Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) VP James R. Hazlett sold 6,410 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.98, for a total value of $185,761.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 48,109 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,394,198.82. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE NGS) opened at $28.65 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $375.30, a PE ratio of 159.17 and a beta of 1.28. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. has a 52-week low of $22.40 and a 52-week high of $31.30.

Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The oil and gas company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $15.91 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $18.05 million. Natural Gas Services Group had a return on equity of 0.98% and a net margin of 3.41%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.12 EPS. analysts expect that Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. will post 0.16 earnings per share for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Natural Gas Services Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. increased its position in Natural Gas Services Group by 9.8% during the 4th quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. now owns 200,222 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $5,245,000 after purchasing an additional 17,874 shares in the last quarter. Algert Global LLC increased its position in Natural Gas Services Group by 10.4% during the 3rd quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 77,397 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $2,198,000 after purchasing an additional 7,266 shares in the last quarter. Spitfire Capital LLC increased its position in Natural Gas Services Group by 6.2% during the 3rd quarter. Spitfire Capital LLC now owns 394,497 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $11,204,000 after purchasing an additional 23,096 shares in the last quarter. RK Capital Management LLC increased its position in Natural Gas Services Group by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter. RK Capital Management LLC now owns 276,110 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $7,842,000 after purchasing an additional 5,556 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Natural Gas Services Group by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 93,106 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $2,645,000 after purchasing an additional 3,221 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.24% of the company’s stock.

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Natural Gas Services Group Company Profile

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc is a provider of small to medium horsepower compression equipment to the natural gas industry. The Company focuses primarily on the non-conventional natural gas and oil production business in the United States, such as coal bed methane, gas shale, tight gas and oil shales.

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