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) pushed the Basic Materials sector higher today making it today's featured basic materials winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Tesoro Corporation rose $1.08 (2.3%) to $47.78 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 4,912,360 shares of Tesoro Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,117,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $46.10-$48.60 after having opened the day at $46.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.70. Other companies within the Basic Materials sector that increased today were:
), up 75.0%,
), up 20.0%,
), up 16.0% and
), up 9.4%.
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Tesoro Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining and marketing petroleum products in the United States. It operates in two segments, Refining and Retail. Tesoro Corporation has a market cap of $6.4 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 6.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Tesoro Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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On the negative front,
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), down 12.1%,
), down 12.1% and
), down 10.0% , were all laggards within the basic materials sector with
) being today's basic materials sector laggard.
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