Comstock Resources Inc. [NYSE: CRK] slipped around -0.26 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $5.26 at the close of the session, down -4.71%. The company report on March 30, 2021 that COMSTOCK RESOURCES, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2021 EARNINGS DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION.
Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CRK) announces its plan to release first quarter 2021 results on May 4, 2021 after the market closes and host its quarterly conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT on May 5, 2021. Please dial in at least 15 minutes in advance to ensure a timely connection to the call.
Dial-In: 844-776-7840International Dial-In: 661-378-9538Conference ID: 6891538.
Comstock Resources Inc. stock is now 20.37% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. CRK Stock saw the intraday high of $5.43 and lowest of $5.20 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 8.48, which means current price is +20.37% above from all time high which was touched on 02/18/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 3.07M shares, CRK reached a trading volume of 2219902 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CRK shares is $7.85 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CRK stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Comstock Resources Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on March 15, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 11, 2021, representing the official price target for Comstock Resources Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $8 to $5, while Truist kept a Hold rating on CRK stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Comstock Resources Inc. is set at 0.27, with the Price to Sales ratio for CRK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.84, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.13. Price to Free Cash Flow for CRK in the course of the last twelve months was 18.13 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
How has CRK stock performed recently?
Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.05. With this latest performance, CRK shares dropped by -7.88% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 9.13% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -20.78% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CRK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 41.85, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.28 for Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.52, while it was recorded at 5.49 for the last single week of trading, and 5.19 for the last 200 days.
Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK] shares currently have an operating margin of +19.00 and a Gross Margin at +22.73. Comstock Resources Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -6.11.
Return on Total Capital for CRK is now 4.08, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.31. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -4.06, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.12. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 174.80. Additionally, CRK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 63.61, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 53.14. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 198.76, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 63.55.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK] managed to generate an average of -$256,946 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.18 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.18.Comstock Resources Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 0.50.
Earnings analysis for Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Comstock Resources Inc. posted 0.12/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.07/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 71.40%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CRK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Comstock Resources Inc. go to 20.00%.
Insider trade positions for Comstock Resources Inc. [CRK]
There are presently around $251 million, or 21.00% of CRK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CRK stocks are: DEEP BASIN CAPITAL LP with ownership of 5,640,294, which is approximately 7.565% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; ADAGE CAPITAL PARTNERS GP, L.L.C., holding 4,679,573 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $24.61 million in CRK stocks shares; and BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP, currently with $19.31 million in CRK stock with ownership of nearly 83.305% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Comstock Resources Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 70 institutional holders increased their position in Comstock Resources Inc. [NYSE:CRK] by around 16,041,003 shares. Additionally, 61 investors decreased positions by around 21,468,233 shares, while 17 investors held positions by with 10,154,484 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 47,663,720 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CRK stock had 26 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,642,850 shares, while 25 institutional investors sold positions of 9,687,795 shares during the same period.