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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 2/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.13
CRK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CRK: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CRK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.13
0
1.72
Equity to Asset 0.08
CRK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CRK: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CRK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.67
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -1.95
M-Score: -5.80
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -300.63
CRK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -28.24 vs. CRK: -300.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CRK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.35  Med: -4.61 Max: 49.24
Current: -300.63
-35.35
49.24
Net-margin (%) -257.02
CRK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -37.83 vs. CRK: -257.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CRK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.46  Med: 2.08 Max: 42.68
Current: -257.02
-24.46
42.68
ROE (%) -121.01
CRK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.65 vs. CRK: -121.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CRK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.15  Med: 1.26 Max: 27.48
Current: -121.01
-10.15
27.48
ROA (%) -37.78
CRK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.18 vs. CRK: -37.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CRK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.84  Med: 0.36 Max: 12.82
Current: -37.78
-3.84
12.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -44.92
CRK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.14 vs. CRK: -44.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.45  Med: 0.03 Max: 21.69
Current: -44.92
-4.45
21.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
CRK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CRK: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: 9.35 Max: 28.9
Current: 8.1
-20.9
28.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
CRK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CRK: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 7.00 Max: 35.2
Current: 7.2
-23.7
35.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.00
CRK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CRK: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 10.05 Max: 74.7
Current: 19
-5
74.7
» CRK's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-24)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

CRK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 192,500 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,955,016 sh (+258.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,572 sh (+66.22%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
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Q1 2015

CRK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 39,680 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 577,500 sh (+200.00%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,718,016 sh (-2.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,000 sh (-35.34%)
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Q2 2015

CRK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 672,500 sh (+16.45%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,494,916 sh (-2.56%)
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Q3 2015

CRK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 18,703 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,332,616 sh (-1.91%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 40.49
CRK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. CRK: 40.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.48
CRK's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CRK: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CRK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.34 Max: 4.41
Current: 0.48
0.09
4.41
P/S 0.18
CRK's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CRK: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CRK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 2.45 Max: 7.25
Current: 0.18
0.15
7.25
POCF 0.58
CRK's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CRK: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CRK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.42 Max: 11.25
Current: 0.58
0.27
11.25
Current Ratio 2.11
CRK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. CRK: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.11
0.29
2.98
Quick Ratio 2.11
CRK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CRK: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.11
0.29
2.98
Days Inventory 2.30
CRK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 25.18 vs. CRK: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CRK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 5.59 Max: 13.76
Current: 2.3
1.66
13.76
Days Sales Outstanding 22.60
CRK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.37 vs. CRK: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.59  Med: 45.23 Max: 53.87
Current: 22.6
21.59
53.87
Days Payable 512.17
CRK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 97.04 vs. CRK: 512.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CRK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 228.3  Med: 427.33 Max: 1170.43
Current: 512.17
228.3
1170.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 10.89
CRK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. CRK: 10.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CRK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 3.19 Max: 19.84
Current: 10.89
0.69
19.84
Dividend Payout 2.58
CRK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CRK: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CRK' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.13 Max: 6.25
Current: 2.58
0.05
6.25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.28
CRK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. CRK: 11.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CRK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 3.19 Max: 19.84
Current: 11.28
0.69
19.84
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
CRK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. CRK: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CRK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: -2.25 Max: -0.4
Current: -0.4
-12.5
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.46
CRK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. CRK: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CRK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.46 Max: 13.41
Current: 0.46
0.21
13.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.07
CRK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.93 Max: 5.61
Current: 0.07
0.11
5.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -74.81
CRK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. CRK: -74.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.96  Med: 7.00 Max: 37.3
Current: -74.81
-74.96
37.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -523.36
CRK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.58 vs. CRK: -523.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CRK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -552.1  Med: -11.10 Max: 29.8
Current: -523.36
-552.1
29.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $318
EPS $ -17.71
Beta-0.04
Short Percentage of Float31.92%
52-Week Range $0.97 - 6.84
Shares Outstanding(Mil)47.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) -4.37 -3.89 -3.21
EPS without NRI($) -4.37 -3.89 -3.21

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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Comstock Resources Inc, incorporated in 1991 was originally organized as a Delaware corporation in 1919 under the name Comstock Tunnel and Drainage Company. The Company is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in the United States. The Company operates in one business segment, the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Its oil and gas operations are concentrated in Texas and Louisiana. Its oil and natural gas properties are estimated to have proved reserves of 585 Bcfe. The Company's proved oil and natural gas reserve base is 77% natural gas and 23% oil and are 73% developed as of December 31, 2013. Its properties have an average reserve life of approximately 8.4 years and have extensive development and exploration potential. The Company has a substantial acreage position of 84,875 acres in East Texas and North Louisiana with Haynesville or Bossier shale natural gas potential. Its primary operating areas include: East Texas and North Louisiana, South Texas and Other. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned interests in 14 wells containing multiple completions, which means that a well is producing from more than one completed zone. It generally sells its oil and natural gas at current market prices at the point its wells connect to third party purchaser pipelines. The oil and gas industry is highly competitive. Competitors include major oil companies, other independent energy companies and individual producers and operators. The Company's operations and facilities are subject to extensive federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the exploration for, and the development, production and transportation of, oil and natural gas, and operating safety.
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