Exterran Corp (NYSE:EXTN)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $20.72 and last traded at $20.77, with a volume of 259140 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $21.76.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Exterran from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 9th. ValuEngine lowered Exterran from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 4th.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 1.37 and a quick ratio of 1.02. The company has a market cap of $750.90 million, a PE ratio of -55.13 and a beta of 1.39.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 5th. The energy company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.04). Exterran had a net margin of 1.28% and a return on equity of 2.01%. The company had revenue of $334.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $358.60 million. On average, analysts expect that Exterran Corp will post 0.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Exterran news, major shareholder Chai Trust Co Llc purchased 648,776 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $23.39 per share, for a total transaction of $15,174,870.64. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Andrew James Way sold 34,517 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.49, for a total value of $879,838.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders acquired 859,259 shares of company stock worth $19,879,836 in the last quarter. 2.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Bank of Montreal Can grew its stake in shares of Exterran by 21.3% during the third quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 104,432 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,771,000 after acquiring an additional 18,356 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Exterran by 5.3% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,885,496 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $122,333,000 after acquiring an additional 244,903 shares during the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of Exterran during the third quarter worth about $4,288,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Exterran by 2.5% during the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 252,704 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $6,747,000 after acquiring an additional 6,184 shares during the last quarter. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. grew its stake in shares of Exterran by 11.9% during the second quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 30,739 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $770,000 after acquiring an additional 3,262 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.81% of the company’s stock.

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Exterran Company Profile (NYSE:EXTN)

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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