Arrow Investment Advisors LLC lowered its holdings in Exterran Partners, L.P. (NYSE:USAC) by 10.9% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 40,357 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 4,915 shares during the period. Exterran Partners makes up about 0.2% of Arrow Investment Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest holding. Arrow Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Exterran Partners were worth $683,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of USAC. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Exterran Partners in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $29,038,000. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its position in shares of Exterran Partners by 13.4% in the 1st quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 7,401,395 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $125,305,000 after buying an additional 871,877 shares in the last quarter. Riverstone Holdings LLC raised its position in shares of Exterran Partners by 0.6% in the 4th quarter. Riverstone Holdings LLC now owns 24,482,058 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $404,933,000 after buying an additional 154,524 shares in the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Exterran Partners in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $1,553,000. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in shares of Exterran Partners by 688.7% in the 1st quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 99,572 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,686,000 after buying an additional 86,947 shares in the last quarter. 92.68% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages have recently commented on USAC. Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of Exterran Partners from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, March 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Exterran Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $23.00 target price on shares of Exterran Partners and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. B. Riley set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Exterran Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Exterran Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.60.

Exterran Partners opened at $18.57 on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The company has a market cap of $1.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 116.06 and a beta of 1.19. Exterran Partners, L.P. has a 1 year low of $14.30 and a 1 year high of $19.33. The company has a quick ratio of 6.81, a current ratio of 7.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.59.

Exterran Partners (NYSE:USAC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The oil and gas company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $77.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $78.39 million. Exterran Partners had a negative net margin of 1.88% and a positive return on equity of 2.54%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.02 EPS. research analysts expect that Exterran Partners, L.P. will post -0.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 1st were given a dividend of $0.525 per share. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.31%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 30th. Exterran Partners’s dividend payout ratio is 1,312.50%.

Exterran Partners 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Exterran Partners (NYSE:USAC)

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