Usa Compression Partners Downgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo & Co. (USAC)
Usa Compression Partners (NASDAQ:USAC) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on USAC. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Usa Compression Partners in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Usa Compression Partners from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, February 24th. They now have a $27.40 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Usa Compression Partners from $28.00 to $29.00 in a research note on Wednesday, February 19th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.10.
Shares of Usa Compression Partners (NASDAQ:USAC) traded down 2.16% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $26.67. The stock had a trading volume of 27,509 shares. Usa Compression Partners has a 52 week low of $20.37 and a 52 week high of $28.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.81 and a 200-day moving average of $26.00. The company has a market cap of $1.016 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 79.24.
Usa Compression Partners (NASDAQ:USAC) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, February 18th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $48.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $47.47 million. On average, analysts predict that Usa Compression Partners will post $0.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 5th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 1st.
USA Compression Partners, LP through its wholly owned subsidiary USA Compression Partners, LLC (NASDAQ:USAC) and Operating Subsidiary’s wholly owned subsidiary USAC Leasing LLC, primarily provides natural gas compression services under term contracts with customers in the oil and gas industry, using natural gas compressor packages that it designs, engineers, operates and maintains.
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