Media headlines about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.1247001936281 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

CRK has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Robert W. Baird set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Comstock Resources and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Comstock Resources in a report on Friday, November 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.75.

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) opened at $7.25 on Tuesday. Comstock Resources has a fifty-two week low of $4.01 and a fifty-two week high of $11.93. The company has a current ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.32. The stock has a market cap of $109.69, a PE ratio of -0.79 and a beta of -0.30.

In related news, CEO M Jay Allison acquired 41,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $6.17 per share, for a total transaction of $252,970.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 520,130 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,209,202.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 173,500 shares of company stock worth $1,136,570. Corporate insiders own 11.60% of the company’s stock.

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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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