Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:NGS) CEO Stephen Charles Taylor sold 13,776 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.01, for a total value of $303,209.76. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 330,438 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,272,940.38. 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 Thursday, August 23rd, Stephen Charles Taylor sold 1,306 shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.51, for a total value of $29,398.06.
  • On Monday, August 27th, Stephen Charles Taylor sold 3,320 shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock stock. The stock was 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 stock was sold at an average price of $22.02, for a total value of $59,542.08.

NGS stock traded up $0.40 on Friday, reaching $22.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,042 shares, compared to its average volume of 25,400. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock has a 52 week low of $21.15 and a 52 week high of $29.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $283.32 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 197.27 and a beta of 1.18.

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

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on NGS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 10th. ValuEngine raised Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Seaport Global Securities set a $24.00 price objective on Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 17th. Finally, Argus increased their price objective on Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock from $106.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $55.33.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 8.8% during the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 35,445 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $837,000 after purchasing an additional 2,858 shares in the last quarter. Putnam Investments LLC bought a new position in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock during the 2nd quarter valued at $1,409,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 421,900 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $9,957,000 after purchasing an additional 37,911 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 39.7% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 504,400 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $11,904,000 after purchasing an additional 143,274 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock by 0.3% during the 2nd 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 purchasing an additional 3,095 shares in the last quarter. 90.89% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. Common Stock Company Profile

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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