USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC) Receives $14.20 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $14.20.

Several research firms recently weighed in on USAC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded USA Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 20th. TheStreet raised USA Compression Partners from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 4th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada downgraded USA Compression Partners from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, February 17th.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 4.4% in the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 424,172 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $5,769,000 after acquiring an additional 17,771 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 6.2% in the 4th quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 420,996 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $5,726,000 after acquiring an additional 24,534 shares in the last quarter. Cyrus Capital Partners L.P. raised its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 60.2% in the 4th quarter. Cyrus Capital Partners L.P. now owns 320,757 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $4,362,000 after acquiring an additional 120,522 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 4.9% in the 4th quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 299,909 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $4,079,000 after acquiring an additional 13,924 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bramshill Investments LLC raised its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 16.1% in the 1st quarter. Bramshill Investments LLC now owns 100,708 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,542,000 after acquiring an additional 13,984 shares in the last quarter. 25.53% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE USAC traded down $0.23 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $15.52. 189,279 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 301,365. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.85, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 0.85. USA Compression Partners has a twelve month low of $9.60 and a twelve month high of $16.50. The company has a market cap of $1.51 billion, a PE ratio of -2.40 and a beta of 2.25. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $15.23 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $13.91.

USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 4th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.02. USA Compression Partners had a positive return on equity of 4.49% and a negative net margin of 86.71%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that USA Compression Partners will post -0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 26th were issued a dividend of $0.525 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, April 23rd. This is an increase from USA Compression Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.53%. USA Compression Partners’s payout ratio is presently 7,000.00%.

USA Compression Partners Company Profile

USA Compression Partners, LP provides compression services under term contracts with customers in the natural gas and crude oil industries in the United States. The company engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units; and maintains related support inventory and equipment.

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