Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has been given a $25.00 price objective by equities research analysts at Cowen and Company in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. Cowen and Company’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 27.62% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on AR. Citigroup Inc. decreased their target price on Antero Resources Corporation from $34.00 to $27.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Antero Resources Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.42.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE AR) opened at 19.59 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $20.09 and its 200 day moving average is $20.74. Antero Resources Corporation has a 52-week low of $18.23 and a 52-week high of $28.10. The company has a market cap of $6.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 455.58 and a beta of 0.96.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. 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 $736.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $778.55 million. Antero Resources Corporation had a return on equity of 1.44% and a net margin of 0.48%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Antero Resources Corporation will post $0.32 earnings per share for the current year.

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In other Antero Resources Corporation news, insider K. Phil Yoo sold 3,785 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.55, for a total value of $77,781.75. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Corporate insiders own 9.20% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd grew its holdings in shares of Antero Resources Corporation by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 46,145 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $997,000 after purchasing an additional 1,368 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its holdings in shares of Antero Resources Corporation by 27.1% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 108,429 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $2,343,000 after purchasing an additional 23,090 shares in the last quarter. Kingfisher Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of Antero Resources Corporation by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Kingfisher Capital LLC now owns 45,361 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $980,000 after purchasing an additional 1,034 shares in the last quarter. Linscomb & Williams Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Antero Resources Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth $220,000. Finally, Nomura Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Antero Resources Corporation by 119.0% during the 2nd quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 19,627 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $424,000 after purchasing an additional 10,666 shares in the last quarter. 93.59% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Antero Resources Corporation

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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