Market Analysts see Antero Resources Corporation [AR] gaining to $28. Time to buy?



Antero Resources Corporation [NYSE: AR] price surged by 4.45 percent to reach at $0.82. The company report on October 27, 2021 that Antero Resources Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial and Operational Results.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE: AR) (“Antero Resources”, “Antero”, or the “Company”) today announced its third quarter 2021 financial and operational results. The relevant consolidated financial statements are included in Antero Resource’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2021.

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A sum of 8099068 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 6.14M shares. Antero Resources Corporation shares reached a high of $19.50 and dropped to a low of $18.52 until finishing in the latest session at $19.26.

The one-year AR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 29.81. The average equity rating for AR stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Antero Resources Corporation [AR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AR shares is $27.44 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AR stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

BMO Capital Markets have made an estimate for Antero Resources Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on January 10, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, The Benchmark Company raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on October 26, 2021, representing the official price target for Antero Resources Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $17 to $32, while Mizuho kept a Buy rating on AR stock. On July 27, 2021, analysts increased their price target for AR shares from 12 to 19.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Antero Resources Corporation is set at 0.94, with the Price to Sales ratio for AR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.70. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.25. Price to Free Cash Flow for AR in the course of the last twelve months was 4.24 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.30.

AR Stock Performance Analysis:

Antero Resources Corporation [AR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 8.63. With this latest performance, AR shares gained by 11.72% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 31.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 188.76% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.49, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 64.58, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.35 for Antero Resources Corporation [AR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.39, while it was recorded at 18.27 for the last single week of trading, and 15.13 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Antero Resources Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Antero Resources Corporation [AR] shares currently have an operating margin of -60.76 and a Gross Margin at -55.62. Antero Resources Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -48.45.

Return on Total Capital for AR is now -12.56, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -10.38. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -19.91, with Return on Assets sitting at -8.47. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Antero Resources Corporation [AR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 97.38. Additionally, AR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 49.34, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 40.04. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 92.76, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 47.00.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Antero Resources Corporation [AR] managed to generate an average of -$2,428,921 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.55 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.17.Antero Resources Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.30 and a Current Ratio set at 0.30.

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Antero Resources Corporation [AR] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $4,534 million, or 77.70% of AR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AR stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 26,080,579, which is approximately 56.72% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 25,810,782 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $497.12 million in AR stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $439.71 million in AR stock with ownership of nearly 2.755% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Antero Resources Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 120 institutional holders increased their position in Antero Resources Corporation [NYSE:AR] by around 35,818,526 shares. Additionally, 127 investors decreased positions by around 30,264,797 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 169,343,681 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 235,427,004 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AR stock had 52 new institutional investments in for a total of 13,679,220 shares, while 31 institutional investors sold positions of 4,867,455 shares during the same period.