Media coverage about Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:ANDV) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tesoro Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.608022631855 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $100.00 target price on shares of Tesoro Corporation in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Citigroup Inc. increased their target price on Tesoro Corporation from $104.00 to $109.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Tesoro Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub lowered Tesoro Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $99.00 target price on Tesoro Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $109.00.

Tesoro Corporation (NYSE ANDV) traded up 0.18% on Friday, hitting $104.00. The company had a trading volume of 845,764 shares. Tesoro Corporation has a one year low of $75.11 and a one year high of $104.76. The company has a market capitalization of $16.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.39 and a beta of 1.62. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $98.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $89.44.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were paid a dividend of $0.59 per share. This is an increase from Tesoro Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 29th. Tesoro Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 83.99%.

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Tesoro Corporation Company Profile

Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corporation, is an independent petroleum refining, logistics and marketing company. he Company operates through three segments. The Refining operating segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline and gasoline blendstocks, jet fuel and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas and petroleum coke for sale in bulk markets to a range of customers within its markets.

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