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Antero Resources (AR) Reaches $20.94 After 9.00% Up Move; Eagle Materials (EXP) Has 1.13 Sentiment

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Eagle Materials Inc (EXP) investors sentiment is 1.13 in Q1 2018. It’s the same as in 2017Q4. The ratio is without change, as only 141 investment professionals opened new and increased equity positions, while 125 sold and decreased their stock positions in Eagle Materials Inc. The investment professionals in our database now have: 44.53 million shares, down from 45.84 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Eagle Materials Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 3 to 1 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 31 Reduced: 94 Increased: 96 New Position: 45.

The stock of Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.26% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $20.94. About 958,537 shares traded. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 13.86% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.43% the S&P500. Some Historical AR News: 26/03/2018 ANTERO RESOURCES CORP AR.N SAYS HAS SEEN RISE IN SAND PRICES IN APPALACHIA IN PAST YEAR; 26/04/2018 – ANTERO’S MARCELLUS LIQUIDS WELLS ARE EVEN STRONGER THAN UTICA; 20/04/2018 – Antero Resources Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 26/04/2018 – ANTERO IS NOT LOOKING TO EXPAND ITS CAPEX PLAN; 25/04/2018 – Antero Resources 1Q EPS 5c; 19/04/2018 – DJ Antero Resources Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AR); 28/03/2018 – Signal: Two men were arrested inside the Zuzu Angel Tunnel following the assault on the American Shops on Antero de Quental Square in Leblon. They were fleeing to Rocinha. The bad guys are being taken to the 14th DP; 26/04/2018 – ANTERO RESOURCES EARNINGS CALL ENDS; 26/03/2018 – ANTERO RESOURCES CORP AR.N SAYS HAVE ALL COMPLETION CREW SERVICE NEEDS ‘LOCKED DOWN’ FOR NEXT YEAR; 25/04/2018 – Antero Resources 1Q Adj EPS 44cThe move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $6.64B company. It was reported on Jun, 21 by Barchart.com. We have $22.82 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:AR worth $597.51 million more.

Analysts await Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, up 220.00% or $0.22 from last year’s $-0.1 per share. AR’s profit will be $38.05M for 43.63 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual earnings per share reported by Antero Resources Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -69.23% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Antero Resources (NYSE:AR), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Antero Resources had 106 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Wednesday, December 9 with “Underweight”. Robert W. Baird reinitiated it with “Outperform” rating and $22 target in Tuesday, December 19 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Friday, September 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Susquehanna. The stock of Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray on Friday, January 13 to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, August 15 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, September 14 with “Buy”.

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, produces, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.64 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had 616,000 net acres of gas and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. It has a 18.37 P/E ratio. It also owned and operated 213 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 113 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate pipelines in the Utica Shale.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $97,325 activity. Yoo K. Phil sold $47,325 worth of stock or 2,500 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.13, from 1.32 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 38 investors sold Antero Resources Corporation shares while 71 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 286.32 million shares or 1.42% more from 282.31 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Dnb Asset Mgmt As holds 0% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 19,953 shares. Mai Cap Mngmt reported 18,093 shares stake. Brave Warrior Advsr Ltd Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 10.99 million shares. Seabridge Invest Advisors Ltd holds 1,000 shares. Bessemer Gru Incorporated has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Hite Hedge Asset Ltd has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Prudential has invested 0% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Raymond James Fin Services has 10,713 shares. Oppenheimer Com Inc has invested 0.03% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Poplar Forest Limited Com accumulated 2.52% or 1.49M shares. Fmr has 427,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.04% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Nomura invested in 0% or 44,973 shares. 14,445 are owned by Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Company. Natixis has invested 0.04% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR).

Analysts await Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.58 earnings per share, up 35.04% or $0.41 from last year’s $1.17 per share. EXP’s profit will be $75.80 million for 17.47 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.92 actual earnings per share reported by Eagle Materials Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 71.74% EPS growth.

More news for Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) were recently published by: 247Wallst.com, which released: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Comcast, HUYA, Sprint, Time Warner, Yelp and More” on June 13, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 13, 2018” and published on June 13, 2018 is yet another important article.

Three Bays Capital Lp holds 5.17% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. for 723,802 shares. Hodges Capital Management Inc. owns 437,844 shares or 3.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gates Capital Management Inc. has 1.98% invested in the company for 850,178 shares. The California-based Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc Ca has invested 1.92% in the stock. Rwc Asset Management Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 347,295 shares.

The stock decreased 0.98% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $110.41. About 46,785 shares traded. Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) has risen 12.50% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.07% the S&P500. Some Historical EXP News: 30/04/2018 – Eagle Materials Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 15/05/2018 – Eagle Materials 4Q EPS 76c; 15/05/2018 – Melvin Capital Management Buys 1.8% Position in Eagle Materials; 15/05/2018 – Three Bays Capital Buys New 1.5% Position in Eagle Materials; 15/05/2018 – Eagle Materials 4Q Rev $284.7M; 09/03/2018 – Eagle Materials Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/05/2018 – Eagle Materials Declares Dividend of 10c; 10/04/2018 – Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Date for Earnings Release; 20/04/2018 – DJ Eagle Materials Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (EXP); 23/04/2018 – Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Notice of Redemption of 3

Eagle Materials Inc. produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.30 billion. It also produces materials used for oil and natural gas extraction. It has a 20.91 P/E ratio. The firm operates in five divisions: Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Eagle Materials’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Eagle Materials, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. EXP was included in 3 notes of analysts from October 4, 2016. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 4 by Standpoint Research. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by CL King to “Buy”.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $3.32 million activity.

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