Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.22

Headlines about Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.8095825466607 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $4.45. 57,805 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 240,472. The company has a market capitalization of $180.85, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.41 and a beta of 1.90. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has a fifty-two week low of $3.20 and a fifty-two week high of $13.00.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.20). The firm had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.31 billion. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network had a return on equity of 4.26% and a net margin of 0.28%. The firm’s revenue was up 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.36 EPS. research analysts expect that Aegean Marine Petroleum Network will post 0.01 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.00.

In other news, major shareholder August Roth purchased 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $4.58 per share, for a total transaction of $229,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Justin Moore purchased 84,411 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $4.68 per share, with a total value of $395,043.48. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 251,631 shares of company stock valued at $1,173,028 in the last 90 days.

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Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Company Profile

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc is an international marine fuel logistics company. The Company markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to vessels in port, at sea and on rivers. As a physical supplier, the Company procures marine fuel from refineries, oil producers and other sources, and resells and delivers these fuels from its bunkering vessels to a range of end users.

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