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

Headlines about Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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 coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 46.1114371995849 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Antero Resources Corporation (AR) traded down $0.37 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $19.89. The stock had a trading volume of 3,073,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,363,600. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,394.71, a PE ratio of 106.63 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85. Antero Resources Corporation has a twelve month low of $17.89 and a twelve month high of $27.23.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and natural gas company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $775.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $798.88 million. Antero Resources Corporation had a negative net margin of 12.82% and a positive return on equity of 0.78%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Antero Resources Corporation will post -0.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on AR. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. BMO Capital Markets set a $24.00 price objective on Antero Resources Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Cowen and Company set a $25.00 price objective on Antero Resources Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on Antero Resources Corporation from $23.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.74.

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In other Antero Resources Corporation news, insider Kevin J. Kilstrom sold 82,760 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.99, for a total value of $1,654,372.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 9.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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