American National Bank Decreased By $302,412 Its Norfolk Southern Com (NSC) Stake; Shorts at Antero Resources (AR) Raised By 4.53%

American National Bank decreased Norfolk Southern Corp Com (NSC) stake by 35.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. American National Bank sold 2,291 shares as Norfolk Southern Corp Com (NSC)’s stock declined 7.75%. The American National Bank holds 4,158 shares with $550,000 value, down from 6,449 last quarter. Norfolk Southern Corp Com now has $39.50B valuation. The stock decreased 2.63% or $3.75 during the last trading session, reaching $139.08. About 1.69M shares traded or 1.54% up from the average. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has risen 34.32% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.62% the S&P500.

Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) had an increase of 4.53% in short interest. AR’s SI was 26.40M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 4.53% from 25.25 million shares previously. With 4.28M avg volume, 6 days are for Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR)’s short sellers to cover AR’s short positions. The SI to Antero Resources Corporation’s float is 12.2%. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $18.81. About 2.93 million shares traded. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.15% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500.

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, produces, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.95 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had 616,000 net acres of gas and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. It has a 9.7 P/E ratio. It also owned and operated 213 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 113 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate pipelines in the Utica Shale.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It dived, 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. Us Natl Bank De, Minnesota-based fund reported 7,507 shares. Voya Invest Ltd reported 76,234 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 27,533 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 556,749 shares or 0% of the stock. Eaton Vance Mngmt accumulated 1.68 million shares. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Llp holds 33,351 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Guggenheim Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Tortoise Cap Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 4.30 million shares. Wellington Llp holds 0.04% or 8.77M shares in its portfolio. Bancorporation Of America Corporation De holds 0.01% or 2.76 million shares in its portfolio. Arrowstreet Lp holds 19,200 shares. Ohio-based Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio has invested 0.01% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Fifth Third Natl Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) for 414 shares. 140,359 were reported by Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Co. 1.40M were reported by Schroder Mngmt.

Among 29 analysts covering Antero Resources (NYSE:AR), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Antero Resources has $45 highest and $18 lowest target. $26.80’s average target is 42.48% above currents $18.81 stock price. Antero Resources had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) rating on Monday, August 7. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $2500 target. The rating was downgraded by Simmons & Co to “Neutral” on Tuesday, February 23. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, April 15 to “Neutral”. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $27 target in Friday, July 21 report. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the shares of AR in report on Tuesday, February 2 to “Reduce” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Stephens. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 44 investors sold NSC shares while 341 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 239 raised stakes. 201.79 million shares or 1.34% more from 199.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 65,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Buckhead Cap Limited Com invested 1.33% in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Goldman Sachs Grp has 0.06% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Sandler Mgmt stated it has 82,100 shares or 1.35% of all its holdings. Amica Retiree has 1,589 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Cedar Hill Llc reported 1,590 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 41,050 shares. Davis R M accumulated 6,944 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Wells Fargo & Communications Mn has 5.03M shares. 7,254 were reported by Catawba Cap Va. 91,333 are owned by Gulf Fincl Bank (Uk) Limited. Cadence Cap Management has 0.05% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Savant Cap Limited Liability Company reported 0.17% stake. Logan Management invested in 13,155 shares. Moreover, Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Company has 0.01% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC).

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $2.43 million activity. $142,896 worth of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) was sold by Hurlbut Thomas E. On Thursday, February 1 the insider Squires James A sold $1.50M. Wheeler Michael Joseph had sold 1,699 shares worth $244,011 on Friday, February 16.

Analysts await Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.86 EPS, up 25.68% or $0.38 from last year’s $1.48 per share. NSC’s profit will be $528.23M for 18.69 P/E if the $1.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual EPS reported by Norfolk Southern Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.06% EPS growth.