Press coverage about Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Usa Compression Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.2245328015314 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 20th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $22.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, January 19th. B. Riley set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Usa Compression Partners and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott raised shares of Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.60.
Usa Compression Partners (USAC) opened at $17.87 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.59. Usa Compression Partners has a 12-month low of $14.30 and a 12-month high of $19.33. The stock has a market cap of $1,105.82, a P/E ratio of 111.69 and a beta of 1.22.
Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.04). Usa Compression Partners had a net margin of 4.08% and a return on equity of 1.71%. The business had revenue of $75.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.42 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.05 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Usa Compression Partners will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.75%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1st. Usa Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 1,312.58%.
About Usa Compression Partners
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.