NYSEAMERICAN:GST - GASTAR EXPL INC/SH Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$0.56 +0.04 (+7.69 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 02:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$0.52
Today's Range$0.51 - $0.56
52-Week Range$0.38 - $1.39
Volume1.80 million shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$151.07 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.67
GASTAR EXPL INC/SH logoGastar Exploration Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal activities include the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. The company holds interests in the oil and natural gas-rich reservoirs, including the Oswego limestone, Meramec, and Osage bench formations within the Mississippi Lime; and the Woodford shale formations. As of February 28, 2018, its principal assets included the STACK play covering approximately 67,800 net acres located in the Mid-Continent area of the United States. The company was formerly known as Gastar Exploration Ltd. and changed its name to Gastar Exploration Inc. in January 2014. Gastar Exploration Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Independent Oil & Gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:GST
CUSIP36729920
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares220,100,000

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH (NYSEAMERICAN:GST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock symbol?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "GST."

How were GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's earnings last quarter?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH (NYSEAMERICAN:GST) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 10th. The energy company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The energy company earned $20.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.02 million. View GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's Earnings History.

When is GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's next earnings date?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH.

What price target have analysts set for GST?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $1.50. On average, they expect GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock price to reach $1.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH.

Are investors shorting GASTAR EXPL INC/SH?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,807,471 shares, an increase of 2.7% from the May 15th total of 19,280,394 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,190,790 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 16.6 days. Currently, 9.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's key competitors?

Who are GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's key executives?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jerry R. Schuyler, Chairman & Interim CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Michael A. Gerlich, CFO, Sr. VP, Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stephen Roberts, COO & Sr. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. J. Russell Porter, Consultant (Age 56)
  • Mr. Keith R. Blair, VP & Exploration Mang. (Age 63)

Has GASTAR EXPL INC/SH been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GST stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GASTAR EXPL INC/SH earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 46.04 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's major shareholders?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (0.89%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.23%). Company insiders that own GASTAR EXPL INC/SH stock include Ares Management Llc and Stephen A Holditch. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH.

Which institutional investors are buying GASTAR EXPL INC/SH stock?

GST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought GASTAR EXPL INC/SH stock in the last two years include Ares Management Llc and Stephen A Holditch. View Insider Buying and Selling for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH.

How do I buy shares of GASTAR EXPL INC/SH?

Shares of GST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock price today?

One share of GST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.56.

How big of a company is GASTAR EXPL INC/SH?

GASTAR EXPL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $151.07 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH (GST)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  334 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  243 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  577
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GASTAR EXPL INC/SH and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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