Tesoro (TSO +1.9%) advances ahead of its Q4 earnings report scheduled after today's close, as...

|About: Tesoro Corporation (TSO)|By:, SA News Editor

Tesoro (TSO +1.9%) advances ahead of its Q4 earnings report scheduled after today's close, as Simmons analysts upgrade shares to Overweight from Neutral, based on “expectations of earnings upward momentum" based on valuation and recent acquisitions, among other factors. Consensus EPS expectations run ~$1.46. Refining peers VLO, HES and MPC are up ~25% YTD, while TSO +16%.