GASTAR EXPL INC/SH (NYSEAMERICAN:GST) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 9th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.05) per share for the quarter.

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH (NYSEAMERICAN:GST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 10th. The energy company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $20.91 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $20.02 million.

Shares of GST stock opened at $0.16 on Tuesday. GASTAR EXPL INC/SH has a 52-week low of $0.09 and a 52-week high of $1.39.

GST has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. S&P Equity Research raised their price target on GASTAR EXPL INC/SH from $0.11 to $0.13 in a research note on Wednesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded GASTAR EXPL INC/SH from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $0.25 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Williams Capital set a $1.00 price objective on GASTAR EXPL INC/SH and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th. Finally, Imperial Capital downgraded GASTAR EXPL INC/SH from an “in-line” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $0.88.

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH Company Profile

Gastar Exploration Inc, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal activities include the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays.

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