Exterran stock: buy or sell?
February 21st, 2020
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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%).
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%).
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 targetPredicting 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 ShareExterran disappointed analysts when it reported an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.14 when the market consensus was $0.09.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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.
|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 M||18.08%||$34 M2.8%||-114.86%|
|2018||$1,361 M||11.98%||$25 M1.8%||-26.64%|
Quarterly financial resultsExterran 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.
|2017-Q2||$331 M||-||$3 M1.0%||-|
|2017-Q3||$327 M||-1.06%||$3 M1.0%||-3.37%|
|2017-Q4||$338 M||3.24%||$7 M2.0%||98.69%|
|2018-Q1||$350 M||3.76%||$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||$351 M||5.81%||$-5 M-1.5%||-138.33%|
Exterran ownershipWhen 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 shares||33.5 M|
|Float shares||27.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||92.9%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||3.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 21st, 2020|
|Day range||$6.02 - $6.40|
|Average true range||$0.57|
|50d mov avg||$6.57|
|100d mov avg||$8.25|
|200d mov avg||$10.43|
Exterran performancePerformance 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.