Michael Fitzsimmons
Oil & gas, dividend investing, research analyst

Natural Gas Services Group: A Solid Compressor Rental Business And Positive Catalysts For 2H 2014

Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS) leases, sells, and services compressors used in the production of natural gas. The company is headquartered in Midland, TX - the heart of the Permian Basin - and is focused primarily on domestic unconventional natural gas production from gas shales, tight gas, and coalbed methane. The company also designs and manufactures industrial flare and ignition systems. The stock has had a nice run over the past year (+34%) but it's down 15% from recent highs and has apparently stalled after lackluster Q1 results. However, it may be the pause that refreshes. NGS could take another leg up in the second half of the year.

The Business

NGS operates three business segments: Gas Compressor...

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