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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AR. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying potential capital gains of 127.49 percent. The lowest price target was 22.5, implying a possible loss of 6.64 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -120 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -12.5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -28.97 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 51.28 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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 traded between a high of 28.30 and a low of 19.51 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.15 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.