Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW) traded up 4.6% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $5.47 and last traded at $5.45, with a volume of 977,788 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.21.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, March 18th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target (down from $15.00) on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.31.

The stock has a market capitalization of $275.20 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.67. The company’s 50-day moving average is $6.12 and its 200 day moving average is $7.01.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 24th. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $752.93 million for the quarter. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 25.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. will post $0.98 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 7th were paid a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aegean Marine Petroleum Network stock. Systematic Financial Management LP boosted its stake in shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW) by 6.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 154,310 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,530 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP owned 0.31% of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network worth $1,290,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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 the fuels from its bunkering vessels to a range of end users.

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