Usa Compression Partners (USAC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Usa Compression Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.5573240601664 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Usa Compression Partners (NYSE USAC) opened at $18.00 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14. The company has a market capitalization of $1,120.00, a P/E ratio of 112.50 and a beta of 1.26. Usa Compression Partners has a 12 month low of $14.30 and a 12 month high of $19.33.

Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 12th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.04). The company had revenue of $75.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.42 million. Usa Compression Partners had a return on equity of 1.68% and a net margin of 4.08%. Usa Compression Partners’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.05 earnings per share. analysts predict that Usa Compression Partners will post 0.71 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were paid a $0.525 dividend. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.67%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1st. Usa Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1,312.50%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on USAC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Usa Compression Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. BidaskClub lowered Usa Compression Partners from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Usa Compression Partners from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. B. Riley set a $18.00 price target on Usa Compression Partners and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Usa Compression Partners from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $22.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Usa Compression Partners currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.60.

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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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