Research Analysts Set Expectations for Sunoco LP’s Q1 2025 Earnings (NYSE:SUN)

Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUNFree Report) – Research analysts at Zacks Research dropped their Q1 2025 earnings per share estimates for shares of Sunoco in a report issued on Tuesday, May 28th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now forecasts that the oil and gas company will earn $1.00 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $1.07. The consensus estimate for Sunoco’s current full-year earnings is $5.07 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Sunoco’s Q2 2025 earnings at $1.11 EPS.

Several other research firms have also issued reports on SUN. Citigroup lowered shares of Sunoco from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $65.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. StockNews.com raised shares of Sunoco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Sunoco from $53.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 19th. Wells Fargo & Company boosted their target price on Sunoco from $60.00 to $61.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered Sunoco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Sunoco presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $62.71.

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Sunoco Price Performance

Shares of SUN opened at $51.00 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average is $55.39 and its two-hundred day moving average is $57.51. The company has a market capitalization of $5.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.36 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.39, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.65. Sunoco has a fifty-two week low of $41.95 and a fifty-two week high of $64.89.

Sunoco (NYSE:SUNGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The oil and gas company reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.06. Sunoco had a return on equity of 35.56% and a net margin of 2.08%. The firm had revenue of $5.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.13 billion.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Sunoco

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Good Life Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Sunoco by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC now owns 8,173 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $490,000 after acquiring an additional 166 shares in the last quarter. Brookstone Capital Management boosted its stake in Sunoco by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 10,013 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $600,000 after acquiring an additional 184 shares in the last quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Sunoco by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 9,583 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $574,000 after acquiring an additional 283 shares in the last quarter. XML Financial LLC boosted its stake in shares of Sunoco by 1.3% during the fourth quarter. XML Financial LLC now owns 24,779 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,485,000 after buying an additional 329 shares during the period. Finally, Principal Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Sunoco during the fourth quarter worth about $27,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.29% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, EVP Brian A. Hand bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 24th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $49.59 per share, for a total transaction of $99,180.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the executive vice president now owns 153,255 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,599,915.45. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, EVP Brian A. Hand bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 24th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $49.59 per share, for a total transaction of $99,180.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the executive vice president now owns 153,255 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,599,915.45. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP Austin Harkness acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 29th. The stock was bought at an average price of $49.74 per share, with a total value of $49,740.00. Following the purchase, the executive vice president now directly owns 83,686 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,162,541.64. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders bought 9,500 shares of company stock worth $479,570.

Sunoco Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 20th. Investors of record on Monday, May 13th were paid a dividend of $0.876 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 10th. This represents a $3.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.87%. This is an increase from Sunoco’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.84. Sunoco’s payout ratio is presently 77.95%.

About Sunoco

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Sunoco LP, together with its subsidiaries, distributes and retails motor fuels in the United States. It operates through two segments: Fuel Distribution and Marketing, and All Other. The Fuel Distribution and Marketing segment purchases motor fuel, as well as other petroleum products, such as propane and lubricating oil from independent refiners and oil companies and supplies it to company-operated retail stores, independently operated commission agents, and retail stores, as well as other commercial customers, including unbranded retail stores, other fuel distributors, school districts, municipalities, and other industrial customers.

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