USA Compression Partners, LP ( USAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased USAC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.08% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.05, the dividend yield is 7.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of USAC was $27.05, representing a -5.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.73 and a 32.79% increase over the 52 week low of $20.37.
USAC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). USAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.32. Zacks Investment Research reports USAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 66.41%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.
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