NYSE:VLO - Valero Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$73.30 -0.16 (-0.22 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$73.46
Today's Range$72.98 - $75.34
52-Week Range$71.48 - $126.98
Volume5.02 million shs
Average Volume3.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.25 billion
P/E Ratio14.78
Dividend Yield4.35%
Beta1.08
Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and ethanol producing company. It operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and VLP (Valero Energy Partners LP). The company is involved in oil and gas refining, marketing, and bulk selling activities. It produces conventional and premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), diesel fuels, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels, CARB diesel, other distillates, jet fuels, asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined petroleum products. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day. It markets its refined products through wholesale rack and bulk markets; and through approximately 7,400 outlets under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco brand names. The company also produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil primarily to refiners and gasoline blenders, as well as to animal feed customers. It owns and operates 11 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.45 billion gallons per year. In addition, the company owns, operates, develops, and acquires crude oil, refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets; and provides transportation and terminaling services. Valero Energy Corporation has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing
SectorOils/Energy
Current SymbolNYSE:VLO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP91913Y10
Phone210-345-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio0.99

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.78
Forward P/E Ratio11.92
P/E Growth0.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$93.98 billion
Price / Sales0.33
Cash Flow$9.6068 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.63
Book Value$52.78 per share
Price / Book1.39

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.96
Net Income$4.07 billion
Net Margins3.96%
Return on Equity11.90%
Return on Assets5.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,015
Outstanding Shares424,310,000
Market Cap$31.25 billion
OptionableOptionable

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valero Energy's stock symbol?

Valero Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VLO."

How often does Valero Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Valero Energy?

Valero Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 19th. View Valero Energy's Dividend History.

How will Valero Energy's stock buyback program work?

Valero Energy announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Valero Energy's earnings last quarter?

Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The oil and gas company reported $2.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.06. The oil and gas company had revenue of $30.85 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $31.82 billion. Valero Energy had a net margin of 3.96% and a return on equity of 11.90%. View Valero Energy's Earnings History.

When is Valero Energy's next earnings date?

Valero Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy.

What price target have analysts set for VLO?

21 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Valero Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Valero Energy's stock price to reach $116.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valero Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valero Energy?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Valero Energy.

Has Valero Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about VLO stock have been trending somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Valero Energy earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Valero Energy's key competitors?

Who are Valero Energy's key executives?

Valero Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph W. Gorder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. R. Lane Riggs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jay D. Browning, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60)
  • Mr. Gary K. Simmons, Sr. VP of Supply, International Operations & Systems Optimization (Age 53)
  • Ms. Donna M. Titzman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)

Who are Valero Energy's major shareholders?

Valero Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.08%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.02%), FMR LLC (3.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.36%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.96%) and LSV Asset Management (1.69%). Company insiders that own Valero Energy stock include Joseph W Gorder, Michael S Ciskowski, Philip J Pfeiffer, Randall J Weisenburger, Stephen M Waters and Susan Kaufman Purcell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Valero Energy.

Which major investors are selling Valero Energy stock?

VLO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and AXA. Company insiders that have sold Valero Energy company stock in the last year include Joseph W Gorder, Michael S Ciskowski and Stephen M Waters. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valero Energy.

Which major investors are buying Valero Energy stock?

VLO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Alliancebernstein L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Panagora Asset Management Inc., FIL Ltd and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valero Energy.

How do I buy shares of Valero Energy?

Shares of VLO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Valero Energy's stock price today?

One share of VLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.30.

How big of a company is Valero Energy?

Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $31.25 billion and generates $93.98 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $4.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.96 on an earnings per share basis. Valero Energy employs 10,015 workers across the globe.

What is Valero Energy's official website?

The official website for Valero Energy is http://www.valero.com.

How can I contact Valero Energy?

Valero Energy's mailing address is ONE VALERO WAY, SAN ANTONIO TX, 78249. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 210-345-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Valero Energy (NYSE VLO)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  784 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  591 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,375
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valero Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VLO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VLO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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