Acacia Communications (ACIA) Received Loop Capital’s Coverage; Western Gas Partners LP (WES) Sentiment Is 1.52

Western Gas Partners, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream energy assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas. The company has market cap of $8.13 billion. It is involved in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. It has a 41.72 P/E ratio. Western Gas Holdings, LLC serves as the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP.

Among 12 analysts covering Acacia Communi… (ACIA), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Acacia Communi… has $125.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $61.78’s average target is 79.91% above currents $34.34 stock price. Acacia Communi… had 28 analyst reports since June 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America initiated Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) on Tuesday, June 7 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, June 7 report. The stock of Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Northland Capital. William Blair maintained the shares of ACIA in report on Friday, July 14 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, June 7 by Needham. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 7 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Needham. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 15 by Northland Capital. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report.

C V Starr & Co Inc holds 11.94% of its portfolio in Western Gas Partners, LP for 50,000 shares. Rr Advisors Llc owns 1.52 million shares or 10.58% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Lp has 5.98% invested in the company for 9.11 million shares. The Texas-based Center Coast Capital Advisors Lp has invested 5.16% in the stock. Heronetta Management L.P., a New York-based fund reported 163,600 shares.

The stock decreased 2.02% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $52.36. About 456,074 shares traded. Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) has risen 10.32% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500.

Analysts await Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.46 EPS, up 31.43% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.35 per share. WES’s profit will be $71.38 million for 28.46 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Western Gas Partners, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.05% EPS growth.

Acacia Communications, Inc. develops, makes, and sells high-speed coherent optical interconnect products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. The company has market cap of $1.35 billion. The Company’s products include a series of low-power coherent digital signal processors application-specific integrated circuits and silicon photonic integrated circuits integrated into families of optical interconnect modules with transmission speeds ranging from 100 to 400 gigabits per second for use in long-haul, metro, and inter-data center markets. It has a 12.78 P/E ratio. The firm sells its products through a direct sales force to network equipment manufacturers.