Shares of Exterran Corp (NYSE:EXTN) have received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Exterran’s rating score has improved by 50% from three months ago as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.

Analysts have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $36.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Exterran an industry rank of 183 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Exterran from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Exterran from a “d+” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Exterran from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of EXTN. Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in Exterran by 7,962.2% during the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,628 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 3,583 shares during the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Exterran in the second quarter worth about $107,000. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Exterran in the third quarter worth about $219,000. ARP Americas LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Exterran in the third quarter worth about $234,000. Finally, Meeder Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Exterran by 73.4% in the third quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,724 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $276,000 after purchasing an additional 3,692 shares during the last quarter. 88.61% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Exterran (NYSE EXTN) traded up $0.66 during trading on Thursday, hitting $33.10. 127,992 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 175,633. The company has a market cap of $1,180.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -58.07. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67. Exterran has a 12 month low of $23.29 and a 12 month high of $34.05.

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

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Exterran Company Profile

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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