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Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World Fuel Services Corp. (NYSE: INT
$43) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. INT carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. World Fuel is a leading global provider of petroleum products and logistics services.
"We find World Fuel's business model and growth prospects compelling, as it adds to its segment, geographic, and customer diversity," said
Tanjila Shafi, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "We expect the company to grow both organically and through acquisitions. M&A activity has been a critical component to the company's growth, with World Fuel completing 14 acquisitions since 2000. We think that the downstream energy market, which is highly fragmented with many regional players, provides a potential opportunity for World Fuel to increase its market share. We believe that World Fuel can act as an industry consolidator."
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