Exterran Corporation (NYSE:EXTN) has been given an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company.

Brokers have set a 1-year consensus price objective of $36.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Exterran an industry rank of 117 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Exterran from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Exterran by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,039,911 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $81,166,000 after purchasing an additional 87,875 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Exterran by 0.4% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,018,678 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $95,420,000 after acquiring an additional 11,177 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in Exterran by 18.4% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 985,167 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $31,142,000 after acquiring an additional 153,195 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its position in Exterran by 0.5% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 885,161 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $23,631,000 after acquiring an additional 4,138 shares in the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in Exterran by 16.1% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 618,881 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $16,524,000 after acquiring an additional 85,824 shares in the last quarter. 88.67% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Exterran (NYSE EXTN) opened at $28.42 on Thursday. Exterran has a 1 year low of $22.34 and a 1 year high of $34.05. The company has a current ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The energy company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $327.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $324.70 million. Exterran had a net margin of 0.04% and a negative return on equity of 2.82%. sell-side analysts forecast that Exterran will post -0.03 EPS for the current year.

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About Exterran

Exterran Corporation provides compression, production and processing products and services that support the production and transportation of oil and natural gas around the world. The Company operates through three segments: contract operations, aftermarket services, and oil and gas product sales. The contract operations segment provides natural gas compression services, production and processing equipment services, and maintenance services to meet specific customer requirements on assets owned by it.

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