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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

WNR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,147,514 sh (+1159.01%)
Steven Cohen 87,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 14,541 sh (-35.42%)
Jim Simons 554,200 sh (-43.54%)
Jeremy Grantham 16,521 sh (-93.25%)
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Q4 2016

WNR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jeremy Grantham 1,562,089 sh (+9355.17%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,762 sh (-25.99%)
Jim Simons 401,600 sh (-27.54%)
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Q1 2017

WNR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Joel Greenblatt 48,960 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 77,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 11,495 sh (+6.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,122,900 sh (-28.12%)
Jim Simons 159,400 sh (-60.31%)
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Q2 2017

WNR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Murray Stahl Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$32.99 - $36.67 $ 36.183%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 New Buy0.02%$34.35 - $38.44 $ 36.180%48,960
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing » Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing    NAICS: 324110    SIC: 2911
Traded in other countries:W1R.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Western Refining Inc is a crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. The Company operates retail convenience stores that sell gasoline, diesel fuel and convenience store merchandise.

Western Refining is an independent oil refiner with total crude oil throughput capacity of 240,500 barrels per day. It owns and operates three refineries in Texas, New Mexico, and Minnesota. The company also operates more than 300 retail service stations throughout the Southwest and Midwest as well as a wholesale petroleum product distributor. It holds a 65% limited partner interest in Western Refining Logistics. It is slated to be acquired by Tesoro in the first half of 2017.

Top Ranked Articles about Western Refining Inc

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Western Refining Logistics, LP Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution
Western Refining Declares Second Quarter 2017 Dividend of $0.38 Per Share
Western Refining, Inc. Announces Release Date for First Quarter 2017 Earnings Results
Western Refining Logistics, LP Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
Western Refining Stockholders Approve Tesoro Acquisition

EL PASO, Texas, March 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western Refining, Inc. (:WNR) today announced that WNR stockholders have approved the proposed acquisition of Western Refining by Tesoro Corporation (:TSO).  At a special stockholders meeting, WNR stockholders approved the adoption of the previously disclosed agreement and plan of merger.  The proposal to approve the acquisition was supported by approximately 80 percent of Western Refining’s outstanding shares entitled to vote.
“We are pleased that our stockholders voted in favor of this transaction.  This is an important step in the process of combining two great companies to form a premier, highly integrated refining, retail and logistics company,” said Jeff Stevens, CEO of Western Refining. Tesoro stockholders today approved the issuance of shares of Tesoro common stock in connection with the acquisition by more than 99 percent of Tesoro’s outstanding shares present and entitled to vote. Completion of the acquisition remains subject to the satisfaction or waiver of customary closing conditions, including the expiration or termination of the waiting period applicable under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.  Tesoro and Western Refining continue to expect the transaction to close in the first half of 2017. Also at the Western Refining special meeting, WNR stockholders approved, among other things, (i) on a non-binding, advisory basis, certain compensation that may be paid or become payable to Western’s named executive officers in connection with the acquisition, and (ii) on a non-binding, advisory basis, an amendment to the restated certificate of incorporation of Tesoro to increase the number of authorized shares of Tesoro common stock from 200 million to 300 million. About Western Refining
Western Refining, Inc. is an independent refining and marketing company headquartered in El Paso, Texas. The Company operates refineries in El Paso, Gallup, New Mexico and St. Paul Park, Minnesota. The Company’s retail operations include retail service stations and convenience stores in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas, and Wisconsin, operating primarily through the Giant, Howdy’s, and SuperAmerica brands. Western Refining, Inc. also owns the general partner and approximately 53 percent of the limited partnership interest of Western Refining Logistics, LP (:WNRL). More information about Western Refining is available at www.wnr.com. FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This communication contains certain statements that are “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Words such as “may,” “will,” “could,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “predict,” “project,” “future,” “potential,” “intend,” “plan,” “assume,” “believe,” “forecast,” “look,” “build,” “focus,” “create,” “work” “continue” or the negative of such terms or other variations thereof and words and terms of similar substance used in connection with any discussion of future plans, actions, or events identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the proposed acquisition of Western Refining by Tesoro, integration and transition plans, synergies, opportunities, anticipated future performance, expected share buyback program and expected dividends . There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements included in this communication. For example, the expected timing and likelihood of completion of the proposed merger, including the timing, receipt and terms and conditions of any required governmental and regulatory approvals of the proposed acquisition that could reduce anticipated benefits or cause the parties to abandon the acquisition, the ability to successfully integrate the businesses, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement for the acquisition, the risk that the parties may not be able to satisfy the conditions to the proposed acquisition in a timely manner or at all, risks related to disruption of management time from ongoing business operations due to the proposed acquisition, the risk that any announcements relating to the proposed acquisition could have adverse effects on the market price of Tesoro’s common stock or Western Refining’s common stock, the risk that the proposed acquisition and its announcement could have an adverse effect on the ability of Tesoro and Western Refining to retain customers and retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with their suppliers and customers and on their operating results and businesses generally, the risk that problems may arise in successfully integrating the businesses of the companies, which may result in the combined company not operating as effectively and efficiently as expected, the risk that the combined company may be unable to achieve cost-cutting synergies or it may take longer than expected to achieve those synergies, the risk that the combined company may not buy back shares, the risk of the amount of any future dividend Tesoro may pay, and other factors. All such factors are difficult to predict and are beyond our control, including those detailed in Tesoro’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the SEC on December 14, 2016, as amended (the “Form S-4”) that are available on Tesoro’s website at http://www.tsocorp.com and on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov, and those detailed in Western Refining’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K that are available on Western Refining’s website at http://www.wnr.com and on the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov.  Tesoro’s and Western Refining’s forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that Tesoro and Western Refining believe to be reasonable but that may not prove to be accurate. Tesoro and Western Refining undertake no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to any such forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that occur, or which we become aware of, except as required by applicable law or regulation. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. No Offer or Solicitation:
This communication relates to a proposed business combination between Western Refining and Tesoro. This communication is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase, nor a solicitation of an offer to sell, any securities in any jurisdiction pursuant to the proposed transactions or otherwise, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer or securities in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Additional Information and Where to Find It:
In connection with the proposed transaction, Tesoro has filed with the SEC, and the SEC has declared effective, a registration statement on Form S-4 (Reg. No. 333-215080 ), containing a joint proxy statement/prospectus of Tesoro and Western Refining, which proxy statement/prospectus was first mailed to Tesoro and Western Refining stockholders on February 17, 2017. This communication is not a substitute for the registration statement, proxy statement/prospectus or any other documents that Tesoro or Western Refining may file with the SEC or send to stockholders in connection with the proposed transaction.  STOCKHOLDERS OF TESORO AND WESTERN REFINING ARE URGED TO READ ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, INCLUDING THE FORM S-4 AND THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS INCLUDED THEREIN, AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION.  Investors and security holders will be able to obtain copies of these documents, including the proxy statement/prospectus, and other documents filed with the SEC (when available) free of charge at the SEC’s website, http://www.sec.gov. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by Tesoro will be made available free of charge on Tesoro’s website at http://www.tsocorp.com or by contacting Tesoro’s Investor Relations Department by phone at 210-626-6000. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by Western Refining will be made available free of charge on Western Refining’s website at http://www.wnr.com or by contacting Western Refining’s Investor Relations Department by phone at 602-286-1530 or 602-286-1533.
Investor and Analyst Contact:
Jeffrey S. Beyersdorfer
(602) 286-1530

Michelle Clemente
(602) 286-1533

Media Contact:
Gary Hanson
(602) 286-1777

Western Refining Logistics, LP Files 2016 Form 10-K

EL PASO, Texas, March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western Refining Logistics, LP (:WNRL) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. The filing can be viewed under the SEC Filings and Annual Reports tabs in the Investor Relations section of Western Refining Logistics’ website at www.wnrl.com. Upon written request, a printed version of the Partnership’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, including complete audited financial statements, is available free of charge. Requests should be submitted in writing to the following location: Western Refining Logistics
Attention: Investor Relations
212 N. Clark Dr.
El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 775-3300  About Western Refining Logistics, LP Western Refining Logistics, LP is principally a fee-based, growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Western Refining, Inc. (:WNR) to own, operate, develop and acquire terminals, storage tanks, pipelines and other logistics assets related to the terminalling, transportation and storage of crude oil and refined products. Headquartered in El Paso, Texas, Western Refining Logistics, LP's assets include 705 miles of pipelines, approximately 12.4 million barrels of active storage capacity, distribution of wholesale petroleum products and crude oil and asphalt trucking. More information about Western Refining Logistics, LP is available at www.wnrl.com.
Investor and Analyst Contact:
Michelle Clemente
(602) 286-1533

Jeffrey S. Beyersdorfer
(602) 286-1530

Media Contact:
Gary Hanson
(915) 238-8618




Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield % 4.20
WNR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. WNR: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WNR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.52
WNR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WNR: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WNR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.52
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.20
WNR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. WNR: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.20
WNR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
73% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. WNR: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WNR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,616.24
EPS (TTM) $ 1.02
Short Percentage of Float4.10%
52-Week Range $18.14 - 40.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)108.82

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 9,712 8,856
EBIT (Mil $) 424 321
EBITDA (Mil $) 667 791
EPS ($) 1.51 2.08
EPS without NRI ($) 1.51 2.08
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($) 1.04 1.52

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
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