Comstock Resources (CRK) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.10

News headlines about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.5299235050353 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Comstock Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.00.

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Comstock Resources stock opened at $7.91 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $127.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.04 and a beta of 0.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.01, a quick ratio of 1.80 and a current ratio of 1.80. Comstock Resources has a one year low of $4.01 and a one year high of $10.72.

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 26th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.94) by $0.63. The firm had revenue of $73.25 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $71.92 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($2.58) EPS. research analysts forecast that Comstock Resources will post -3.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CEO M Jay Allison purchased 12,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 28th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.00 per share, with a total value of $100,000.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 611,630 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,893,040. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 11.60% of the company’s stock.

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Comstock Resources Company Profile

Comstock Resources, Inc is an energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in the United States. The Company operates in the segment of exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The Company’s oil and gas operations are concentrated in Texas and Louisiana.

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