Antero Resources Corp Sentiment Improves on Better Stock Potential

July 18, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 Antero Resources Corp Sentiment  Improves on Better Stock Potential

Sentiment for Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR)

Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2016 Q4. Its down -0.19, from 1.44 in 2016Q3. The ratio dropped, as 158 funds started new and increased positions, while 126 decreased and sold their positions in Antero Resources Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 263.24 million shares, up from 251.75 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Antero Resources Corp in their top 10 positions decreased from 13 to 10 for a decrease of 3. Sold All: 44 Reduced: 82 Increased: 114 New Position: 44.

Antero Resources Corporation is an oil and natural gas company. The company has market cap of $6.90 billion. The Firm is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions 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.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.06 on July 17, reaching $21.92. About shares traded. Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.15% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500.

Warburg Pincus Llc holds 23.45% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corp for 56.71 million shares. Chapter Iv Investors Llc owns 1.50 million shares or 13.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc has 11.79% invested in the company for 24.87 million shares. The New York-based Brave Warrior Advisors Llc has invested 10.88% in the stock. Yale University, a Connecticut-based fund reported 2.32 million shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $15.27 million activity.

Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 63% of Antero Resources’s analysts are positive. Out of 24 Wall Street analysts rating Antero Resources, 15 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 7 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $18 while the high is $45. The stock’s average target of $28.61 is 30.52% above today’s ($21.92) share price. AR was included in 65 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015. Jefferies upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, July 18 report. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Wednesday, December 9 with “Underweight”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 23 by Simmons & Co. Stephens downgraded it to “Equal Weight” rating and $24 target in Tuesday, August 4 report. The stock of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) has “” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Stephens. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, January 3. The stock of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 14. On Monday, August 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Underperform”. GMP Securities reinitiated Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) on Wednesday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, November 21.

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