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Comstock Resources (CRK) Competitors

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Should you be buying Comstock Resources stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Comstock Resources include Range Resources (RRC), Southwestern Energy (SWN), Matador Resources (MTDR), SM Energy (SM), Kosmos Energy (KOS), SilverBow Resources (SBOW), VAALCO Energy (EGY), Berry (BRY), SandRidge Energy (SD), and W&T Offshore (WTI). These companies are all part of the "oil & gas exploration & production" industry.

Comstock Resources vs.

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) and Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership, risk, community ranking and dividends.

In the previous week, Range Resources had 17 more articles in the media than Comstock Resources. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Range Resources and 6 mentions for Comstock Resources. Comstock Resources' average media sentiment score of 1.07 beat Range Resources' score of 0.27 indicating that Comstock Resources is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Comstock Resources
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Range Resources
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Range Resources has a net margin of 17.00% compared to Comstock Resources' net margin of 4.27%. Range Resources' return on equity of 13.30% beat Comstock Resources' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Comstock Resources4.27% 1.25% 0.48%
Range Resources 17.00%13.30%6.80%

Comstock Resources has a beta of 0.51, meaning that its share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Range Resources has a beta of 1.87, meaning that its share price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Comstock Resources presently has a consensus price target of $10.25, suggesting a potential downside of 4.38%. Range Resources has a consensus price target of $37.15, suggesting a potential upside of 6.69%. Given Range Resources' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Range Resources is more favorable than Comstock Resources.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Comstock Resources
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Range Resources
4 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Range Resources received 571 more outperform votes than Comstock Resources when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.82% of users gave Range Resources an outperform vote while only 57.79% of users gave Comstock Resources an outperform vote.

Comstock ResourcesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Range ResourcesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

36.1% of Comstock Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.9% of Range Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Comstock Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Range Resources shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Range Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Comstock Resources. Range Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comstock Resources, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comstock Resources$1.57B2.00$211.12M$0.2248.73
Range Resources$3.37B2.50$871.14M$1.9717.68


Range Resources beats Comstock Resources on 16 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CRK vs. The Competition

MetricComstock ResourcesCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.13B$8.66B$8.46B$18.32B
Dividend YieldN/A17.70%11.75%3.50%
P/E Ratio48.7315.2710.9223.40
Price / Sales2.004.1953.5915.27
Price / Cash3.996.819.5120.16
Price / Book1.251.873.935.07
Net Income$211.12M$1.24B$968.95M$972.20M
7 Day Performance2.29%2.14%336.91%4.04%
1 Month Performance-3.90%4.18%335.31%5.21%
1 Year Performance-6.09%3.81%352.71%8.58%

Comstock Resources Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Range Resources
3.4969 of 5 stars
3.50 / 5 stars
+19.5%$8.27B$3.37B17.30548Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Southwestern Energy
3.3279 of 5 stars
3.33 / 5 stars
+13.1%$7.58B$6.52B-3.991,165Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Matador Resources
4.2085 of 5 stars
4.21 / 5 stars
+12.2%$7.50B$2.81B8.45395Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SM Energy
4.6919 of 5 stars
4.69 / 5 stars
+31.3%$5.19B$2.37B7.08544Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↓
Kosmos Energy
3.9319 of 5 stars
3.93 / 5 stars
-14.5%$2.67B$1.70B12.30243Positive News
SilverBow Resources
3.4241 of 5 stars
3.42 / 5 stars
+24.1%$975.87M$652.36M5.18134News Coverage
2.4526 of 5 stars
2.45 / 5 stars
+65.5%$668.32M$455.07M11.30189Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
3.4457 of 5 stars
3.45 / 5 stars
-10.2%$520.11M$903.46M676.001,282Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SandRidge Energy
2.913 of 5 stars
2.91 / 5 stars
N/A-17.8%$473.35M$148.64M10.03102Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
W&T Offshore
2.0218 of 5 stars
2.02 / 5 stars
-41.9%$334.83M$532.66M-15.77320Positive News

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This page (NYSE:CRK) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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