American Financial Group Inc. held its position in shares of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 129,871 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. American Financial Group Inc. owned about 0.21% of USA Compression Partners, worth $2,124,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in USAC. Global X Management Co. LLC increased its stake in USA Compression Partners, by 5.9% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 8,788 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $148,000 after buying an additional 490 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC acquired a new stake in USA Compression Partners, during the first quarter worth $254,000. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new stake in USA Compression Partners, during the first quarter worth $297,000. Creative Planning increased its stake in USA Compression Partners, by 6.5% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 22,950 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $388,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the period. Finally, Albert D Mason Inc. increased its stake in USA Compression Partners, by 0.7% in the first quarter. Albert D Mason Inc. now owns 28,016 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $473,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the period.

Shares of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) opened at 14.99 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $922.99 million, a P/E ratio of 454.24 and a beta of 1.16. USA Compression Partners, LP has a 1-year low of $14.30 and a 1-year high of $19.78. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $16.51 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.78.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were issued a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 14.01%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 28th. USA Compression Partners,’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 7,000.00%.

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A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded USA Compression Partners, from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of USA Compression Partners, in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded USA Compression Partners, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st.

About USA Compression Partners,

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for USA Compression Partners, (NYSE:USAC)

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