CRK Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/5/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/5/14, Comstock Resources, Inc. ( CRK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of CRK's recent stock price of $19.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%, so look for shares of Comstock Resources, Inc. to trade 0.63% lower — all else being equal — when CRK shares open for trading on 3/5/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CRK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Comstock Resources, Inc.:

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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 2.52% 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:

Comstock Resources, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CRK's low point in its 52 week range is $13.81 per share, with $20.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.85.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CRK makes up 4.01% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF ( FCG) which is trading higher by about 0.9% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Comstock Resources, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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