Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP) shares fell 2.5% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $18.77 and last traded at $18.92, with a volume of 145,342 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $19.41.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Golar LNG Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.83.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $18.58 and a 200-day moving average of $16.67. The stock has a market cap of $1.17 billion and a PE ratio of 7.99.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 12th. Investors of record on Friday, August 5th were paid a $0.5775 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 3rd. This represents a $2.31 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 12.29%.

Golar LNG Partners LP (Golar LNG Partners) owns and operates floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers under long-term charters. The Company operates a fleet of around six FSRU vessels and four LNG carriers. The Company’s FSRU vessels include Golar Spirit, Golar Winter, Golar Freeze, NR Satu, Golar Igloo and Golar Eskimo.

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