Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/4/13, Comstock Resources, Inc. (CRK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 12/16/13. As a percentage of CRK's recent stock price of $16.88, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Comstock Resources, Inc. to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when CRK shares open for trading on 12/4/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CRK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Comstock Resources, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CRK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CRK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CRK's low point in its 52 week range is $12.83 per share, with $18.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.73.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CRK makes up 3.96% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF (FCG) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Comstock Resources, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.