Technical Roundup on Oil & Gas Stocks — Sunoco, Delek US, Valvoline, and Pacific Ethanol

May 23, 2017 - (Newswire)


In today's pre-market research, Stock-Callers.com dedicates attention to the following four stocks: Sunoco L.P. (NYSE: SUN), Delek US Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DK), Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), and Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX). Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing companies are engaged in the operation of oil and gas refineries for the production of heating, lubricating and fuel oils, as well as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, propane, kerosene and other liquefied petroleum gas products. Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:



Dallas, Texas-based Sunoco L.P.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.20% higher at $30.39 with a total trading volume of 708,676 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.56% in the past month, 7.12% in the previous three months, and 13.02% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.14% above its 50-day moving average and 10.08% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Sunoco, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution and retail sale of motor fuels primarily in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.77.

On April 25th, 2017, research firm Citigroup upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sell' to 'Neutral'.

On May 03rd, 2017, Sunoco announced financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31st, 2017. Revenue for Q1 2017 totaled $4.4 billion, total gross profit was $503 million, income from operations was $48 million, net income was $1 million, and adjusted EBITDA totaled $155 million. Additionally, the Company operated 1,355 convenience stores and retail fuel outlets along the East Coast, in the Southwest, and in Hawaii as of March 31st, 2017. SUN complete research report is just a click away at:


Delek US

On Monday, shares in Brentwood, Tennessee headquartered Delek US Holdings Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.23 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.08 million shares. The stock ended the session 2.68% higher at $26.04. The Company's shares have advanced 16.46% in the last one month, 12.58% in the previous three months, and 8.18% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.33% above its 50-day moving average and 23.80% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Delek US, which operates as an integrated energy company that provides petroleum refining and transportation services, have an RSI of 63.96.

On May 15th, 2017, Delek Logistics, a master limited partnership formed by Delek US Holdings, announced that the Company, along with its subsidiary Delek Logistics Finance Corp., intends to offer $250 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2025 in a private placement to eligible purchasers, subject to market conditions.

On May 16th, 2017, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. The complimentary report on DK can be downloaded at:



Lexington, Kentucky headquartered Valvoline Inc.'s shares closed the day 1.33% lower at $22.31. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.24 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 1.48 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.77% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.11% below its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Valvoline, which manufactures and markets automotive and industrial lubricants, have an RSI of 40.70.

On May 18th, 2017, Valvoline announced that it has raised an estimated $40,000 for Lexington Habitat for Humanity from the Valvoline™ Community Celebration on May 13th, 2017. The celebration included a giant garage sale of office furniture and Valvoline logo items, and a live auction of racing memorabilia. Sign up for your complimentary report on VVV at:


Pacific Ethanol

Shares in Sacramento, California headquartered Pacific Ethanol Inc. finished 1.98% higher at $6.45. The stock recorded a trading volume of 471,274 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 5.91%. Furthermore, shares of Pacific Ethanol, which produces and markets low-carbon renewable fuels in the US, have an RSI of 42.94.

On May 09th, 2017, Pacific Ethanol reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31st, 2017. Net sales for the quarter were $386.3 million, cost of goods sold was $392.1 million, and gross loss was $5.8 million. Cash and cash equivalents were $73.7 million at March 31st, 2017, compared to $68.6 million at December 31st, 2016. Download the research report for free on PEIX at:



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