Crimson Exploration (NASDAQ: CXPO) is one of 202 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Crimson Exploration to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Crimson Exploration and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crimson Exploration Competitors||$1.94 billion||-$458.70 million||-39.11|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Crimson Exploration and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Crimson Exploration Competitors||1419||7478||12071||250||2.53|
As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 27.57%. Given Crimson Exploration’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Crimson Exploration has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares Crimson Exploration and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Crimson Exploration Competitors||-283.86%||30.22%||6.54%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.9% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Crimson Exploration has a beta of 1.99, indicating that its share price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crimson Exploration’s competitors have a beta of 1.46, indicating that their average share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Crimson Exploration competitors beat Crimson Exploration on 7 of the 9 factors compared.
Crimson Exploration Company Profile
Crimson Exploration Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploitation, exploration and development of natural gases and crude oil properties. The Company has operations in the onshore United States Gulf Coast, South Texas and Colorado regions. As of December 31, 2011, the Company was focused in the resource plays in South Texas (the Eagle Ford Shale oil play), Southeast Texas (the Woodbine/Georgetown oil play) and East Texas (the Haynesville, Mid-Bossier and James Lime plays). Additionally, the Company has producing properties in the DJ Basin, in Weld and Adams counties Colorado. As of December 31, 2011, 81% of the Company’s proved reserves were natural gas, 37% were proved developed and 87% were attributed to wells and properties operated by the Company. In October 2013, Contango Oil & Gas Company and Crimson Exploration Inc. jointly announced the completion of the merger.
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