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06/23/14 - $9.10
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Market Cap
194.8M
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2.4M
EPS TTM
$0.37
Shares Outstanding
78.9M
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gastar exploration ltd (GST) Details

Gastar Exploration Inc., an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal activities include the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. The company is developing liquids-rich natural gas in the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia; and is also in the early stages of exploring and developing the Hunton Limestone horizontal oil play in Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2013, it had 327.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent of proved reserves. The company was formerly known as Gastar Exploration Ltd. and changed its name to Gastar Exploration Inc. in January 2014. Gastar Exploration Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

63 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/14

gastar exploration ltd (GST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $989.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $534.9K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $521.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gastar exploration ltd (GST) Key Developments

Gastar Exploration Inc. Declares Monthly Cash Dividend on Series A and Series B Preferred Stock, Payable on December 31, 2014

On December 4, 2014, Gastar Exploration Inc. announced that it has declared a monthly cash dividend on its 8.625% Series A Preferred Stock and its 10.75% Series B Preferred Stock for December 2014. The dividend on the Series A Preferred Stock and Series B Preferred Stock was payable on December 31, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2014.

Gastar Exploration Inc. Announces Consolidated Unaudited Earnings and Production Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Production Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Year 2014 and Fiscal Year 2015

Gastar Exploration Inc. announced consolidated unaudited earnings and production results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $41,746,000 against $18,840,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $20,413,000 against $1,626,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $13,425,000 against loss of $1,808,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $9,807,000 against loss of $3,942,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders per diluted share were $0.15 against loss per diluted share of $0.07 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $25,217,000 against $17,085,000 a year ago. Excluding the impact of a $7.6 million gain resulting from the mark-to-market of outstanding hedge positions, adjusted net income attributable to common stockholders was $2.2 million, or $0.03 per diluted share. This compares to a third quarter 2013 net loss of $3.9 million, or a loss of $0.07 per diluted share, and third quarter 2013 adjusted net income of $1.9 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, excluding the impact of a $5.0 million loss resulting from the mark-to-market of outstanding hedge positions and non-recurring charges of $850,000. Adjusted cash flows from operating activities were $14,643,000 against $12,377,000 a year ago. Net capital expenditures in the third quarter of 2014 totaled $42 million. For the nine months, the company reported total revenue of $109,970,000 against $61,030,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $41,449,000 against $13,586,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $20,663,000 against $49,706,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $9,858,000 against $43,308,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders per diluted share were $0.16 against $0.68 a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to common shareholders was $11,078,000 against $11,458,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income per diluted share was $0.18 against $0.18 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $60,281,000 against $39,239,000 a year ago. Development and purchase of oil and natural gas properties was $100,818,000 against $77,813,000 a year ago. Purchase of furniture and equipment was $300,000 against $484,000 a year ago. Adjusted cash flows from operating activities were $50,542,000 against $37,742,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $80,515,000 against $49,027,000 a year ago. Year to date total capital expenditures were $93.5 million. For the quarter, total production was 901 MBoe against 909 MBoe a year ago. For the nine months, total production was 2,633 MBoe against 2,390 MBoe a year ago. The company updating previously issued guidance for the full-year 2014 and 2015 providing the following guidance for the fourth quarter of 2014: net average daily production is to be between from 11.0 MBoe/d to 12.0 MBoe/d. For the full year 2014, net average daily production is to be between from 10.0 MBoe/d to 10.4 MBoe/d. For the full year 2015, net average daily production is to be between from 14.0 MBoe/d to 16.5 MBoe/d.

Gastar Exploration Inc. Declares Cash Dividend for the Month of November 2014 on 8.625% Series A Preferred Stock and 10.75% Series B Preferred Stock, Payable on December 1, 2014

Gastar Exploration Inc. announced that it has declared monthly cash dividends on its 8.625% Series A Preferred Stock and its 10.75% Series B Preferred Stock for November 2014. The dividend on the Series A Preferred Stock is payable on December 1, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on November 14, 2014. The November 2014 dividend payment will be an annualized 8.625% per share, which is equivalent to $0.179688 per share, based on the $25.00 per share liquidation preference of the Series A Preferred Stock. The dividend on the Series B Preferred Stock is payable on December 1, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on November 14, 2014. The November 2014 dividend payment will be an annualized 10.75% per share, which is equivalent to $0.223958 per share, based on the $25.00 per share liquidation preference of the Series B Preferred Stock.

 

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