August 1, 2016 - 4:08 PM EDT
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Early Loss of 1.47% for Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) on August 1 Drags on Services Sector

Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) started the trading day on a down note, making it one of the worst performing stocks in the services sector of NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies shortly after the opening bell on August 1. Shares of GMLP have fallen 1.47% about 30 minutes into the session to $18.82 after closing the day prior at $19.1. It’s early, but the stock has traded as high as $19.25 and as low as $18.75 so far. Today's quick decline has come with about 48,133 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 318,792 for Golar LNG Partners LP. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $18.98 for GMLP. The share depreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $1.17 billion based upon 61.12 million shares outstanding. It also means that GMLP has a price-to-book ratio of 2.2:1. In the past 52 weeks, shares of GMLP have traded as low as $7.55 and as high as $21.76. Technical traders will take note that at $18.82, shares of GMLP are trading above their 200-day MA at $14.83 and above their 50-day MA at $18.02. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding below them is typically regarded as bearish. Who is GMLP? Golar LNG Partners LP owns & operates FSRUs and LNG carriers under long-term time charters. The Company operates in three lines of business: LNG Transportation, Floating Storage & Regasification Unit and Floating Liquefaction. The company’s 575 employees are led by CEO Graham Robjohns from the corporate headquarters at 2nd Floor, South East Pearman Building in Hamilton, . For more information on GMLP and other companies trading on the major exchanges, as well as the over the counter markets, or to be considered for contributing content for our distribution network, visit today. All data provided by QuoteMedia, with stock data accurate as of 9:30 AM ET. is not responsible for inaccuracies in third-party supplied information. About is a leading publisher of market and investment news, commentary, proprietary research and videos from seasoned journalists, analysts and contributors covering the financial markets and global economies. Leveraging our extensive distribution network and social media presence, we have cultivated a valuable audience of engaged market enthusiasts, which in turn delivers a variety of unique opportunities for industry partnerships, corporate communications, market exposure and investment. A complete disclaimer can be viewed here.

Source: Financial Press News (August 1, 2016 - 4:08 PM EDT)

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