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USA Compression Partners

Market Cap

US$1.5b

Last Updated

2021/09/20 22:40 UTC

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Executive Summary

USA Compression Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, provides compression services under fixed-term contracts to oil companies and independent producers, processors, gatherers, and transporters of natural gas and crude oil. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has USA Compression Partners's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: USAC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: USAC's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.5%

USAC

-5.0%

US Energy Services

-2.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

39.9%

USAC

56.9%

US Energy Services

33.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: USAC underperformed the US Energy Services industry which returned 56.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USAC exceeded the US Market which returned 33% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

USACIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.5%-5.0%-2.5%
30 Day4.1%7.0%-0.9%
90 Day-8.5%-16.7%0.8%
1 Year61.7%39.9%61.6%56.9%35.0%33.0%
3 Year41.7%-8.3%-51.0%-55.2%57.6%47.9%
5 Yearn/a-51.7%-60.1%120.8%96.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is USA Compression Partners's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is USA Compression Partners undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

23.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: USAC ($15.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($19.66)

Significantly Below Fair Value: USAC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USAC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Energy Services industry average.

PE vs Market: USAC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate USAC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: USAC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (1x).


Future Growth

How is USA Compression Partners forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

116.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: USAC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: USAC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: USAC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: USAC's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: USAC's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if USAC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has USA Compression Partners performed over the past 5 years?

-23.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USAC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: USAC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USAC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare USAC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: USAC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (-49.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: USAC has a negative Return on Equity (1.17%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is USA Compression Partners's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USAC's short term assets ($198.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($183.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: USAC's short term assets ($198.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USAC's debt to equity ratio (278.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if USAC's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable USAC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: USAC is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 57% per year.


Dividend

What is USA Compression Partners's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

13.91%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: USAC's dividend (13.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).

High Dividend: USAC's dividend (13.91%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.65%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, USAC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: USAC has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: USAC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


CEO

USA Compression Partners has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

USA Compression Partners, LP's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: USA Compression Partners, LP
  • Ticker: USAC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$1.509b
  • Shares outstanding: 97.07m
  • Website: https://usacompression.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • USA Compression Partners, LP
  • 111 Congress Avenue
  • Suite 2400
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • 78701
  • United States

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Biography

USA Compression Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, provides compression services under fixed-term contracts to oil companies and independent producers, processors, gatherers, and transporters of...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/20 22:40
End of Day Share Price2021/09/20 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.