News stories about USA Compression Partners, (NYSE:USAC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. USA Compression Partners, earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.5502517989813 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of USA Compression Partners, (NYSE:USAC) opened at 15.53 on Friday. USA Compression Partners, has a 52 week low of $14.30 and a 52 week high of $19.78. The firm has a market cap of $956.24 million, a PE ratio of 470.61 and a beta of 1.16. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $16.66 and its 200-day moving average is $16.94.

USA Compression Partners, (NYSE:USAC) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The oil and gas company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05. The company had revenue of $66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.85 million. USA Compression Partners, had a return on equity of 1.38% and a net margin of 1.20%. USA Compression Partners,’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.05 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that USA Compression Partners, will post $0.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st were issued a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 28th. USA Compression Partners,’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 7,000.00%.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on USAC. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of USA Compression Partners, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. BidaskClub cut shares of USA Compression Partners, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of USA Compression Partners, in a research note on Monday, July 31st.

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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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