News headlines about World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. World Fuel Services Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.3121628561533 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
INT has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of World Fuel Services Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of World Fuel Services Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th.
World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) opened at 34.61 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $2.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.67 and a beta of 0.94. World Fuel Services Corporation has a one year low of $32.28 and a one year high of $47.49. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $34.65 and its 200-day moving average is $36.23.
World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.06. World Fuel Services Corporation had a net margin of 0.34% and a return on equity of 5.60%. The business had revenue of $8.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.41 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.63 EPS. World Fuel Services Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that World Fuel Services Corporation will post $2.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, EVP Robert Alexander Lake sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total transaction of $52,500.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 42,302 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,480,570. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Carlos M. Velazquez sold 6,850 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.74, for a total transaction of $231,119.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,946 shares in the company, valued at approximately $571,758.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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About World Fuel Services Corporation
World Fuel Services Corporation is engaged in providing aviation, marine and land energy, logistics and technology solutions to customers and suppliers around the world. The Company operates through three segments: Aviation, Marine and Land. In its Aviation segment, the Company offers fuel and related products and services.
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