What’s Real Worth Of Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST), CSRA Inc. (CSRA)

Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE:GST) shares were trading higher by 1.55 percent ($0.02) at $1.31 a piece in Thursday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $1.29. GST trades with a P/S ratio of 3.66. This is lower than the both industry’s 61.93 and the wider sector’s 14.49. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. . Shares of GST have uptrended 63.42% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 49.63% in that time. Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) has a market cap of $273.88 million and over the last 12 months, Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE:GST) has gone weaker by -9.66%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:GST) price has been as high as $2.19 and as low as $0.38. Gastar Exploration Inc. earnings have declined with an annualized rate of 0% over the last 5 years.

Gastar Exploration Inc. (Mean Target Price: $0.94)

The average 1-year price target for Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $0.94/share. That’s a potential -28.24 decrease relative to where Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE:GST) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $1.26 and $1.35. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $0.5. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $1.25.

Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.7 for Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE:GST) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 7 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track GST 5 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 2, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Gastar Exploration Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 2 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of GST or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) Cheap From Peers?

CSRA Inc. (CSRA) pulled off a 1.55 percent gain and now trades for $32.11. CSRA comes in with a P/S ratio of 1.06 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (2.76) and its peers (5.14). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.41 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 16.74. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $33.67 and as low as $27.38. CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of % over the last 5 years. Shares of CSRA have sank % in the past three monthswhile the has dropped -5.25% in that time.

CSRA Inc. (Price Objective: $36.58)

CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) has a market cap of $5.25 billion and over the last 12 months, CSRA has declined by -1.47%. The average 1-year price target for (CSRA) reveals an average price target of $36.58 per share. That’s a potential 13.92 gain from where (NYSE:CSRA) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $29. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $42.

Analyst Thoughts About CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 11 analysts — of 2.2 for CSRA Inc. (CSRA) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track CSRA Inc. 2 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 9 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 8 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 1 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:CSRA) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

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