Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Trading Down 0.9%
Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP)’s share price was down 0.9% on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $19.16 and last traded at $19.76, with a volume of 89,736 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $19.94.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on RMP shares. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of Rice Midstream Partners from $16.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 13th. Janney Montgomery Scott restated a “buy” rating on shares of Rice Midstream Partners in a report on Sunday, April 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Rice Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Finally, Barclays PLC lifted their target price on shares of Rice Midstream Partners from $17.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.56.
The stock has a market cap of $1.40 billion and a PE ratio of 17.6876. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $19.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.25.
Rice Midstream Partners (NYSE:RMP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $54.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32.31 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 105.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Rice Midstream Partners LP will post $1.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Jennison Associates LLC raised its stake in Rice Midstream Partners by 54.7% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 405,887 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,475,000 after buying an additional 143,593 shares in the last quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH purchased a new stake in Rice Midstream Partners during the fourth quarter worth about $4,681,000. Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its stake in Rice Midstream Partners by 23.8% in the fourth quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 1,892,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,534,000 after buying an additional 363,653 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its stake in Rice Midstream Partners by 88.0% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 1,361,021 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,360,000 after buying an additional 637,012 shares in the last quarter.
Rice Midstream Partners LP owns, operates, develops and acquires midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. The Company operates in two segments: gathering and compression, and water services. The gathering and compression segment provides natural gas gathering and compression services for Rice Energy Inc (Rice Energy) and third parties in the Appalachian Basin.
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