Head-To-Head Comparison: Crescent Energy (NYSE:CRGY) versus Nostrum Oil & Gas (OTCMKTS:NSTRY)

Nostrum Oil & Gas (OTCMKTS:NSTRYGet Rating) and Crescent Energy (NYSE:CRGYGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.


This table compares Nostrum Oil & Gas and Crescent Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nostrum Oil & Gas -8.42% N/A -13.93%
Crescent Energy 11.11% 130.62% 14.23%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nostrum Oil & Gas and Crescent Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nostrum Oil & Gas $195.29 million 1.13 -$26.12 million ($0.37) -12.62
Crescent Energy $1.48 billion 1.49 -$358.54 million N/A N/A

Nostrum Oil & Gas has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Crescent Energy.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Nostrum Oil & Gas and Crescent Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nostrum Oil & Gas 0 0 0 0 N/A
Crescent Energy 0 2 3 0 2.60

Crescent Energy has a consensus target price of $17.40, suggesting a potential upside of 34.36%. Given Crescent Energy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Crescent Energy is more favorable than Nostrum Oil & Gas.

Volatility and Risk

Nostrum Oil & Gas has a beta of -3118.28, meaning that its share price is 311,928% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crescent Energy has a beta of 2.46, meaning that its share price is 146% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

10.9% of Crescent Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.0% of Crescent Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Crescent Energy beats Nostrum Oil & Gas on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nostrum Oil & Gas

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Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin. The company discovers and develops oil and gas reserves, as well as produces and sells crude oil, stabilized condensate, liquefied petroleum gas, and dry gas. Its principal producing asset is 100% owned Chinarevskoye field located in North-western Kazakhstan. As of December 31, 2021, the company had proved and probable reserves of 34 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) and 28 mmboe of contingent resources. Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC was founded in 1997 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

About Crescent Energy

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Crescent Energy Company, an energy company, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) reserves. The company holds a portfolio of oil and natural gas assets in key proven basins, including the Eagle Ford, Rockies, Barnett, Permian, Mid-Con, and other basins in the United States. As of December 31, 2021, it had 1,528 gross undrilled locations, including 567 gross operated drilling locations; and 531.6 net million barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves. The company was founded in 2020 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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