Shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.38.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. TheStreet raised Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub downgraded Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $12.00 to $11.00 in a report on Thursday, July 20th. BMO Capital Markets cut Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $8.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) by 4.0% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 31,034 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $210,000 after buying an additional 1,188 shares in the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) by 22.8% during the second quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 16,197 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $109,000 after purchasing an additional 3,008 shares in the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. grew its position in shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) by 19.6% during the first quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 18,951 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $125,000 after purchasing an additional 3,100 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE grew its position in shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) by 10.5% during the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 43,277 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $286,000 after purchasing an additional 4,125 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its position in shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) by 11.8% during the second quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 64,500 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $436,000 after purchasing an additional 6,800 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.24% of the company’s stock.

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (AAV) opened at $5.70 on Friday. Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd has a one year low of $5.05 and a one year high of $7.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.26. The firm has a market cap of $1.05 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.74 and a beta of 0.93.

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About Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA)

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. is an intermediate natural gas and liquids development and production company. The Company is engaged in the business of natural gas exploitation, development, acquisition and production in the Province of Alberta. The Company focuses on the development of Montney resource play at Glacier, Alberta in Western Canada.

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