Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning.

According to Zacks, “Exterran Corporation is involved in compression, production and processing products and services of the oil and natural gas industry. The company’s product lines include natural gas compression, process & treating and production equipment and water treatment solutions. Exterran Corporation is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “

EXTN has been the subject of several other research reports. AltaCorp Capital reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Exterran in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Exterran from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, June 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $30.00.

EXTN opened at $25.55 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $932.39 million, a PE ratio of -65.51 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 0.93. Exterran has a twelve month low of $24.52 and a twelve month high of $33.69.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, August 6th. The energy company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.06). The business had revenue of $343.47 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $326.75 million. Exterran had a return on equity of 1.70% and a net margin of 1.14%. equities research analysts anticipate that Exterran will post 0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in Exterran during the second quarter valued at approximately $452,000. Cannell Capital LLC grew its stake in Exterran by 48.9% during the second quarter. Cannell Capital LLC now owns 498,929 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $12,493,000 after acquiring an additional 163,896 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. grew its stake in Exterran by 11.9% during the second quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 30,739 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $770,000 after acquiring an additional 3,262 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Exterran by 74.9% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 181,000 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $4,532,000 after acquiring an additional 77,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Exterran by 7.1% during the second quarter. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC now owns 40,031 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $1,002,000 after acquiring an additional 2,666 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.44% of the company’s stock.

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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