Analysts See $0.11 EPS for USA Compression Partners, LP (USAC); First Trust (FEO)’s Sentiment Is 1.43

April 26, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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First Trust (FEO) investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.18, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 10 investment managers opened new or increased equity positions, while 7 cut down and sold their stakes in First Trust. The investment managers in our database reported: 1.57 million shares, down from 1.64 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding First Trust in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 6 Increased: 6 New Position: 4.

Analysts expect USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) to report $0.11 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 450.00% from last quarter’s $0.02 EPS. USAC’s profit would be $10.41M giving it 42.56 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.07 EPS previously, USA Compression Partners, LP’s analysts see 57.14% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.125 during the last trading session, reaching $18.725. About 57,935 shares traded. USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has risen 2.63% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. USA Compression Partners LP had 30 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, May 12. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 6 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 17. The stock of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Tuesday, February 14 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Sunday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. B. Riley & Co maintained USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) on Tuesday, December 19 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 6 with “Outperform”.

USA Compression Partners, LP provides natural gas compression services under term contracts with clients in the gas and oil industry in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.77 billion. It engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units and maintains related support inventory and equipment. It has a 117.03 P/E ratio. The firm provides compression services in various shale plays, including the Utica, Marcellus, Permian Basin, Eagle Ford, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, Woodford, Barnett, Haynesville, Niobrara, and Fayetteville shales.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.32, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 5 investors sold USA Compression Partners, LP shares while 17 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 67.43 million shares or 2.90% more from 65.53 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hite Hedge Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 28,172 shares. Carlyle Ltd Partnership owns 25.09M shares. Invesco holds 0% or 55,751 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Co Mn holds 11,835 shares. Van Eck Associate Corp holds 191,044 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Huntington Natl Bank stated it has 0% in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Blackstone Group Limited Partnership has 2.28 million shares. Moreover, Virtu Financial Ltd has 0.02% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). 393,469 are owned by Tph Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% of its portfolio in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Moreover, Tower Rech Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has 0.01% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Lucas Capital owns 0.92% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) for 63,830 shares. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De invested in 94,067 shares or 0% of the stock. Albert D Mason Inc reported 0.36% stake. Barclays Public Limited Company owns 0% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) for 8,323 shares.

The stock increased 0.08% or $0.013 during the last trading session, reaching $15.563. About 6,082 shares traded. First Trust/Aberdeen Emerging Opportunity Fund (FEO) has risen 4.35% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.20% the S&P500.

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