USA Compression Receives a New Rating from Top Analyst

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Elvira Scotto from RBC Capital reiterated a Hold rating on USA Compression (NYSE: USAC), with a price target of $20. The company’s shares opened today at $16.42.

According to, Scotto is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 23.6% and a 76.2% success rate. Scotto covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as American Midstreampartners Lp, Energy Transfer Partners LP, and Sanchez Production Partners.

USA Compression has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $20.

USA Compression’s market cap is currently $1B and has a P/E ratio of 202.47. The company has a book value ratio of 1.4377.

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USA Compression Partners LP provides compression services in the U.S. in terms of total compression fleet horsepower. It provide compression services to there customers primarily in connection with infrastructure applications, including both allowing for the processing and transportation of natural gas through the domestic pipeline system and enhancing crude oil production through artificial lift processes. The company’s compression services play a role in the production, processing and transportation of both natural gas and crude oil. USA Compression Partners was founded by Eric Dee Long on July 10, 1998 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.