News stories about Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Exterran earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the energy company an impact score of 45.6604920480734 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of NYSE:EXTN traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $26.69. 151,283 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 163,957. Exterran has a twelve month low of $23.29 and a twelve month high of $33.69. The firm has a market cap of $964.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.70 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66.
Exterran (NYSE:EXTN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 26th. The energy company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.14). Exterran had a return on equity of 0.26% and a net margin of 2.65%. The business had revenue of $337.69 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $361.50 million. research analysts predict that Exterran will post 0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, SVP Girish Saligram sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.31, for a total transaction of $242,325.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director William M. Goodyear acquired 2,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $27.56 per share, with a total value of $57,876.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.20% of the company’s stock.
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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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