Gastar Exploration (NYSEMKT:GST) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.25 by 12 Brokerage Firm. 5 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 5 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Imperial Capital upgrades the rating on Gastar Exploration (NYSEMKT:GST). The brokerage firm has issued a Outperform rating on the shares. The shares were previously rated In-line. The Analysts at the ratings agency maintains the price target to $1.3 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 17, 2016.
Gastar Exploration (NYSEMKT:GST) rose 0.58% or 0.0055 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $0.968 the stock was seen hitting $0.97 as a peak level and $0.91 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $0.95. The daily volume was measured at 1,086,273 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $3.44 and the 52-week low is $0.5653. The company has a market cap of $78 million.
Shares of Gastar Exploration Inc. rose by 5.56% in the last five trading days and 3.26% for the last 4 weeks. Gastar Exploration Inc. has dropped 17.39% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -27.48%.