News stories about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.1049643267924 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Comstock Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.50.

Shares of Comstock Resources (NYSE CRK) opened at 6.86 on Monday. The firm’s market cap is $105.45 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $6.94 and its 200-day moving average is $8.62. Comstock Resources has a 52-week low of $2.79 and a 52-week high of $13.42.

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The oil and gas producer reported ($1.07) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.64) by $0.57. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Comstock Resources will post ($5.49) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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