Shufro Rose & Co. LLC boosted its position in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) by 5.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 27,550 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC’s holdings in Antero Resources Corporation were worth $595,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Advisors Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Antero Resources Corporation during the first quarter valued at $156,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its position in Antero Resources Corporation by 29.4% in the first quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 4,400 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. First Quadrant L P CA bought a new position in Antero Resources Corporation during the first quarter valued at $141,000. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. increased its position in Antero Resources Corporation by 268.2% in the first quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 8,100 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $185,000 after buying an additional 5,900 shares during the period. Finally, Nomura Holdings Inc. bought a new position in Antero Resources Corporation during the first quarter valued at $204,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.68% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE AR) opened at 18.85 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $5.95 billion, a PE ratio of 438.37 and a beta of 0.95. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $20.63 and a 200 day moving average of $22.13. Antero Resources Corporation has a 1-year low of $18.23 and a 1-year high of $28.30.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The oil and natural gas company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $736 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $778.55 million. Antero Resources Corporation had a net margin of 0.48% and a return on equity of 1.44%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.14 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Antero Resources Corporation will post $0.32 EPS for the current year.

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Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BMO Capital Markets set a $24.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Barclays PLC reduced their price target on shares of Antero Resources Corporation from $25.00 to $23.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Capital One Financial Corporation restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Antero Resources Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.13.

In other news, insider K. Phil Yoo sold 3,785 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.55, for a total value of $77,781.75. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Ward D. Mcneilly sold 24,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.05, for a total transaction of $529,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 10.80% of the company’s stock.

About Antero Resources Corporation

Antero Resources Corporation is an oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s segments 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.

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