Crescent Point Energy (CPG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Crescent Point Energy (NYSE:CPG) (TSE:CPG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Crescent Point Energy earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.1992720834421 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Crescent Point Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Crescent Point Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Desjardins cut shares of Crescent Point Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Crescent Point Energy in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of Crescent Point Energy in a report on Monday, September 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Crescent Point Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.33.

Crescent Point Energy (NYSE:CPG) opened at $7.34 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. Crescent Point Energy has a twelve month low of $6.46 and a twelve month high of $14.74. The stock has a market cap of $4,027.96, a PE ratio of 23.06 and a beta of 1.52.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st were issued a dividend of $0.024 per share. This is an increase from Crescent Point Energy’s previous dividend of $0.02. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 30th. Crescent Point Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -34.15%.

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About Crescent Point Energy

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.

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