SMF Energy Stock Soars (FUEL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of SMF Energy Corporation (Nasdaq: FUEL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $2.94 as of 2:35 p.m. ET, 24.2% above Friday's closing price of $2.37. Volume is at 272,647, 4.7 times the daily average of 58,500.

SMF Energy has a market cap of $19.7 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 61.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

SMF Energy Corporation supplies specialized transportation and distribution services for petroleum products and chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7, equal to the average wholesale industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates SMF Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and generally poor debt management. You can view the full SMF Energy Ratings Report.

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