Antero Resources Corp (AR): The Latest Casualty Of Increased Volatility?

Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) does about 4.99M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3475429 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 10.36B USD. Its current market price is $33.32, marking a decrease of -3.11% compared to the previous close of $34.39. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $34.99 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $19.91.

Antero Resources Corp (AR) has a 20-day trading average at $32.13 and the current price is -4.79% off the 52-week high compared with 67.34% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $29.49 and its 200-day simple moving average is $26.17. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 2.67%, which increases to 3.55% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 61.04 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $34.44, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 3.25% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 17, 2024 when Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” and issued a price target of between $26 and $36. JP Morgan upgraded its price target at $27-$30.

Antero Resources Corp (AR) stock is up 0.54% over the week and 10.40% over the past month. Its price is 46.91% year-to-date and 58.44% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 3.25 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 0.60% and return on equity of 0.94%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 164.79 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 11.86. The beta has a value of 3.30. Price to book ratio is 1.47 and price to sales ratio is 2.38.