News headlines about Western Refining (NYSE:WNR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Refining earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.7806347608343 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Western Refining (NYSE:WNR) traded down 0.06% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $36.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,018,870 shares. Western Refining has a 12-month low of $18.14 and a 12-month high of $40.09. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $35.15 and a 200 day moving average of $36.09.

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About Western Refining

Western Refining, Inc is an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. The Company operates through segments, including refining, Western Refining Logistics, LP (WNRL), retail and Other. As of December 31, 2016, the refining segment owned and operated three refineries that process crude oil and other feedstocks primarily into gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and asphalt.

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