Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Exterran (EXTN) Stock Price

Headlines about Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Exterran earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the energy company an impact score of 47.6820050495481 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Exterran opened at $29.75 on Friday, MarketBeat reports. The company has a market cap of $1.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 365.63 and a beta of 0.88. Exterran has a twelve month low of $28.91 and a twelve month high of $29.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.31 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The energy company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $350.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $337.30 million. Exterran had a return on equity of 0.55% and a net margin of 1.40%. equities analysts predict that Exterran will post 0.19 earnings per share for the current year.

EXTN has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Exterran from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. ValuEngine raised Exterran from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

In other news, Director William M. Goodyear acquired 2,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $27.56 per share, for a total transaction of $57,876.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 2.20% of the company’s stock.

About Exterran

Exterran Corporation engages in the compression, production, and processing of products and services for the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: contract Operations, Aftermarket Services, and Product Sales. Its contract operation services include personnel, equipment, tools, materials, and supplies.

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