Analysts rate Crescent Point Energy Corp.(CPG:TSX) with a Strong Buy rating and a $15 target

Crescent Point Energy Corp. Stock Analysis:

Analysts rate Crescent Point Energy Corp. with a consensus Strong Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $15.24 per share.

Based on the Crescent Point Energy Corp. stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for Crescent Point Energy Corp. is CAD 15.24 over the next 12 months. Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Crescent Point Energy Corp. is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 9 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s stock price was CAD 9.40Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s stock price has changed by -8.38% over the past week, +2.17% over the past month and +49.68% over the last year.

Crescent Point Energy Corp. stock forecasts from 8 Crowd Analysts, the average analyst target price for Crescent Point Energy Corp. is CAD 8.94 over the next 12 months.  The average Crowd Rating is a Buy.

 

About Crescent Point Energy Corp. (CPG:CA:TSX)

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.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Crescent Point Energy Corp.(CPG:TSX) STA Research raises the target price to $7

Crescent Point Energy Corp. Stock Analysis:

STA Research maintains Crescent Point Energy Corp. with a Hold rating and raises the target price to $7 from $6 on the company’s stock.

Based on the Crescent Point Energy Corp. stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for Crescent Point Energy Corp. is CAD 15.30 over the next 12 months. Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Crescent Point Energy Corp. is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s stock price was CAD 9.11Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s stock price has changed by +19.55% over the past week, -6.95% over the past month and +52.34% over the last year.

About Crescent Point Energy Corp. (CPG:CA:TSX)

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.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.