Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) stock is presently standing at about $24.10 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The median one-year price target of 27 analysts covering the company is $34.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 29 percent. The highest analyst price target is $43.00, which implies a rally of 22 percent. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 12 are rating the stock a buy while 7 rate AR a strong buy. There are 10 equity research firms advocating a Hold and 0 consider it Sell.
Piper Jaffray analysts provided their view on Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) recently. The rating firm issued a Overweight rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 13, 2017. Raymond James analysts disclosed their opinion on Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) recently. The rating firm gave a Strong Buy rating to this stock in a research note published on Jan 03, 2017. According to a research note disclosed on Dec 09, 2016, analysts at Seaport Global Securities have lowered their rating on these shares from Buy to Accumulate.
Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) Transactions Roundup
Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Its See Remarks Yoo K. Phil sold 2,000 company shares for 50000, in a transaction on 2017-01-05. Following the transaction, the See Remarks is left with a stake of 96,033 shares, currently valued at $2314395. Meanwhile, See Remarks Schopp Alvyn A. sold 40,000 shares worth $1068000, through a transaction dated 2016-12-08. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider is left with a stake of 1,187,047 shares, amounting $28607832.7. AR Director Keenan W Howard JR also sold 260,000 shares, at a stock price of $24.74. This transaction occurred on 2016-11-07 totals $6432400. After this transaction, the insider’s stake stands at 16,372,199 shares, with a market value of $394569996.
Executives hold 0.01 percent of the stock. Mr. Paul M. Rady is one of the biggest insider owners in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The insider owns 10,642,785 shares which have current market value of around $256491118.5.Glen C. Warren,Jr is another major inside shareholder in the company. The insider owns 10,269,018 shares as of 3.26%, currently worth $247483333.8. Alvyn A. Schopp is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. This insider holds 1,162,547 shares with a market value around $28017382.7 as of recent close.
Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) Earnings Outlook
In Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR)’s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.22 from $0.18 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $156.22M compared to $1,116.50M. Analysts had expected Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) to post net income of about $0.19 per share on $793.65M in revenue. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $-0.08 to $0.34. That is compared with the $0.17 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago.