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 30 cents as of 10:10 a.m. ET, 24.8% above Wednesday's closing price of 24 cents. Volume is at 235,811, 0.8 times the daily average of 288,900.

SMF Energy has a market cap of $8.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 91.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SMF Energy Corporation offers specialized transportation and distribution services for petroleum products and chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 0.5, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 1.9 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 robust revenue growth, 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 a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full SMF Energy Ratings Report.

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