- 30 Oct
Retail fuel margins stay solid for third straight month and Q3 finishes strong
An article in CSPNet.com reported the latest C-Store Grab-N-Go research note by Raymond James & Associates shows retail fuel margins were strong in September, following record margins in July and August. September margins were the third-highest average for the month in the past 10 years.
For the entire third quarter, margins hit a record average, beating 2013 by 18%. Retail gasoline margins averaged between 20 and 29 cents per gallon in Q3. Diesel margins were up $0.12 per gallon, 60% higher than 2013.
The Raymond James research is based on following publically held c-store chains including Casey’s General Stores, The Pantry, Susser Petroleum Partners (Sunoco LP), Murphy USA, CST Brands and TravelCenters of America.