Analysts expect USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC) to post earnings of ($0.02) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for USA Compression Partners’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.05) and the highest estimate coming in at $0.01. USA Compression Partners reported earnings of ($0.64) per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 96.9%. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Tuesday, August 6th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that USA Compression Partners will report full year earnings of ($0.04) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.16) to $0.03. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.12 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.19) to $0.45. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover USA Compression Partners.

USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $170.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $171.61 million. USA Compression Partners had a return on equity of 1.38% and a net margin of 2.86%. The firm’s revenue was up 119.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.23) EPS.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine upgraded WEX from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hallmark Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 19th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on Realty Income from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.17.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Spirit of America Management Corp NY increased its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 8.6% during the first quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY now owns 880,379 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $13,743,000 after acquiring an additional 69,500 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 13.4% during the first quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 599,284 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $9,355,000 after acquiring an additional 70,874 shares during the last quarter. Dividend Assets Capital LLC increased its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 2.0% during the first quarter. Dividend Assets Capital LLC now owns 379,623 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $5,938,000 after acquiring an additional 7,293 shares during the last quarter. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. increased its position in shares of USA Compression Partners by 25.0% during the first quarter. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. now owns 275,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $4,293,000 after acquiring an additional 55,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new stake in shares of USA Compression Partners during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,203,000. Institutional investors own 34.13% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:USAC traded down $0.26 on Friday, hitting $17.99. The stock had a trading volume of 268,419 shares, compared to its average volume of 148,606. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $17.82. The company has a market cap of $1.62 billion, a P/E ratio of -41.84 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.70. USA Compression Partners has a 52 week low of $12.09 and a 52 week high of $19.00.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 29th will be issued 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 of this dividend is Friday, July 26th. This is a positive change from USA Compression Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. USA Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -488.37%.

USA Compression Partners Company Profile

USA Compression Partners, LP provides compression services under term contracts with customers in the natural gas and crude oil industries in the United States. The company engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units; and maintains related support inventory and equipment.

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