Headlines about Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.4051148320101 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- EX-Dividend Schedule: Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Has a Dividend Yield of 1.60%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on March 20, 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Should Income Investors Buy Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc (NYSE:ANW) Before Its Ex-Dividend? (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Aegean Marine to contest court ruling blocking HEC deal (finance.yahoo.com)
- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (ANW) stock moves -46.67% – Monthly Low Performance – The Stocks News (press release) (thestocksnews.com)
- What does Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc’s (NYSE:ANW) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future? (finance.yahoo.com)
ANW has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th. TheStreet cut shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Finally, Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research report on Monday, December 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.33.
Shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network stock remained flat at $$2.40 during trading hours on Monday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 480,297 shares, compared to its average volume of 538,881. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has a 1-year low of $2.15 and a 1-year high of $13.00. The company has a market cap of $97.54, a PE ratio of -3.29 and a beta of 2.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.56.
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 7th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.48) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.06) by ($0.42). Aegean Marine Petroleum Network had a negative net margin of 0.52% and a negative return on equity of 1.72%. The firm had revenue of $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.42 billion. equities research analysts anticipate that Aegean Marine Petroleum Network will post 0.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 21st will be given a $0.01 dividend. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 20th. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s payout ratio is -10.96%.
In other news, major shareholder Shah Capital Opportunity Fund acquired 6,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 29th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $4.25 per share, for a total transaction of $26,350.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder & Co Towle acquired 49,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.66 per share, for a total transaction of $228,340.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 251,631 shares of company stock worth $1,173,028 in the last 90 days.
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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