Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:MGY) and Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK), are influenced by contrast since they are both players in the Independent Oil & Gas. These factors are particularly influence the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation of the two firms.
Earnings and Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation||12||2.52||N/A||1.74||6.44|
|Comstock Resources Inc.||6||3.30||N/A||0.24||28.34|
Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation and Comstock Resources Inc. Comstock Resources Inc. appears to has lower revenue and earnings than Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation. Company that presently has a lower P/E ratio means that it is the more affordable of the two businesses. Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation’s presently lower P/E ratio means it is more affordable than Comstock Resources Inc.
Table 2 represents Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:MGY) and Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK)’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation||0.00%||0%||0%|
|Comstock Resources Inc.||0.00%||8.7%||1.4%|
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation’s Current Ratio is 1.1 while its Quick Ratio is 1.1. On the competitive side is, Comstock Resources Inc. which has a 0.7 Current Ratio and a 0.7 Quick Ratio. Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Comstock Resources Inc.
The next table highlights the shown recommendations and ratings for Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation and Comstock Resources Inc.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation||0||0||5||3.00|
|Comstock Resources Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
The average target price of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation is $14.8, with potential upside of 35.28%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Institutional investors owned 0% of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation shares and 3.9% of Comstock Resources Inc. shares. Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation’s share owned by insiders are 4.7%. Competitively, insiders own roughly 0.3% of Comstock Resources Inc.’s shares.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation||0.81%||-4.44%||-13.73%||-8.36%||-8.81%||-0.27%|
|Comstock Resources Inc.||11.78%||13.08%||14.6%||12.15%||-23.94%||50.77%|
For the past year Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation has -0.27% weaker performance while Comstock Resources Inc. has 50.77% stronger performance.
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company. It has operations in South Texas in the core of the Eagle Ford. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Comstock Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, develops, explores, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Its oil and gas operations are primarily located in East Texas/North Louisiana and South Texas. The company owns interests in 1,371 producing oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved reserves of 916 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. Comstock Resources, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Frisco, Texas.
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