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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.03
NYSE:CRK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NYSE:CRK: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:CRK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset -0.33
NYSE:CRK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:CRK: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:CRK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.33  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.9
Current: -0.33
-0.33
0.9
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.97
Beneish M-Score: -3.61
WACC vs ROIC
9.25%
-15.28%
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 : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -64.61
NYSE:CRK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.06 vs. NYSE:CRK: -64.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:CRK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -461.79  Med: -10.14 Max: 47.97
Current: -64.61
-461.79
47.97
Net Margin % -52.49
NYSE:CRK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -29.08 vs. NYSE:CRK: -52.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CRK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.82  Med: -9 Max: 42.68
Current: -52.49
-414.82
42.68
ROA % -10.63
NYSE:CRK's ROA % is ranked lower than
58% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.02 vs. NYSE:CRK: -10.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CRK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.52  Med: -1.79 Max: 12.82
Current: -10.63
-60.52
12.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.91
NYSE:CRK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.12 vs. NYSE:CRK: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CRK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.92  Med: -0.7 Max: 11.78
Current: 3.91
-66.92
11.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -30.80
NYSE:CRK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.40 vs. NYSE:CRK: -30.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CRK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52  Med: 9.6 Max: 93
Current: -30.8
-52
93
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -23.00
NYSE:CRK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.00 vs. NYSE:CRK: -23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CRK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48  Med: 7.3 Max: 70.5
Current: -23
-48
70.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 1.20
NYSE:CRK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.30 vs. NYSE:CRK: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CRK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.4  Med: 12.5 Max: 192
Current: 1.2
-48.4
192
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:CX91.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Comstock Resources Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the acquisition, development, production and exploration of oil and natural gas.

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. 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 competitive. The Competitors include 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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Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.46
CRK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. CRK: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CRK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.02 Max: 7.25
Current: 0.46
0.13
7.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.42
CRK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CRK: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CRK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.31 Max: 14.24
Current: 10.42
0.27
14.24
EV-to-EBIT 33.74
CRK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. CRK: 33.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CRK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -342.4  Med: 3.05 Max: 1478.8
Current: 33.74
-342.4
1478.8
EV-to-EBITDA 6.78
CRK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. CRK: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CRK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.9  Med: 6.3 Max: 90.2
Current: 6.78
-13.9
90.2
Current Ratio 0.78
CRK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CRK: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.98
Current: 0.78
0.2
2.98
Quick Ratio 0.78
CRK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CRK: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.98
Current: 0.78
0.2
2.98
Days Inventory 3.34
CRK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.39 vs. CRK: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CRK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 4.12 Max: 6.35
Current: 3.34
1.66
6.35
Days Sales Outstanding 34.74
CRK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. CRK: 34.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.59  Med: 38.06 Max: 50.21
Current: 34.74
21.59
50.21
Days Payable 400.09
CRK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
89% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. CRK: 400.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CRK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 164.22  Med: 364.67 Max: 540.29
Current: 400.09
164.22
540.29

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
CRK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -38.90 vs. CRK: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CRK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 15.02
CRK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
91% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CRK: 15.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CRK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.45 Max: 19.84
Current: 15.02
0.69
19.84
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.50
CRK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. CRK: -13.50 )
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: -80.1  Med: -7.7 Max: 0.9
Current: -13.5
-80.1
0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.22
CRK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CRK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CRK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.14 Max: 18.6
Current: 0.22
0.08
18.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.95
CRK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.91 vs. CRK: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CRK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -93.8  Med: 0.1 Max: 37.3
Current: 2.95
-93.8
37.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -352.61
CRK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.06 vs. CRK: -352.61 )
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: -392.8  Med: -14.4 Max: 29.8
Current: -352.61
-392.8
29.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $193.34
EPS (TTM) $ -7.91
Beta-1.59
Short Percentage of Float18.00%
52-Week Range $2.64 - 13.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 267 349
EPS ($) -5.65 -2.20
EPS without NRI ($) -5.65 -2.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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