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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 : 1/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
CRK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CRK: 0.07 )
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: 0.07
0
1.72
Equity to Asset -0.20
CRK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CRK: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CRK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.67
Current: -0.2
-0.2
0.67
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -3.70
M-Score: -8.13
WACC vs ROIC
7.89%
-73.68%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -506.71
CRK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -59.62 vs. CRK: -506.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CRK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -461.79  Med: -7.65 Max: 47.97
Current: -506.71
-461.79
47.97
Net-margin (%) -461.66
CRK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -68.47 vs. CRK: -461.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CRK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.82  Med: -6.66 Max: 42.68
Current: -461.66
-414.82
42.68
ROE (%) -436.73
CRK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.85 vs. CRK: -436.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CRK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -299.6  Med: -2.51 Max: 27.48
Current: -436.73
-299.6
27.48
ROA (%) -60.33
CRK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.34 vs. CRK: -60.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CRK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.52  Med: -1.24 Max: 12.82
Current: -60.33
-60.52
12.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -67.81
CRK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.88 vs. CRK: -67.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.92  Med: -0.67 Max: 16.2
Current: -67.81
-66.92
16.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.70
CRK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. CRK: -17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: 8.40 Max: 28.9
Current: -17.7
-20.9
28.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 119.20
CRK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CRK: 119.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 10.20 Max: 119.2
Current: 119.2
-4.5
119.2
» CRK's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2015

CRK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,669,716 sh (-7.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,942 sh (-14.76%)
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Q1 2016

CRK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 158,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Comstock Resources Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in oil and natural gas exploration, development and production. It is also engaged in the acquisition of producing oil and natural gas properties.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/S 0.16
CRK's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CRK: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CRK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.36 Max: 7.27
Current: 0.16
0.14
7.27
Current Ratio 2.07
CRK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CRK: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.07
0.29
2.98
Quick Ratio 2.07
CRK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CRK: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.07
0.29
2.98
Days Inventory 1.85
CRK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. CRK: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CRK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.02 Max: 5.28
Current: 1.85
1.66
5.28
Days Sales Outstanding 23.84
CRK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 40.81 vs. CRK: 23.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.59  Med: 38.69 Max: 53.87
Current: 23.84
21.59
53.87
Days Payable 149.14
CRK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 79.55 vs. CRK: 149.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CRK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 151.44  Med: 359.73 Max: 540.29
Current: 149.14
151.44
540.29

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.06
CRK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CRK: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.95 Max: 16.06
Current: 0.06
0.07
16.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -87.11
CRK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. CRK: -87.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.43  Med: 6.65 Max: 37.3
Current: -87.11
-87.43
37.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -755.04
CRK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.18 vs. CRK: -755.04 )
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: -392.4  Med: -9.95 Max: 29.3
Current: -755.04
-392.4
29.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $222.1
EPS (TTM) $ -22.13
Beta0.14
Short Percentage of Float19.71%
52-Week Range $0.55 - 4.07
Shares Outstanding (Mil)60.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -3.89 -3.21
EPS without NRI ($) -3.89 -3.21
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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