Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) traded with the volume of 1.21 Million in the previous trading session. The Stock opened its session at $1.51 and closed at $1.46 by showing decrease of -3.95 percent. Gastar Exploration Inc. has 1 year price target of $1.91. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.11 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company reported its last quarter on Sep 16.
On Sep 16 Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.08/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.08/Share by the difference of $0. This showed the surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings. For the Current Quarter, 10 analysts are projecting the mean EPS to be $-0.05/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-0.02/share and a Low EPS of $-0.08/share.
The 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Gastar Exploration Inc have a median target of 1.88, with a high estimate of 2.25 and a low estimate of 1.00. The median estimate represents a +28.42% increase from the last price of 1.46. (CNN MONEY)
Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Gastar Exploration Inc. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $18.23 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 20.57 Million and 15.5 Million respectively.
Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) topped its 52-week high price of $2.21 on May 5, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $0.57 on Feb 25, 2016. The Stock currently has the market capitalization of $194.73 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 6.93% and monthly volatility of 6.91% respectively.
Gastar Exploration Inc. Gross Margin percentage stands at 96.8% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 0 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 0 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.41% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.41 percent. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 30.58 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -5.81 percent.
Many research firms have provided their ratings on Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) where FBR & Co. provided Mkt Perform rating on the stock on 21-Oct-16. Other firms include Williams Capital Group giving Buy rating on 20-Oct-16.
The latest Insider trade was made on 15 Nov 2016 where Penner (Robert David) Director did a transaction type “Sell” in which 867 shares were traded at a price of $1.05. Another insider trade includes Director Cassels (John Hamilton) who also initiated a transaction in which 867 shares were traded on 15 Nov 2016 as “Sell”.
Gastar Exploration Ltd is an exploration and production company focusing on developing primarily natural gas. Gastar Exploration Ltd is based in Houston, Texas.