Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:CELP) vs. CGG SA (CGV) Head to Head Review

CGG SA (NYSE: CGV) and Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:CELP) are both energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for CGG SA and Cypress Energy Partners, L.P., as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CGG SA 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. 0 2 0 0 2.00

Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. has a consensus target price of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 8.55%. Given Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. is more favorable than CGG SA.


Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.4%. CGG SA does not pay a dividend. Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. pays out 323.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CGG SA and Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. $291.50 million 0.30 $15.78 million $0.26 28.35

Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. has higher revenue and earnings than CGG SA.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.7% of Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares CGG SA and Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CGG SA -59.09% -55.25% -12.45%
Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. 0.76% 29.55% 2.75%


Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. beats CGG SA on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CGG SA

CGG SA (CGG) is a manufacturer of geophysical equipment. The Company provides marine, land and airborne data acquisition services, as well as a range of other geoscience services, including data imaging, geoscience and petroleum engineering consulting services, and collecting, developing and licensing geological data. Its segments include Contractual Data Acquisition; Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR); Equipment, and Non-Operated Resources. The Contractual Data Acquisition includes marine, and land and multi-physics. Its GGR segment includes the Multi-client business line and the Subsurface Imaging and Reservoir business lines (processing and imaging of geophysical data, reservoir characterization, geophysical consulting and software services, geological data library and data management solutions). The Equipment segment consists of its manufacturing and sales activities for seismic equipment. It operates through Saturno, a multi-client survey over Santos Basin Offshore Brazil.

About Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.

Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. is a limited partnership company, which serves energy companies throughout North America. The Company provides independent pipeline inspection and integrity services to producers and pipeline companies and water and environmental services with salt water disposal (SWD) facilities to the United States onshore oil and natural gas producers and trucking companies. It operates through three segments: Pipeline Inspection Services (PIS), which provides independent inspection services to various energy, public utility and pipeline companies in both the United States and Canada; Integrity Services (IS), which provides hydrostatic testing services to natural gas and petroleum companies and pipeline construction companies of newly constructed and existing natural gas and petroleum pipelines, and Water and Environmental Services (W&ES), which provides SWD services to oil and natural gas producers and trucking companies.

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