Zacks: Exterran Corp (NYSE:EXTN) Receives Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Exterran Corp (NYSE:EXTN) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus target price of $30.25 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.02) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Exterran an industry rank of 164 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Several brokerages have recently commented on EXTN. ValuEngine raised Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised HB Fuller from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 3rd.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EXTN. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund bought a new position in shares of Exterran in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $212,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Exterran by 61.3% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,699 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $31,000 after acquiring an additional 646 shares in the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund grew its holdings in shares of Exterran by 4.1% in the fourth quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 20,583 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $364,000 after acquiring an additional 808 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Exterran by 6.0% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 332,334 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $5,882,000 after purchasing an additional 18,671 shares during the period. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its holdings in Exterran by 0.6% during the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 255,372 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $4,520,000 after purchasing an additional 1,588 shares during the period. 87.66% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Exterran stock traded up $0.25 on Monday, hitting $12.16. The company had a trading volume of 157,316 shares, compared to its average volume of 138,860. The firm has a market capitalization of $432.65 million, a PE ratio of 64.00 and a beta of 1.06. Exterran has a 1 year low of $11.60 and a 1 year high of $29.31. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $13.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 1.24 and a quick ratio of 0.88.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The energy company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.22). The company had revenue of $351.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $360.40 million. Exterran had a negative return on equity of 0.84% and a negative net margin of 0.38%. As a group, analysts anticipate that Exterran will post -0.19 EPS for the current year.

Exterran Company Profile

Exterran Corporation, a systems and process company, provides various solutions in the oil, gas, water, and power markets worldwide. The company operates through three segments: contract Operations, Aftermarket Services, and Product Sales. It offers compression, processing, and treating services through the operation of natural gas compression equipment, and crude oil and natural gas production and process equipment; and water treatment and power solutions.

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