Media stories about Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.3450631267032 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) opened at 4.30 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $174.72 million, a P/E ratio of 6.23 and a beta of 2.21. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $4.79 and a 200-day moving average of $7.69. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has a 52 week low of $4.20 and a 52 week high of $13.10.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The oil and gas company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.29 billion. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network had a net margin of 0.56% and a return on equity of 7.97%. The company’s revenue was up 45.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Aegean Marine Petroleum Network will post $0.46 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a $0.02 dividend. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 22nd. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 11.43%.

ANW has been the topic of a number of research reports. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their target price for the company from $18.00 to $9.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Clarkson Capital downgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the company from $16.00 to $8.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $8.75.

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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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