Range Resources Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:RRC)

The oil and natural gas company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.11. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Antero Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.26B market cap company. Lastly, SMA200 can be used by traders to evaluate the long term trends of the stock market. 7666619 shares traded on hands while it's an average volume stands with 9037.01K shares. At present, the stock price sited at -49.48% from the 52 week high and situated at 21.79% from 52 week low. It has underperformed by 60.15% the S&P500.

Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Antero Res Corp (AR) by 0.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Welch Capital Partners Llc bought 61,760 shares as the company's stock declined 13.12% with the market. 146,885 were accumulated by Evergreen Cap Management Limited Liability Company. The company has a market capitalization of $3,539.20, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.60, a PEG ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 0.55. The stock decreased 4.10% or $7.08 during the last trading session, reaching $165.72. About 459,400 shares traded. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.07% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.

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The EPS growth has been 7.70% in the last five years, and it is set up at 9.80% for the next five years. CVG's profit will be $36.64 million for 14.83 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. Therefore 0 are positive. This is according to the analysts polled by BSR which have recently published research reports on the firm. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, July 19. The company was maintained on Monday, January 22 by BMO Capital Markets. Telsey Advisory Group maintained The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Simmons & Co on Tuesday, February 23. The stock has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 3. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of AR in report on Tuesday, October 24 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, April 26. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 20. The rating was downgraded by Stephens to "Equal Weight" on Tuesday, August 4. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in Range Resources during the 4th quarter worth $187,000. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Raymond James lowered Antero Resources from a "strong-buy" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $24.00 target price for the company.in a research report on Monday, January 29th. Antero Resources posted sales of $1.20 billion in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 24.2%. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $30 target. Jefferies maintained the shares of AR in report on Thursday, November 16 with "Hold" rating. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with "Hold". The rating has been revealed to clients and investors in an analyst note on 20 April. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral" on Wednesday, December 7.

Analysts await Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) to report earnings on May, 14.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -74.92. Finally, KeyCorp set a $29.00 price objective on Antero Resources and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Sunday, January 21st. Piper Jaffray upgraded the shares of AR in report on Friday, January 13 to "Overweight" rating.

AMP Capital Investors Ltd increased its holdings in shares of Antero Resources by 9.5% during the third quarter. It's down -0.40, from 1.64 in 2017Q3. Shares for $505,851 were sold by Poole David P. On Thursday, December 14 DUB ANTHONY V sold $46,533 worth of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) or 2,897 shares. 63 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. Swiss National Bank now owns 814,700 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock valued at $15,479,000 after acquiring an additional 3,100 shares in the last quarter. Schaller Grp Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 165,000 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 546,651 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd has 1.4% invested in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 6.17 million shares. Alliancebernstein LP has 0.05% invested in Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) for 3.12M shares. Corporate insiders own 1.30% of the company's stock. The New York-based Fny Managed Accounts Lc has invested 0.01% in Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG).

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB increased its position in Antero Resources (NYSE:AR) by 16.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Bk holds 414,692 shares. Shares are now at -4.07% over the past year and year to date performance pointed at 13.01%.

A number of analysts have issued reports on AR shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership invested 0.04% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Sg Americas Limited Liability holds 10,027 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

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