Media headlines about Andeavor Logistics (NYSE:ANDX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Andeavor Logistics earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.7610404518742 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Andeavor Logistics (ANDX) traded up $0.81 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $53.64. 1,022,900 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 613,022. The firm has a market cap of $11,590.00, a P/E ratio of 22.54, a P/E/G ratio of 3.22 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.15, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.01. Andeavor Logistics has a fifty-two week low of $42.18 and a fifty-two week high of $60.14.

Andeavor Logistics (NYSE:ANDX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The oil and gas company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.22. The business had revenue of $444.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $414.69 million. Andeavor Logistics had a net margin of 23.50% and a return on equity of 22.48%. The business’s revenue was up 44.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.46 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Andeavor Logistics will post 2.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Andeavor Logistics in a report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Andeavor Logistics in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $48.00 price objective for the company. Scotiabank set a $59.00 price objective on shares of Andeavor Logistics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Andeavor Logistics from $41.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $50.00 price target on shares of Andeavor Logistics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $53.50.

In related news, Director Jeff A. Stevens acquired 1,144 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $46.75 per share, with a total value of $53,482.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $104,205.75. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Steven Sterin acquired 1,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $45.53 per share, with a total value of $63,742.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 9,714 shares in the company, valued at approximately $442,278.42. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 0.15% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Andeavor Logistics

Andeavor Logistics LP, formerly Tesoro Logistics LP, is a full-service logistics company operating in the western and mid-continent regions of the United States. The Company operates through three segments. Its Gathering segment consists of crude oil, natural gas and produced water gathering systems in the Bakken Region and Rockies Region.

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