescent Point Energy Corp. is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Crescent Point Energy shares (CPG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Crescent Point Energy employs 748 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.6 billion.

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Crescent Point Energy stock price (NYSE: CPG)

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Crescent Point Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$5.80
52-week range$3.97 - $10.81
50-day moving average $7.31
200-day moving average $7.08
Wall St. target price$12.81
PE ratio 2.743
Dividend yield $0.142 (2.9%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.14

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Crescent Point Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.8 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -14.58%
1 month (2022-08-26) -26.40%
3 months (2022-06-28) -26.30%
6 months (2022-03-24) N/A
1 year (2021-09-24) 37.12%
2 years (2020-09-28) 353.13%
3 years (2019-09-27) 33.33%
5 years (2017-09-28) 8.17

Is Crescent Point Energy stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Crescent Point Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Crescent Point Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Crescent Point Energy's P/E ratio

Crescent Point Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Crescent Point Energy shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Crescent Point Energy's EBITDA

Crescent Point Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.6 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Crescent Point Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Crescent Point Energy financials

Revenue TTM $3.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 69.4%
Gross profit TTM $2.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.15%
Return on equity TTM 28.53%
Profit margin 47.08%
Book value $11.95
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Crescent Point Energy's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Crescent Point Energy.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Crescent Point Energy's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 51.01

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Crescent Point Energy's overall score of 51.01 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 97th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Crescent Point Energy is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Crescent Point Energy's environmental score

Environmental score: 27.17/100

Crescent Point Energy's environmental score of 27.17 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crescent Point Energy is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Crescent Point Energy's social score

Social score: 15.22/100

Crescent Point Energy's social score of 15.22 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Crescent Point Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Crescent Point Energy's governance score

Governance score: 13.13/100

Crescent Point Energy's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Crescent Point Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Crescent Point Energy Corp. was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 51.01
Total ESG percentile 97.48
Environmental score 27.17
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 15.22
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 13.13
Governance score percentile 5

Crescent Point Energy share dividends

6%

Dividend payout ratio: 5.75% of net profits

Recently Crescent Point Energy has paid out, on average, around 5.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.9% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Crescent Point Energy shareholders could enjoy a 2.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Crescent Point Energy's case, that would currently equate to about $0.142 per share.

While Crescent Point Energy's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Crescent Point Energy is investing more in its future growth.

Crescent Point Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 2 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Crescent Point Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Crescent Point Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.9665 up to $10.8103. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Crescent Point Energy's is 3.0464. This would suggest that Crescent Point Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Crescent Point Energy overview

Crescent Point Energy Corp. explores, develops, and produces light and medium crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas reserves in Western Canada and the United States. It'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 and Montana. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Crescent Point Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.373% of Crescent Point Energy shares are held by insiders and 39.46% by institutions.
How many people work for Crescent Point Energy?
Latest data suggests 748 work at Crescent Point Energy.
When does the fiscal year end for Crescent Point Energy?
Crescent Point Energy's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Crescent Point Energy based?
Crescent Point Energy's address is: 585?8th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 1G1
What is Crescent Point Energy's ISIN number?
Crescent Point Energy's international securities identification number is: CA22576C1014
What is Crescent Point Energy's CUSIP number?
Crescent Point Energy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 22576C101

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