Do Analysts Recommend You Should Buy Antero Midstream Corporation (AM) Stock?

On Monday, shares of Antero Midstream Corporation (NYSE:AM) marked $7.05 per share versus a previous $7.25 closing price. With having a -2.76% loss, an insight into the fundamental values of Antero Midstream Corporation, investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. AM showed a fall of -36.94% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $7.16 – $19.57 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of -45.27% in the period of the last 200 days.

Stifel equity researchers changed the status of Antero Midstream Corporation (NYSE: AM) shares from “Buy” to a “Hold” rating in the report published on August 2nd, 2019. Other analysts, including Citigroup, also published their reports on AM shares. Citigroup repeated the rating from the previous report, marking AM under “Buy” rating, in the report published on May 28th, 2019. Additionally, AM shares got another “Outperform” rating from Raymond James. On the other hand, Barclays Downgrade the “Equal Weight” rating for AM shares, as published in the report on October 12th, 2018. Raymond James seems to be going bullish on the price of AM shares, based on the price prediction for AM. Another “Hold” rating came from Stifel, providing a prediction for price target according to the report published in August 3rd, 2018.

Antero Midstream Corporation (AM) Analysis

The present dividend yield for AM owners is set at 0.17, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording , hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.

In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of Antero Midstream Corporation (AM) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of 5.70% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 0.50 so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.

Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while AM is currently recording an average of 5.50M in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 5.00%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 6.12%with -10.87% of loss in the last seven days. Additionally, long-term investors are predicting the target price of $13.69, indicating growth from the present price of $7.05, which can represent yet another valuable research and analysis points that can help you decide whether to invest in AM or pass.

What to Look for When Analyzing Antero Midstream Corporation Shares?

Antero Midstream Corporation (AM) is based in the USA and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Basic Materials sector. If you wish to compare AM shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of 19.42 for Antero Midstream Corporation, while the value 6.63 can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value 0.36 is supported by the yearly ESP growth of 121.20%.

Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 8.50%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 57.00% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.

Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in AM Shares?

It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in AM in the recent period. That is how Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC now has an increase position in AM by 73.71% in the first quarter, owning 34.8 million shares of AM stocks, with the value of $398.76 million after the purchase of an additional 14,765,253 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, Neuberger Berman Investment Advis also increased their stake in AM shares changed 42.79% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 19 million shares of company, all valued at $217.74 million after the acquisition of additional 5,693,692 shares during the last quarter.

Salient Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Antero Midstream Corporation during the first quarter, with the value of $171.73 million, and Invesco Advisers, Inc. increased their stake in the company’s shares by 54.29% in the first quarter, now owning 4,947,617 shares valued at $161.14 million after the acquisition of the additional 14.06 million shares during the last quarter. In the end, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC increased their position by 0.46% during the first quarter, now owning 13.96 million AM shares, now holding the value of $160.04 million in AM with the purchase of the additional 3,468,191 shares during the period of the last quarter. At the present, 57.00% of AM shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.