Exterran stock: buy or sell?

EXTN stock price: $6.27 -0.32% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020


Exterran shares remained steady -0.32% to $6.27 today. On Feb/14 EXTN rocketed a super good 13.34%. On Feb/12 EXTN plummed a frightening -8.26%. Friday was the 3rd red session in a row, sliding in full a -5.02%.

Exterran Corporation engages in the compression, production, and processing of various products and services for the production and transportation of oil and natural gas worldwide.

Should I buy Exterran stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Exterran stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Exterran stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for EXTN stock for the last 30 days.

Exterran stock analysis

Daily outlook

Exterran shares remained constant -0.32% to $6.27 today.

Exterran shares remained steady -0.32% to $6.27 today. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on November, EXTN fell $-7.22 per share (-53.52%).

EXTN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an amazing 20.09% in a week last week, Exterran closed this week at $6.27 and depreciated a disappointing -1.57%. Early February EXTN plunged a bloodcurdling -6.09% in just one week.

Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down early November, EXTN fell $-6.74 per share (-51.81%).

EXTN stock chart (weekly)

Exterran stock price history

Exterran stock went public on October 27th, 2015 with a price of $19.021. Since then, EXTN stock sliced a -67.00%, with a yearly average of -16.80%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Exterran stock historical price chart

EXTN stock reached 52-week highs at $18.82, and all-time highs 2017-02-14 with a price of 34.05.

Exterran stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not detected any price forecast for Exterran stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Exterran disappointed analysts when it reported an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.14 when the market consensus was $0.09.
EXTN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Exterran annual sales skyrocketed a cool 11.98% to $1,360.86 million dollars from $1,215.29 marked in 2017. Nevertheless, its profit margin (compared to revenues) stayed constant to 1.83%, that is $24.85 million.

EXTN annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$2,420 M-$87 M3.6%-
2014$2,173 M-10.22%$153 M7.0%75.91%
2015$1,870 M-13.94%$46 M2.5%-69.70%
2016$1,029 M-44.96%$-227.94 M-22.1%-593.25%
2017$1,215 M18.08%$34 M2.8%-114.86%
2018$1,361 M11.98%$25 M1.8%-26.64%

Quarterly financial results

Exterran posted $332.15 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -0.81% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $14.07 M with a profit margin of 4.24%. Profit margin appreciated a 2.63% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.60%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Exterran sales marked an unpleasant slide and depreciated a -1.64%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Exterran posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
EXTN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$331 M-$3 M1.0%-
2017-Q3$327 M-1.06%$3 M1.0%-3.37%
2017-Q4$338 M3.24%$7 M2.0%98.69%
2018-Q1$350 M3.76%$5 M1.5%-19.89%
2018-Q2$343 M-1.97%$0 M0.0%-98.59%
2018-Q3$335 M-2.51%$5 M1.6%7,058.67%
2018-Q4$332 M-0.81%$14 M4.2%162.12%
2019-Q1$351 M5.81%$-5 M-1.5%-138.33%

Exterran ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

Exterran shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.09% of all shares.

Bearish positions for EXTN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$210.0 M
Total shares33.5 M
Float shares27.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)92.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Exterran summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Day range$6.02 - $6.40
Previous close$6.29
Session gain-0.32%
Average true range$0.57
50d mov avg$6.57
100d mov avg$8.25
200d mov avg$10.43
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb06a

Exterran performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Exterran stock.

Exterran competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Exterran competitor. This doesn't mean Exterran does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.