The biggest holder now is Mr. J. Russell Porter who owns 2,276,857 shares (1.45% of those outstanding), whilst Mr. Michael A. Gerlich holds 1,134,733 (0.72% of shares outstanding) and Mr. Michael McCown holds 522,673 (0.33% of shares outstanding). The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.30. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 2.94%.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on GST. While the actual EPS the company reported in the same quarter previous year was -0.16/share.
Gastar Exploration Inc.is having a Relative Strength Index of 51.45 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for Q4 2016 earnings of US$-0.06. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $-0.32 while the conservative estimates kept at $-0.6 over the current year. The company had revenue of $13.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $16.28 million. This estimate is provided by 8 analysts. The stock stands almost -26.24% off versus the 52-week high and 103.75% away from the 52-week low.
The company's stock now has 217.17 Million in market capitalization.
10/21/2016 - Gastar Exploration Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Imperial Capital.
The Company got Downgrade by Williams Capital Group on 17-Feb-17 from Buy to Hold.
Now insiders hold 5,265,793 shares in the business which makes up 4.00% of shares.
"Gastar Exploration Inc (GST) Receives $1.79 Average PT from Brokerages" was reported by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS.
Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) soared 5.16% year-to-date. While revenue estimates for the current year is $61.33M, Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) setting the highest revenues estimates of $72.2M and indicating lowest revenues at $57.5M according to agreement of 6 number of analysts. There was a stock decrease by -11.66 percent. (NYSEMKT:GST) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -68.02 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at -4.32 and sector's optimum level is 7.55. The stock has earnings growth of 135.90% yoy and showed a high EPS growth of 3.40% over the past five years.