Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Antero Resources (AR) Share Price

Media headlines about Antero Resources (NYSE:AR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Antero Resources earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 45.848262593489 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Antero Resources (AR) traded down $0.39 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $18.18. The company had a trading volume of 3,310,916 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,360,236. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85. The company has a market capitalization of $5,873.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 97.95 and a beta of 0.94. Antero Resources has a 1 year low of $17.89 and a 1 year high of $27.23.

Antero Resources (NYSE:AR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and natural gas company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $775.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $798.88 million. Antero Resources had a negative net margin of 12.82% and a positive return on equity of 0.78%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Antero Resources will post -0.09 EPS for the current year.

AR has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Antero Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Antero Resources from $23.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. Barclays lowered Antero Resources from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Robert W. Baird set a $38.00 target price on Antero Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $27.44.

In other news, insider Kevin J. Kilstrom sold 82,760 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.99, for a total transaction of $1,654,372.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider K. Phil Yoo sold 10,865 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.25, for a total value of $209,151.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 9.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Antero Resources 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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