Analyst Ratings for Antero Resources Corp. (AR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Antero Resources Corp. (NYSE:AR) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, AR received an average rating of Overweight.

27 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 13 gave AR a buy rating, 3 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 3. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, implying potential capital gains of 127.49 percent. The lowest price target was 22.5, which equates to a potential downside of 6.64 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -120 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -12.5 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -28.97 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 51.28 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 7 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AR has a 52-week high of 28.30 and a 52-week low of 19.51. Today's price is 8.15 percent above the 52-week low, and 25.44 percent lower than its 52-week high. AR has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AR value stock report compares AR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AR is $6.78 billion. AR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.