Media stories about Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.7053545611229 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- USA Compression Partners, LP Announces Pricing of $725 Million … – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- USA Compression Partners, LP Announces Pricing of $725 Million Offering of Senior Notes (finance.yahoo.com)
- Michael Guyre – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- Janney Cites CDM Acquisition In Bullish Stance On USA – Benzinga – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- UPDATE: Janney Montgomery Scott Upgrades USA Compression Partners LP (USAC) to Buy – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
USAC has been the topic of a number of research reports. B. Riley set a $18.00 price objective on Usa Compression Partners and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, December 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded 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. ValuEngine cut Usa Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott raised Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, March 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.60.
Usa Compression Partners (USAC) opened at $17.69 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,100.21, a P/E ratio of 110.56 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24. Usa Compression Partners has a twelve month low of $14.30 and a twelve month high of $19.33.
Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 12th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.04). Usa Compression Partners had a return on equity of 1.71% and a net margin of 4.08%. The company had revenue of $75.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $75.42 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.05 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Usa Compression Partners will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. Usa Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 1,312.58%.
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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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