The Pantry upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co. Benchmark Co. upgraded The Pantry to Buy on expectations the company is turning around its fuel comps. The firm keeps an $18 price target for shares.
The Pantry sees Q4 SSS up 2.5% Sees Q4 retail fuel margin per gallon approximately 13c, up from 10.7c in the prior year quarter. Comparable store retail fuel gallons sold is estimated to have declined approximately 2.5%.