RWC Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in shares of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 270,131 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,132,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of AR. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in Antero Resources by 22.3% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 10,353 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $223,000 after buying an additional 1,891 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in Antero Resources by 18.0% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,206,949 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $26,081,000 after buying an additional 184,235 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC purchased a new position in Antero Resources in the second quarter valued at about $2,116,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Antero Resources by 6.9% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 208,103 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $4,497,000 after buying an additional 13,459 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Antero Resources by 95.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,071,000 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock valued at $44,753,000 after buying an additional 1,011,429 shares in the last quarter. 97.23% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, insider K. Phil Yoo sold 10,865 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.25, for a total value of $209,151.25. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 9.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

AR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on shares of Antero Resources from $23.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Barclays cut shares of Antero Resources from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, November 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Antero Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. BMO Capital Markets set a $24.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Antero Resources in a report on Friday, November 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Antero Resources has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.28.

Shares of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) opened at $17.46 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $5,400.47, a P/E ratio of -15.18, a PEG ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 0.93. Antero Resources Corp has a 1 year low of $16.31 and a 1 year high of $26.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.85.

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Antero Resources Company Profile

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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