ValuEngine upgraded shares of Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Sunday.

EXTN has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub cut Exterran from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. TheStreet upgraded Exterran from a d+ rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $30.00.

Shares of Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) opened at $31.44 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,125.18, a PE ratio of -1,572.00 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.39. Exterran has a 1-year low of $22.89 and a 1-year high of $34.05.

Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The energy company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.06. Exterran had a negative return on equity of 2.82% and a net margin of 0.04%. The firm had revenue of $327.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $324.70 million. sell-side analysts anticipate that Exterran will post -0.03 earnings per share for the current year.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Numeric Investors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Exterran by 4,133.9% during the second quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 584,285 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $15,600,000 after buying an additional 570,485 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in Exterran by 255.3% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 236,382 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $6,311,000 after purchasing an additional 169,860 shares in the last quarter. AJO LP grew its stake in Exterran by 683.5% in the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 185,766 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $4,960,000 after purchasing an additional 162,055 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of Exterran by 18.4% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 985,167 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $31,142,000 after buying an additional 153,195 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Exterran by 103.0% during the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 276,563 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $7,384,000 after purchasing an additional 140,347 shares during the last quarter. 88.61% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Exterran

Exterran Corporation provides compression, production and processing products and services that support the production and transportation of oil and natural gas around the world. The Company operates through three segments: contract operations, aftermarket services, and oil and gas product sales. The contract operations segment provides natural gas compression services, production and processing equipment services, and maintenance services to meet specific customer requirements on assets owned by it.

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