USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $20.60.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group assumed coverage on shares of USA Compression Partners in a report on Wednesday, September 5th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $22.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine upgraded shares of USA Compression Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of USA Compression Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. Wells Fargo & Co lowered their price target on shares of USA Compression Partners from $20.00 to $19.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, September 13th. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of USA Compression Partners in a report on Friday, August 31st.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stephens Inc. AR bought a new stake in shares of USA Compression Partners in the second quarter worth $198,000. Partnervest Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of USA Compression Partners in the second quarter worth $233,000. Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. bought a new stake in shares of USA Compression Partners in the second quarter worth $247,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in shares of USA Compression Partners by 41.8% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 16,784 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $284,000 after purchasing an additional 4,949 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of USA Compression Partners in the second quarter worth $285,000. Institutional investors own 42.17% of the company’s stock.

USAC traded up $0.09 during trading on Friday, hitting $16.48. 195,202 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 287,879. USA Compression Partners has a twelve month low of $15.48 and a twelve month high of $19.33. The company has a market cap of $1.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 103.00 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 0.86.

USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.64) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by ($0.56). USA Compression Partners had a negative net margin of 0.72% and a positive return on equity of 2.24%. The firm had revenue of $166.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.67 million. On average, analysts expect that USA Compression Partners will post -0.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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Analyst Recommendations for USA Compression Partners (NYSE:USAC)

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