Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a report issued on Friday. They presently have a $22.00 price target on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 14.35% from the company’s current price.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Scotiabank set a $26.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. BMO Capital Markets set a $24.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Antero Resources Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Citigroup Inc reduced their price target on shares of Antero Resources Corp from $34.00 to $27.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corp in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $27.74.

Shares of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) opened at $19.24 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $6.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 99.47 and a beta of 0.95. Antero Resources Corp has a 52-week low of $17.89 and a 52-week high of $27.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 0.85.

Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and natural gas company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $775.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $798.88 million. Antero Resources Corp 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 earned $0.18 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Antero Resources Corp will post -0.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. SailingStone Capital Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Antero Resources Corp by 4.5% during the 4th quarter. SailingStone Capital Partners LLC now owns 24,868,206 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $588,133,000 after acquiring an additional 1,059,662 shares in the last quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA increased its stake in Antero Resources Corp by 19.1% during the 4th quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 19,167,944 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $417,861,000 after purchasing an additional 3,068,181 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Antero Resources Corp by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 17,760,019 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $383,794,000 after purchasing an additional 1,091,065 shares in the last quarter. Brave Warrior Advisors LLC increased its stake in Antero Resources Corp by 9.8% during the 1st quarter. Brave Warrior Advisors LLC now owns 10,593,829 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $241,645,000 after purchasing an additional 946,603 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Antero Resources Corp by 18.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,146,431 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $219,264,000 after purchasing an additional 1,595,558 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.66% of the company’s stock.

Antero Resources Corp 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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