News coverage about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.7586427692373 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head-To-Head Analysis: Comstock Resources (CRK) and Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($5.09) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Anticipate Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $70.18 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comstock Resources, Inc. (CRK) Reaches $7.81 After 5.00% Up Move; 0 Analysts Are Bullish Washington Federal, Inc … – Hill Country Times (hillcountrytimes.com)
Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) opened at $7.59 on Monday. Comstock Resources has a 52-week low of $4.01 and a 52-week high of $13.42. The stock has a market capitalization of $117.72, a P/E ratio of -0.85 and a beta of -0.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.32, a current ratio of 0.58 and a quick ratio of 0.58.
In other news, CEO M Jay Allison purchased 41,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $6.17 per share, for a total transaction of $252,970.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 520,130 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,209,202.10. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 11.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About Comstock Resources
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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