Media stories about Andeavor (NYSE:ANDV) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Andeavor earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.1709066841144 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Andeavor expands footprint in Mexico’s growing fuels market – San Antonio Business Journal (bizjournals.com)
- Pre-Market Technical Scan on Basic Materials Equities — Frank’s, Andeavor, Calumet Specialty Products Partners, and … – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- Did Andeavor’s Refining Margin Contract in 4Q17? – Market Realist (marketrealist.com)
- JPMorgan Chase & Co. Lowers Andeavor (ANDV) Price Target to $130.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Expect Andeavor (ANDV) Will Post Earnings of $1.57 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
Andeavor (NYSE ANDV) traded down $1.63 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $92.55. 1,400,118 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,650,000. Andeavor has a 12-month low of $75.11 and a 12-month high of $121.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 1.38. The company has a market cap of $14,440.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.92 and a beta of 1.39.
A number of analysts have commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a $130.00 price target (down previously from $138.00) on shares of Andeavor in a research note on Tuesday. Citigroup upgraded shares of Andeavor from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $132.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Andeavor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $133.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $153.00 price target on shares of Andeavor in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Barclays restated a “buy” rating and set a $162.00 price target on shares of Andeavor in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $126.72.
In related news, Director Paul L. Foster sold 54,400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.99, for a total transaction of $6,255,456.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,413,468 shares in the company, valued at $162,534,685.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Jeff A. Stevens sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.24, for a total transaction of $2,781,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,529,174 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $170,105,315.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 298,088 shares of company stock valued at $34,122,422. Company insiders own 0.86% of the company’s stock.
Andeavor Company Profile
Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corporation, is an independent petroleum refining, logistics and marketing company. he Company operates through three segments. The Refining operating segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline and gasoline blendstocks, jet fuel and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas and petroleum coke for sale in bulk markets to a range of customers within its markets.
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