JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) from a neutral rating to an overweight rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, MarketBeat reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has $22.00 price objective on the oil and gas company’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on USAC. B. Riley upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a neutral rating to a buy rating and raised their price objective for the company from $18.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective 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. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Usa Compression Partners from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $19.40.

Shares of Usa Compression Partners (NYSE USAC) opened at $18.93 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14. Usa Compression Partners has a 12 month low of $14.30 and a 12 month high of $19.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,430.00, a PE ratio of 126.20 and a beta of 1.22.

Usa Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by ($0.01). Usa Compression Partners had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 1.62%. The company had revenue of $72.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $68.82 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.04) EPS. Usa Compression Partners’s quarterly revenue was up 19.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Usa Compression Partners will post 0.26 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.525 per share. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. Usa Compression Partners’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1,400.00%.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Usa Compression Partners during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $241,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in Usa Compression Partners during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $225,000. HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Usa Compression Partners during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $471,000. Arrow Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Usa Compression Partners by 10.6% during the 3rd quarter. Arrow Investment Advisors LLC now owns 45,272 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $757,000 after buying an additional 4,336 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Usa Compression Partners by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 66,890 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,094,000 after buying an additional 654 shares during the last quarter.

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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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