Media stories about Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Antero Resources Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 44.992961047988 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Stake Decreased by Credit Suisse AG (leisuretravelaid.com)
- Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Stake Boosted by Mn Services Vermogensbeheer BV (trikkles.com)
- Sparking Facts Gather By Ratio Analysis: Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR), DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- What’s Real Worth Of Antero Resources Corporation (AR), New Senior Investment Group Inc. (SNR) – AllStockNews (allstocknews.com)
- Analysts Recommended this Stock: Antero Resources Corporation (AR) – ExpressNewsline (expressnewsline.com)
Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE AR) opened at 18.49 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $20.76 and a 200-day moving average of $22.28. The firm has a market cap of $5.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 430.00 and a beta of 0.95. Antero Resources Corporation has a 12 month low of $18.23 and a 12 month high of $28.30.
Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The oil and natural gas company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $736 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $778.55 million. Antero Resources Corporation had a net margin of 0.48% and a return on equity of 1.44%. The business’s revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.14 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that Antero Resources Corporation will post $0.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on AR. BidaskClub raised shares of Antero Resources Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Cowen and Company set a $25.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Evercore ISI lowered shares of Antero Resources Corporation to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Wolfe Research lowered shares of Antero Resources Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $27.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.13.
In other Antero Resources Corporation news, insider K. Phil Yoo sold 3,785 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.55, for a total transaction of $77,781.75. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Ward D. Mcneilly sold 24,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.05, for a total value of $529,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 10.80% of the company’s stock.
Antero Resources Corporation Company Profile
Antero Resources Corporation is an oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s segments include the exploration, development and production of natural gas, NGLs and oil; gathering and processing; water handling and treatment, and marketing of excess firm transportation capacity.
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