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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
CRK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CRK: 0.01 )
CRK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.72
Current: 0.01

0
1.72
Equity to Asset 0.41
CRK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CRK: 0.41 )
CRK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.41

0.18
0.67
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.60
M-Score: -3.76
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.35
CRK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. CRK: 4.35 )
CRK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.86   Max: 51.95
Current: 4.35

-28.86
51.95
Net-margin (%) -6.63
CRK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. CRK: -6.63 )
CRK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.75   Max: 42.68
Current: -6.63

-34.75
42.68
ROE (%) -3.81
CRK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CRK: -3.81 )
CRK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.49   Max: 37.74
Current: -3.81

-73.49
37.74
ROA (%) -1.61
CRK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.17 vs. CRK: -1.61 )
CRK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -24.75   Max: 16.37
Current: -1.61

-24.75
16.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.13
CRK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. CRK: 1.13 )
CRK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -41.14   Max: 24.72
Current: 1.13

-41.14
24.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
CRK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. CRK: 5.60 )
CRK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 28.9
Current: 5.6

-20.9
28.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
CRK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CRK: 3.50 )
CRK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.7   Max: 49.3
Current: 3.5

-23.7
49.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 74.60
CRK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CRK: 74.60 )
CRK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.5   Max: 74.6
Current: 74.6

-31.5
74.6
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CRK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Kyle Bass 400,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 113,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

CRK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 702,800 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,307,100 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,497,384 sh (New)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q2 2014

CRK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,354,120 sh (-9.57%)
Jim Simons 481,400 sh (-31.5%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,495,939 sh (-35.16%)
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Q3 2014

CRK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

NWQ Managers 2,508,749 sh (+85.27%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,497,849 sh (+66.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,400 sh (+60.9%)
Jim Simons 90,400 sh (-81.22%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CRK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Add 85.27%0.23%$19.2 - $28.67 $ 7.01-70%2508749
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Add 66.98%0.07%$19.2 - $28.67 $ 7.01-70%2497849
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Reduce -35.16%0.07%$22.58 - $28.96 $ 7.01-73%1495939
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 New Buy0.3%$16.29 - $22.53 $ 7.01-62%1497384
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 New Buy0.2%$16.29 - $22.53 $ 7.01-62%2307100
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0141%$15.92 - $32.74 $ 7.01-71%0
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Ratios

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P/B 0.40
CRK's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CRK: 0.40 )
CRK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 4.41
Current: 0.4

0.27
4.41
P/S 0.60
CRK's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CRK: 0.60 )
CRK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 7.25
Current: 0.6

0.45
7.25
EV-to-EBIT 55.82
CRK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 55.25 vs. CRK: 55.82 )
CRK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -180.2   Max: 654.3
Current: 55.82

-180.2
654.3
Current Ratio 0.47
CRK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CRK: 0.47 )
CRK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.98
Current: 0.47

0.29
2.98
Quick Ratio 0.47
CRK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CRK: 0.47 )
CRK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.98
Current: 0.47

0.29
2.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.10
CRK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CRK: 7.10 )
CRK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 9.51
Current: 7.1

0.69
9.51
Dividend Payout 2.58
CRK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRK: 2.58 )
CRK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 6.25
Current: 2.58

0.05
6.25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.10
CRK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CRK: 7.10 )
CRK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 9.51
Current: 7.1

0.69
9.51
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
CRK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. CRK: -0.70 )
CRK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.7   Max: -27.7
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.40
CRK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CRK: 0.40 )
CRK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 12.58
Current: 0.4

0.67
12.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
CRK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CRK: 0.20 )
CRK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.01
Current: 0.2

0.26
5.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
CRK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CRK: 1.80 )
CRK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 37.1
Current: 1.8

0.2
37.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -94.97
CRK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CRK: -94.97 )
CRK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -129.1   Max: 32.4
Current: -94.97

-129.1
32.4

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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