Analysts expect Transportadora de Gas del Sur SA (NYSE:TGS) to post $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Transportadora de Gas del Sur’s earnings. Transportadora de Gas del Sur reported earnings of $0.20 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 35%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 6th.

On average, analysts expect that Transportadora de Gas del Sur will report full-year earnings of $0.98 per share for the current year. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $2.12 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Transportadora de Gas del Sur.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on TGS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Transportadora de Gas del Sur from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Santander cut Transportadora de Gas del Sur from a “hold” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.00.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of TGS. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur in the second quarter valued at approximately $183,000. Deltec Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur by 175.0% in the third quarter. Deltec Asset Management LLC now owns 27,500 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $559,000 after acquiring an additional 17,500 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur by 304.2% in the third quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 13,658 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $277,000 after acquiring an additional 10,279 shares during the period. Comerica Bank boosted its position in shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur by 29.5% in the third quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 394,161 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $8,214,000 after acquiring an additional 89,795 shares during the period. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur in the third quarter valued at approximately $237,000. 8.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur (NYSE TGS) opened at $20.74 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,580.00, a P/E ratio of 28.81 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68. Transportadora de Gas del Sur has a 12-month low of $10.26 and a 12-month high of $24.22.

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About Transportadora de Gas del Sur

Transportadora de Gas del Sur SA is engaged in the transportation of natural gas and production and commercialization of natural gas liquids (Liquids). The Company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Transportation Services, Liquids Production and Commercialization, Other Services and Telecommunications.

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