Antero Resources (AR) Is At $19.33 Formed Wedge; Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Shorts Raised By 38.13%

Antero Resources Corporation (AR) formed wedge down with $18.56 target or 4.00% below today’s $19.33 share price. Antero Resources Corporation (AR) has $6.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.28% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $19.33. About 6.87 million shares traded or 115.19% up from the average. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.15% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500.

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) had an increase of 38.13% in short interest. LUV’s SI was 9.59 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 38.13% from 6.94M shares previously. With 5.33 million avg volume, 2 days are for Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)’s short sellers to cover LUV’s short positions. The stock decreased 1.53% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $65.06. About 4.20 million shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has risen 37.63% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.23 million activity. MONTFORD JOHN T also sold $107,240 worth of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) on Wednesday, December 13. 32,931 shares were sold by Jordan Robert E, worth $2.12M. BIGGINS J VERONICA sold $1,886 worth of stock or 32 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of LUV in report on Tuesday, April 12 with “Outperform” rating. J.P. Morgan upgraded Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) rating on Friday, September 15. J.P. Morgan has “Buy” rating and $66.0 target. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 11 by Bernstein. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 22 by Buckingham Research. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of LUV in report on Friday, June 24 with “Outperform” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) on Friday, January 22 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Stephens. Cowen & Co maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Tuesday, November 22.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 69 investors sold Southwest Airlines Co. shares while 249 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 441.14 million shares or 4.78% less from 463.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Veritable Lp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Ipg Invest Advisors Limited Company, a California-based fund reported 5,275 shares. 20,875 are owned by Rdl Fincl Inc. Covington Management holds 0% or 439 shares in its portfolio. Royal Retail Bank Of Scotland Gp Public Ltd Liability Com accumulated 308,833 shares or 4.29% of the stock. Pittenger Anderson Incorporated owns 2,100 shares. Harris Associates Ltd Partnership accumulated 25,961 shares. Exane Derivatives owns 0.07% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 6,981 shares. Annex Advisory Services Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.33% or 28,437 shares in its portfolio. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Limited Com reported 1,000 shares. 590,760 are held by Td Asset Mngmt Inc. Icon Advisers holds 0.24% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) or 60,000 shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal owns 4,920 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Vantage Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Ledyard National Bank & Trust reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV).

Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. The company has market cap of $38.61 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a total of 723 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 101 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 8 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, and Cuba. It has a 18.67 P/E ratio. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 31 investors sold Antero Resources Corporation shares while 71 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 291.74 million shares or 5.36% more from 276.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 469,920 were accumulated by Petrus Tru Lta. Raymond James Finance Serv Advsr Inc holds 10,161 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 27,671 shares. Smith Asset Management Grp Inc L P stated it has 2,030 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Texan Cap Management stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Hartford Invest Management Co holds 0.1% or 270,728 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Brave Warrior Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp has 10.76% invested in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Asset One owns 0.02% invested in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 339,679 shares. Gargoyle Advisor Limited Liability reported 0.17% stake. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co stated it has 45,088 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Old Mutual Global (Uk) invested in 40,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Panagora Asset Management Inc has 0% invested in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Riverhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 87,550 shares.

Analysts await Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.05 earnings per share, down 68.75% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.16 per share. AR’s profit will be $15.78M for 96.65 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.05 actual earnings per share reported by Antero Resources Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -200.00% EPS growth.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $77,768 activity. Yoo K. Phil had sold 3,785 shares worth $77,768.