NYSEAMERICAN:GST - GASTAR EXPL INC/SH Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $0.48 -0.06 (-11.11 %) (As of 07/19/2018 03:54 AM ET)Previous Close$0.55Today's Range$0.48 - $0.5452-Week Range$0.38 - $1.39Volume1.64 million shsAverage Volume1.36 million shsMarket Capitalization$151.07 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta3.67 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Gastar 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. Receive GST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSEAMERICAN Industry Independent Oil & Gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:GST CUSIP36729920 Webwww.gastar.com 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 Shares220,100,000Market Cap$151.07 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The energy company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The energy company earned $20.91 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.50. On average, they anticipate GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's share price to reach $1.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 177.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GASTAR EXPL INC/SH in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Are investors shorting GASTAR EXPL INC/SH? GASTAR EXPL INC/SH saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 12,277,623 shares, a decline of 36.7% from the June 15th total of 19,390,815 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,388,054 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 6.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's Current Options Chain. Who are some of GASTAR EXPL INC/SH's key competitors? Some companies that are related to GASTAR EXPL INC/SH include Nostrum Oil & Gas (NOG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Cooper Energy (COE), Ophir Energy (OPHR), Genel Energy (GENL), Faroe Petroleum (FPM), Sino Gas & Energy (SEH), Mainstreet Equity (MEQ), SOCO International (SIA), Karoon Gas Australia (KAR), GMP Capital (GMP), Pieridae Energy (PEA), Byron Energy (BYE), Lilis Energy (LLEX) and Serica Energy (SQZ). 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, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)Mr. Stephen P. Roberts, Sr. VP & COO (Age 55)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? Headlines about GST stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.66 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. 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 investors include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.10%). 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 major investors are selling GASTAR EXPL INC/SH stock? GST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. 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 $0.48. 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 (NYSEAMERICAN GST)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 354 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 263 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 617MarketBeat'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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?