Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Forms $70.20 Double Top; USA Compression Partners LP (USAC) Sentiment Is 0.77

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) formed double top with $76.52 target or 9.00% above today’s $70.20 share price. Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) has $357.42M valuation. The stock decreased 4.96% or $3.66 during the last trading session, reaching $70.2. About 18,226 shares traded or 49.84% up from the average. Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) has risen 22.89% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

USA Compression Partners, LP provides natural gas compression services under term contracts with clients in the gas and oil industry in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.17 billion. It engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units and maintains related support inventory and equipment. It has a 128.82 P/E ratio. The firm provides compression services in various shale plays, including the Utica, Marcellus, Permian Basin, Eagle Ford, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, Woodford, Barnett, Haynesville, Niobrara, and Fayetteville shales.

Carlyle Group L.P. holds 26.44% of its portfolio in USA Compression Partners, LP for 24.93 million shares. Riverstone Holdings Llc owns 24.33 million shares or 14.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bard Associates Inc has 1.81% invested in the company for 232,857 shares. The New York-based Spirit Of America Management Corp Ny has invested 1.5% in the stock. Lucas Capital Management, a New Jersey-based fund reported 72,179 shares.

Analysts await USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) to report earnings on February, 12. They expect $0.11 EPS, up 57.14% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.07 per share. USAC’s profit will be $6.93M for 42.16 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual EPS reported by USA Compression Partners, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 57.14% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of USA Compression Partners’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating USA Compression Partners, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $20.0 while the high is $21.0. The stock’s average target of $20.50 is 10.51% above today’s ($18.55) share price. USAC was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, September 9. The stock of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Tuesday, February 14 by RBC Capital Markets.

The stock increased 3.66% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $18.55. About 343,550 shares traded or 168.70% up from the average. USA Compression Partners, LP (USAC) has risen 15.40% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.30% the S&P500.