California Resources (OTCMKTS:CRCQQ) and Repsol (OTCMKTS:REPYY) Head-To-Head Comparison

California Resources (OTCMKTS:CRCQQGet Free Report) and Repsol (OTCMKTS:REPYYGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for California Resources and Repsol, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
California Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Repsol 0 3 4 0 2.57

Repsol has a consensus target price of $16.50, indicating a potential upside of 11.26%. Given Repsol’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Repsol is more favorable than California Resources.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares California Resources and Repsol’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
California Resources $2.63 billion 0.00 -$28.00 million N/A N/A
Repsol $78.85 billion 0.24 $4.48 billion $3.09 4.80

Repsol has higher revenue and earnings than California Resources.


This table compares California Resources and Repsol’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
California Resources -95.33% -4.31% -3.78%
Repsol 6.39% 20.84% 9.62%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.7% of California Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Repsol shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of California Resources shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Repsol shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Repsol beats California Resources on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About California Resources

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California Resources Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the State of California. The company sells crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids to marketers, California refineries, and other purchasers that have access to transportation and storage facilities. It holds interests in approximately 2.2 million net acres of mineral acreage. As of December 31, 2019, the company had net proved reserves of 644 million barrels of oil equivalent. It also engages in the generation and sale of electricity to the grid and utility customers. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California. On July 15, 2020, California Resources Corporation, along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

About Repsol

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Repsol, S.A. operates as an integrated energy company worldwide. Its Upstream segment engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas reserves. The company's Industrial segment is involved in refining activities and petrochemicals business; the trading and transportation of crude oil and oil products; and the sale, transportation, and regasification of natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG). Its Commercial and Renewables segment engages in the low carbon power generation and renewable sources; sale of gas and power; mobility and sale of oil products; and liquified petroleum gas activities. The company also offers asphalt products; installs, operates, and manages service stations; provides maritime services; constructs and operates oil refineries; explores and produces hydrocarbons; offers human resource services; distributes and supplies electricity; and develops new energy source, solar, and wind projects, as well as produces and sells chemical products and lubricants. In addition, it is involved in fuel and special products marketing, research, trading and transport, insurance and reinsurance, safety, and financing activities; development of production processes, storage, transport, use, consumption, and transformation of hydrogen; decarbonization activities; and promotion, design, construction, and operation of molecular recycling facilities. Further, the company produces synthetic oil cloths; and invests in liquefaction plant project. The company was formerly known as Repsol YPF, S.A. and changed its name to Repsol, S.A. in May 2012. Repsol, S.A. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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