Headlines about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.3318044816123 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Comstock Resources (CRK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q2 2018 Earnings Forecast for Comstock Resources Inc Issued By KeyCorp (CRK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Forecasted to Earn Q1 2019 Earnings of ($0.02) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Forecasted to Earn FY2019 Earnings of ($0.21) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Comstock Resources Inc Lifted by Analyst (CRK) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NYSE CRK traded down $0.57 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $5.49. 761,377 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 577,900. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.01, a current ratio of 1.80 and a quick ratio of 1.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $93.44, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.41 and a beta of -0.09. Comstock Resources has a one year low of $4.01 and a one year high of $10.72.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Comstock Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.13.
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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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