Comstock Resources Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (NYSE:CRK)
Shares of Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $26.92.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Stifel raised their price target on shares of Comstock Resources from $30.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of Comstock Resources to $33.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of Comstock Resources from $18.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 13th.
Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) traded up 1.29% on Thursday, hitting $28.16. 302,690 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Comstock Resources has a one year low of $14.21 and a one year high of $29.15. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26. and a 200-day moving average of $21.89. The company has a market cap of $1.347 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.20.
Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.52) earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Comstock Resources will post $0.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Comstock Resources Inc (NYSE:CRK) is engaged in the acquisition, development, production and exploration of oil and natural gas.
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