Tesoro Corp. second-quarter profit drops 1.3 percent

Tesoro Corp. (TSO) on Wednesday reported profit that declined by 1.3 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.

The San Antonio-based company said earnings fell to $224 million, or $1.70 per share, from $227 million, or $1.64 per share, in the same quarter a year ago. The average per-share estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.83.

The company said revenue climbed 25 percent to $11.1 billion from $8.9 billion in the same quarter a year ago.

Tesoro shares have increased 89 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $59.39 since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed 6.6 percent. The stock has risen $2.54, or 4.5 percent, in the last 12 months.


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