Media stories about Antero Midstream GP (NYSE:AMGP) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Antero Midstream GP earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.8097079721369 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Antero Midstream GP (NYSE:AMGP) opened at $19.81 on Wednesday. Antero Midstream GP has a twelve month low of $16.62 and a twelve month high of $22.87.

Antero Midstream GP (NYSE:AMGP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 13th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.05). Antero Midstream GP had a net margin of 4.41% and a return on equity of 17.95%. analysts forecast that Antero Midstream GP will post 0.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share. This is a positive change from Antero Midstream GP’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on AMGP. Citigroup upgraded Antero Midstream GP from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Antero Midstream GP in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Antero Midstream GP from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Barclays lowered Antero Midstream GP from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $26.00 to $23.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Antero Midstream GP from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $26.12.

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Antero Midstream GP Company Profile

Antero Midstream GP LP, formerly Antero Resources Midstream Management LLC, owns, operates and develops midstream energy infrastructure. The Company’s segments include gathering and processing and water handling and treatment. The gathering and processing segment consist of long-term, fee-based activities including low-pressure gathering, compression, high-pressure gathering, processing, fractionation, and condensate gathering.

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