Caption Management LLC Buys New Position in Archrock, Inc. (NYSE:AROC)

Caption Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Archrock, Inc. (NYSE:AROCGet Rating) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 65,823 shares of the energy company’s stock, valued at approximately $544,000.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of AROC. First Bank & Trust boosted its stake in Archrock by 32.6% during the second quarter. First Bank & Trust now owns 5,486 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $45,000 after buying an additional 1,350 shares in the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Archrock in the 1st quarter valued at $76,000. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Archrock in the 2nd quarter valued at $81,000. Kercheville Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Archrock in the 2nd quarter valued at $83,000. Finally, Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Archrock in the 2nd quarter valued at $85,000. Institutional investors own 82.96% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com assumed coverage on Archrock in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company.

Archrock Trading Down 0.6 %

NYSE:AROC opened at $8.35 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72. Archrock, Inc. has a 1-year low of $6.28 and a 1-year high of $10.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.12 and a beta of 1.77. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $7.85 and a 200 day simple moving average of $8.03.

Archrock Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 8th were given a dividend of $0.145 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 7th. This represents a $0.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.95%. Archrock’s payout ratio is presently 223.08%.

About Archrock

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Archrock, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy infrastructure company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Contract Operations and Aftermarket Services. The company engages in the designing, sourcing, owning, installing, operating, servicing, repairing, and maintaining its owned fleet of natural gas compression equipment to provide natural gas compression services to customers in the oil and natural gas industry.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Archrock (NYSE:AROC)

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