News stories about Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Exterran earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the energy company an impact score of 45.6813755007788 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on EXTN shares. ValuEngine raised Exterran from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Exterran from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st.

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Shares of Exterran stock opened at $28.80 on Monday. Exterran has a 12 month low of $23.29 and a 12 month high of $33.69. The stock has a market cap of $1,029.34, a P/E ratio of -73.85 and a beta of 0.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.06.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 26th. The energy company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.14). Exterran had a net margin of 2.65% and a return on equity of 0.26%. The firm had revenue of $337.69 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $361.50 million. equities analysts expect that Exterran will post 0.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, SVP Girish Saligram sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.31, for a total transaction of $242,325.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director William M. Goodyear bought 2,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $27.56 per share, with a total value of $57,876.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 2.20% of the company’s stock.

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Exterran Company Profile

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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