Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact USA Compression Partners (USAC) Share Price
Media coverage about USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. USA Compression Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.6483959349958 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
USAC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of USA Compression Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 11th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of USA Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of USA Compression Partners from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub cut shares of USA Compression Partners from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott assumed coverage on shares of USA Compression Partners in a research report on Friday, September 1st. They set a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price target for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.67.
Shares of USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) opened at $16.74 on Thursday. USA Compression Partners has a 52-week low of $14.30 and a 52-week high of $19.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 0.74. The stock has a market cap of $1,033.20, a price-to-earnings ratio of 104.13 and a beta of 1.18.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 30th were paid a $0.525 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 27th. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.54%. USA Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1,500.00%.
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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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