In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Tesoro Logistics Lp (NYSE:TLLP) reported that Tesoro Corp /new/ has picked up 34,055,042 of common stock as of 2017-04-17.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Tesoro Corp /new/ to a total of 34,055,042 representing a 31.5% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, Tesoro Logistics LP is a full-service logistics company operating in the western and mid-continent regions of the United States. The Company operates through three segments. Its Gathering segment consists of crude oil, natural gas and produced water gathering systems in the Bakken Region and Rockies Region. Its Processing segment consists of the Vermillion processing complex, the Uinta Basin processing complex, the Blacks Fork processing complex and the Emigrant Trail processing complex. Its Terminalling and Transportation segment consists of the Northwest Products Pipeline, which includes a regulated common carrier products, a regulated common carrier refined products pipeline system connecting Tesoro Corporation’s Kenai refinery to Anchorage, Alaska, and crude oil and refined products terminals and storage facilities in the western and midwestern United States; marine terminals in California; a petroleum coke handling and storage facility in Los Angeles, and other pipelines.
A glance at Tesoro Logistics Lp (NYSE:TLLP)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 5.76 Billion based on 103.00 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $53.94 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2016-08-26, Sterin picked up 1,300 at a purchase price of $47.34. This brings their total holding to 3,814 as of the date of the filing.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Tesoro Logistics Lp (NYSE:TLLP) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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