Head-To-Head Contrast: Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) versus Its Rivals

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE: ANW) is one of 44 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Aegean Marine Petroleum Network to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Aegean Marine Petroleum Network and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network 0 0 3 0 3.00
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Competitors 379 1851 2460 112 2.48

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network currently has a consensus price target of $7.67, suggesting a potential upside of 82.54%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 4.54%. Given Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Aegean Marine Petroleum Network is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.9% of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Aegean Marine Petroleum Network and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network 0.56% 7.97% 2.95%
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Competitors -1.47% 2.22% 1.42%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Aegean Marine Petroleum Network and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network $4.08 billion $51.87 million 6.00
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Competitors $40.28 billion $687.43 million 254.22

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Aegean Marine Petroleum Network. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network pays out 11.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.0% and pay out 405.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has a beta of 2.17, suggesting that its share price is 117% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aegean Marine Petroleum Network’s rivals have a beta of 1.35, suggesting that their average share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network beats its rivals on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

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. The Company owns and operates a fleet of approximately 50 bunkering vessels. The Company operates over 10 land-based storage facilities. The Company operates a vessel as a floating storage facility with a cargo carrying capacity of approximately 19,900 deadweight tonnage (dwt). The Company provides fueling services to various types of ocean-going and various types of coastal vessels, such as oil tankers, container ships, drybulk carriers, cruise ships, reefers, liquefied natural gas (LNG)/liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers, car carriers and ferries.

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