Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) went up by 3.70% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $16.87. The company’s stock price has collected 1.47% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/06/21 that DT Midstream Reports Strong Second Quarter 2021 Results
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for AR is at 4.74. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for Antero Resources Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $17.70, which is $1.14 above the current price. AR currently public float of 271.29M and currently shorts hold a 8.66% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AR was 6.32M shares.
AR’s Market Performance
AR stocks went up by 1.47% for the week, with a monthly jump of 22.46% and a quarterly performance of 20.23%, while its annual performance rate touched 509.59%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.70% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.78% for Antero Resources Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 20.27% for AR stocks with a simple moving average of 59.47% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AR stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for AR by listing it as a “Strong Buy.” The predicted price for AR in the upcoming period, according to Raymond James is $19 based on the research report published on July 27th of the current year 2021.
TD Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AR reach a price target of $18.50, previously predicting the price at $12. The rating they have provided for AR stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 29th, 2021.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Overweight” to AR, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on May 19th of the current year.
AR Trading at 19.63% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.07% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.78%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.70%, as shares surge +31.01% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.69% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AR rose by +1.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +276.31% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.93. In addition, Antero Resources Corporation saw 203.12% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AR starting from Keenan W Howard JR, who sale 77,495 shares at the price of $13.70 back on Aug 31. After this action, Keenan W Howard JR now owns 8,340,062 shares of Antero Resources Corporation, valued at $1,061,348 using the latest closing price.
Keenan W Howard JR, the Director of Antero Resources Corporation, sale 265,013 shares at $13.84 during a trade that took place back on Aug 30, which means that Keenan W Howard JR is holding 8,417,557 shares at $3,668,283 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -60.76 for the present operating margin
- -55.62 for the gross margin
The net margin for Antero Resources Corporation stands at -48.45. The total capital return value is set at -12.56, while invested capital returns managed to touch -10.38. Equity return is now at value -17.70, with -7.70 for asset returns.
Based on Antero Resources Corporation (AR), the company’s capital structure generated 97.38 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 49.34. Total debt to assets is 40.04, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 92.76. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 47.00.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.84, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.76. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.55 and the total asset turnover is 0.17. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.58.