Glori Energy (OTCMKTS:GLRI) and Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) Head to Head Survey

Glori Energy (OTCMKTS:GLRIGet Free Report) and Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRKGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.


This table compares Glori Energy and Comstock Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A
Comstock Resources 30.01% 17.11% 6.80%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Glori Energy and Comstock Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Glori Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Comstock Resources 1 6 2 0 2.11

Comstock Resources has a consensus price target of $13.75, indicating a potential upside of 27.55%. Given Comstock Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Comstock Resources is more favorable than Glori Energy.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

32.6% of Comstock Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.2% of Glori Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Comstock Resources shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Glori Energy has a beta of 30.96, meaning that its stock price is 2,996% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comstock Resources has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Glori Energy and Comstock Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Comstock Resources $3.63 billion 0.83 $1.14 billion $2.24 4.81

Comstock Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Glori Energy.


Comstock Resources beats Glori Energy on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Glori Energy

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Glori Energy Inc., an energy technology and oil production company, provides services to third party exploration and production companies in North America and Brazil. It operates through Oil and Gas, and AERO Services segments. The Oil and Gas segment produces and develops oil and natural gas interests. The AERO Services segment offers biotechnology solutions of enhanced oil recovery through a two-step process, including analysis phase, reservoir screening process that obtains field samples and evaluates potential of AERO system; and field deployment phase that deploys skid mounted injection equipment. Glori Energy Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

About Comstock Resources

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Comstock Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas primarily in North Louisiana and East Texas, the United States. The company was incorporated in 1919 and is based in Frisco, Texas.

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