Shares of Amerisur Resources PLC (LON:AMER) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the five analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 25.75 ($0.34).

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 20 ($0.26) price objective on shares of Amerisur Resources in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Barclays PLC cut their target price on Amerisur Resources from GBX 26 ($0.34) to GBX 21 ($0.28) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 28th.

Shares of Amerisur Resources (LON:AMER) traded down GBX 0.25 ($0.00) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 19.25 ($0.25). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 504,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,380,000. Amerisur Resources has a 12-month low of GBX 14.50 ($0.19) and a 12-month high of GBX 29.75 ($0.39).

In related news, insider John Wardle bought 1,200,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 17 ($0.22) per share, with a total value of £204,000 ($268,315.14). Also, insider Alex Snow bought 500,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 23rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 19 ($0.25) per share, for a total transaction of £95,000 ($124,950.68). In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 1,851,000 shares of company stock worth $32,920,000.

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About Amerisur Resources

Amerisur Resources plc is an independent full-cycle oil and gas company. The Company’s principal activity is investing in oil and gas exploration and development in South America, principally in Paraguay and Colombia. It operates through oil exploration and development segment. It operates in Colombia, Paraguay and the United Kingdom.

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