Stocks With New Highs: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL), Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN), Enerplus (NYSE:ERF), Tronox Ltd (NYSE:TROX), Comstock Resources Inc (NYSE:CRK)

The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) stock performance was 1.05% in last session and finished the day at $76.12. Traded volume was 627,965.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 476.12K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.95. The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) insider ownership is 1.00%.

Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) was upgraded by stock analysts at Global Hunter Securities from a “neutral” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, reports. The firm currently has a $110.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $85.00. Global Hunter Securities’ price target points to a potential upside of 23.73% from the company’s current price. Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) rose 0.67 percent to $89.50 Tuesday on volume of 657,856.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $88.69 to $90.36. Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) has a market capitalization of $6.51billion.

Enerplus Corporation (USA) (NYSE: ERF) plans to host a webcast presentation to provide details on our North Dakota operations and the potential opportunities within the Bakken and Three Forks formations. Enerplus Corp (USA) (NYSE:ERF)’s stock on June 17, 2014 reported a increase of 1.36% to the closing price of $23.86. Its fifty two weeks range is $13.57 -$23.91. The total market capitalization recorded $4.87billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 661,546.00million shares. In its share capital, ERF has 204.15million outstanding shares.

Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX), a fully integrated global leader in the mining and processing of mineral sands and the production of titanium dioxide (TiO(2) ) pigments, has released its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report. On Tuesday, shares of Tronox Ltd (NYSE:TROX) dropped -1.53% to close the day at $27.00. Company return on investment (ROI) is -0.60% and its monthly performance is recorded as 12.55%.  Tronox Ltd (NYSE:TROX) quarterly revenue growth is 12.41%.

A new TMS entrant, Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE:CRK), in November purchased 51,000 net acres prospective to the formation in Wilkinson and Amite counties, Miss., and East Feliciana and St. Helena parishes, La. The acreage is near some of the best wells drilled in the play. Comstock is considering additional lease acquisitions. Chief Operating Officer Mark Williams said the TMS fill-in acreage can be purchased at a “very attractive” cost. The company plans to drill two TMS wells this year for a total estimated cost of $27 million. Comstock Resources Inc (NYSE:CRK) stock performance was 1.99% in last session and finished the day at $28.71. Traded volume was 896,234.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 1.46million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.39. Comstock Resources Inc (NYSE:CRK) insider ownership is 7.30%.

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