Media stories about Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Usa Compression Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.8171406849116 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. B. Riley upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $18.00 to $21.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 20th. ValuEngine lowered Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.40.
Shares of Usa Compression Partners (NYSE USAC) opened at $17.90 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 0.74. Usa Compression Partners has a 52-week low of $14.30 and a 52-week high of $19.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,300.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 114.27 and a beta of 1.26.
Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last released its earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.04). Usa Compression Partners had a return on equity of 1.62% and a net margin of 3.63%. The firm had revenue of $75.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $75.42 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.05 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Usa Compression Partners will post 0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd will be given a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. Usa Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1,400.00%.
Usa Compression Partners Company Profile
USA Compression Partners, LP is an independent provider of compression services in the United States. The Company provides compression services to its customers primarily in connection with infrastructure applications, including both allowing for the processing and transportation of natural gas through the domestic pipeline system and managing crude oil production through artificial lift processes.
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