Andeavor (NYSE:ANDV) Director Paul L. Foster sold 5,880 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.82, for a total transaction of $916,221.60. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,270,217 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $197,925,212.94. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of ANDV traded down $0.80 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $152.99. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 23,261 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,143,532. The company has a quick ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. Andeavor has a 52-week low of $89.58 and a 52-week high of $156.99. The company has a market capitalization of $23.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.51, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.30.

Andeavor (NYSE:ANDV) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 6th. The oil and gas company reported $3.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.96 by $0.58. Andeavor had a net margin of 4.91% and a return on equity of 8.52%. The business had revenue of $12.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.36 billion. sell-side analysts expect that Andeavor will post 8.8 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th. This represents a $2.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.54%. Andeavor’s payout ratio is presently 36.48%.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on ANDV shares. Tudor Pickering downgraded shares of Andeavor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 18th. US Capital Advisors downgraded shares of Andeavor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 29th. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Andeavor from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $145.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, May 8th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $145.00 target price (up previously from $142.00) on shares of Andeavor in a research note on Friday, May 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Andeavor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 12th. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $134.09.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ANDV. Alpine Associates Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Andeavor in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $154,009,000. Natixis lifted its holdings in shares of Andeavor by 9,275.8% in the 2nd quarter. Natixis now owns 772,003 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $101,271,000 after acquiring an additional 763,769 shares during the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA bought a new stake in shares of Andeavor in the 1st quarter worth approximately $69,747,000. Ceredex Value Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Andeavor in the 1st quarter worth approximately $60,791,000. Finally, FIL Ltd lifted its holdings in shares of Andeavor by 48.7% in the 1st quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 1,653,124 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $166,238,000 after acquiring an additional 541,461 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 77.69% of the company’s stock.

Andeavor Company Profile

Andeavor, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Marketing, Logistics, and Refining. The Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail, branded, and unbranded channels.

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