Insider Deal: James Hazlett Unloaded 102 Shares of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NGS); Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Natural Gas Services Group Inc’s VP — Technical Services, James Hazlett, made a sale of 102 shares of stock in the public firm. The average cost for each share was $28.9, for total trade sum of $2,948 U.S Dollars. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he unloaded additional 9,649 shares of the company, worth $279,622 USD. James Hazlett today has 45,282 shares which are roughly 0.35% of the Texas-Company’s market capitalization. The deal was dated January 29, 2018 and was disclosed in a 4F filing filed with the D.C. based-SEC. The 4F filing is accessible for free here.

Among 7 analysts covering Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Inter Pipeline Ltd. had 36 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Scotia Capital. The stock of Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by TD Securities. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital given on Friday, February 17. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 18. As per Monday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, November 10. Raymond James maintained Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL) on Friday, February 17 with “Market Perform” rating. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $29 target in Tuesday, December 13 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by National Bank Canada. See Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL) latest ratings:

10/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform New Target: $28.00 Maintain
17/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Old Target: $29.00 New Target: $27.00 Target Down
17/08/2017 Broker: National Bank Canada Rating: Sector Perform Old Target: $32.00 New Target: $31.00 Target Down

The stock decreased 1.16% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $24.8. About 444,997 shares traded. Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL) has 0.00% since January 29, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Inter Pipeline Ltd. engages in the petroleum transportation, natural gas liquids processing, and bulk liquid storage businesses in Canada and Europe. The company has market cap of $9.42 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Oil Sands Transportation, Conventional Oil Pipelines, Natural Gas Liquids Processing, and Bulk Liquid Storage. It has a 18 P/E ratio. The Oil Sands Transportation segment transports petroleum products, such as bitumen blend and diluent through Cold Lake, Corridor, and Polaris pipeline systems covering approximately 3,300 kilometers of pipeline and 3.8 million barrels of storage capacity.

Analysts await Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $0.07 EPS, down 22.22% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.09 per share. NGS’s profit will be $905,883 for 101.96 P/E if the $0.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual EPS reported by Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Natural Gas Services Group has $32 highest and $27 lowest target. $30.33’s average target is 6.23% above currents $28.55 stock price. Natural Gas Services Group had 6 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Lake Street given on Friday, August 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Sidoti. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy”. As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was downgraded by Sidoti. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Monday, August 10.

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. provides small to medium horsepower compression equipment to the natural gas industry in the United States. The company has market cap of $369.47 million. The firm rents small to medium horsepower compression equipment to non-conventional gas and oil production businesses, which include coal bed methane, gas shale, tight gas, and oil shales. It has a 158.61 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 2,530 natural gas compressors in its rental fleet totaling 362,408 horsepower.

Since September 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $1.26 million activity. $408,056 worth of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) was sold by Taylor Stephen Charles on Tuesday, December 19. Shares for $151,380 were sold by Lawrence G Larry. Hazlett James R also sold $54,721 worth of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) on Monday, January 22.

The stock decreased 1.89% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $28.55. About 6,747 shares traded. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) has risen 21.42% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 10 investors sold Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. shares while 25 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 11.56 million shares or 0.84% more from 11.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parkside Fincl Bank & Trust invested in 1,450 shares. Moreover, Wellington Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS). Oslo Asset Mgmt As holds 7.42% or 633,932 shares. California Employees Retirement System accumulated 0% or 29,400 shares. Monarch Prtn Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) for 67,440 shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 9,464 shares stake. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt Inc stated it has 93,106 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life The accumulated 11,113 shares or 0% of the stock. Howe And Rusling reported 200 shares stake. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) for 35,742 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS). Minnesota-based White Pine Limited Liability has invested 0% in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS). Pacific Invest invested in 0.37% or 57,600 shares. Swiss Bank has 0% invested in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) for 21,600 shares. Btim Corporation reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS).