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How to buy Crescent Point Energy (CPG) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in Crescent Point Energy stocks.
Crescent Point Energy is an oil & gas e&p business based in Canada. Crescent Point Energy stocks (CPG.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$8.03 – a decrease of 3.85% over the previous week. Crescent Point Energy employs 735 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$2.4 billion.
How to buy shares in Crescent Point Energy
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CPG – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Crescent Point Energy?
- Has coronavirus impacted Crescent Point Energy shares?
- Crescent Point Energy shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Crescent Point Energy stock a buy or sell?
- Crescent Point Energy performance over time
- Is Crescent Point Energy suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Crescent Point Energy shares over-valued?
- Crescent Point Energy's financials
- How volatile are Crescent Point Energy shares?
- Does Crescent Point Energy pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Crescent Point Energy stock price (TO:CPG)Use our graph to track the performance of CPG stocks over time.
Crescent Point Energy shares at a glance
|Latest market close||C$8.00|
|52-week range||C$3.39 - C$8.47|
|50-day moving average||C$6.36|
|200-day moving average||C$5.41|
|Wall St. target price||C$9.73|
|Dividend yield||C$0.01 (2.16%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||C$3.91|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Crescent Point Energy stock?
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Crescent Point Energy price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-3.85%|
|1 month (2021-12-21)||33.78%|
|3 months (2021-10-21)||30.72%|
|6 months (2021-07-21)||87.79%|
|1 year (2021-01-21)||100.50%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||55.95%|
|3 years (2019-01-21)||80.59%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||15.82|
Is Crescent Point Energy under- or over-valued?
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 2x. In other words, Crescent Point Energy shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.
Crescent Point Energy's EBITDA
Crescent Point Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$3.7 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||C$2.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||120.01%|
|Gross profit TTM||C$812.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||22.61%|
|Return on equity TTM||53.15%|
|Market capitalisation||C$4.8 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: 48.01
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Crescent Point Energy's overall score of 48.01 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 94th 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: 24.17/100
Crescent Point Energy's environmental score of 24.17 puts it squarely in the 2nd 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: 12.22/100
Crescent Point Energy's social score of 12.22 puts it squarely in the 2nd 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: 10.13/100
Crescent Point Energy's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd 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.
Crescent Point Energy share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1.01% of net profits
Recently Crescent Point Energy has paid out, on average, around 1.01% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.16% 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 2.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Crescent Point Energy's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.01 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 3 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 March 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 C$3.3895 up to C$8.47. 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 (TO average) beta is 1, while Crescent Point Energy's is 3.3799. 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 and natural gas reserves 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 and Montana. Crescent Point Energy Corp. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. .
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