Gastar Exploration Inc (GST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp

Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:GST)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by investment analysts at KeyCorp in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

A number of other analysts have also issued reports on GST. Imperial Capital started coverage on Gastar Exploration in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. They issued an “in-line” rating and a $1.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine raised Gastar Exploration from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gastar Exploration from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Williams Capital set a $1.00 price target on Gastar Exploration and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $1.54.

Shares of Gastar Exploration (GST) opened at $0.80 on Monday. Gastar Exploration has a 12-month low of $0.38 and a 12-month high of $2.19.

Gastar Exploration (NYSEAMERICAN:GST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The energy company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $15.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.06 million. Gastar Exploration’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.08) EPS.

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About Gastar Exploration

Gastar Exploration Ltd (Gastar) is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. The Company’s principal business activities include the identification, acquisition, and subsequent exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties with an emphasis on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays.

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