Media coverage about Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.5731060416921 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE ANW) opened at 4.80 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $4.86 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.90. The firm has a market cap of $195.04 million, a PE ratio of 6.96 and a beta of 2.21. 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 issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The oil and gas company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 for the quarter was up 45.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.32 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Aegean Marine Petroleum Network will post $0.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 22nd. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.67%. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 11.43%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on ANW shares. Clarkson Capital upgraded Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Zacks Investment Research cut Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. ValuEngine cut Aegean Marine Petroleum Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $8.75.

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About Aegean Marine Petroleum Network

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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