Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:NGS) CEO Stephen Charles Taylor sold 1,306 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.51, for a total value of $29,398.06. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 319,982 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,202,794.82. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Stephen Charles Taylor also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 27th, Stephen Charles Taylor sold 3,320 shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.41, for a total value of $74,401.20.
  • On Tuesday, August 21st, Stephen Charles Taylor sold 2,704 shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.02, for a total value of $59,542.08.

NGS stock opened at $21.65 on Wednesday. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock has a 12-month low of $21.15 and a 12-month high of $29.55. The stock has a market cap of $287.90 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 200.45 and a beta of 1.18.

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:NGS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The oil and gas company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.04). Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock had a net margin of 30.05% and a return on equity of 0.53%. The firm had revenue of $18.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.54 million. equities research analysts forecast that Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock will post 0.11 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 0.3% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,091,390 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $25,756,000 after acquiring an additional 3,095 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 2.6% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 913,711 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $21,562,000 after acquiring an additional 23,475 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its position in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 39.7% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 504,400 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $11,904,000 after acquiring an additional 143,274 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 9.9% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 421,900 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $9,957,000 after acquiring an additional 37,911 shares during the period. Finally, Royce & Associates LP boosted its position in shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 33.3% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 330,484 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $7,799,000 after buying an additional 82,500 shares during the period. 90.89% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several research firms recently commented on NGS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 12th. Argus upped their target price on Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from $195.00 to $225.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 24th. ValuEngine downgraded Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 11th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities set a $24.00 price target on Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $55.33.

About Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc provides gas compression equipment and services to the natural gas and oil industry in the United States. The company engages in the rental of small to medium horsepower compression equipment to non-conventional natural gas and oil production businesses. As of December 31, 2017, it had 2,546 natural gas compressors in its rental fleet totaling 369,961 horsepower.

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