Valero Energy Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:VLO)

About Valero Energy Corp.

Valero Energy Corp. logoValero Energy Corporation (Valero), through Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP), owns, operates, develops and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. The Company operates in two segments: refining and ethanol. Its refining segment includes refining and marketing operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Aruba and Ireland. Its ethanol segment includes ethanol and marketing operations in the United States. VLP's assets include crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal systems in the United States Gulf Coast and the United States Mid-Continent regions. Its refineries can produce conventional gasolines, premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), diesel, low-sulfur diesel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, CARB diesel, other distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants and other refined products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VLO
  • CUSIP: 91913Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $55.02
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $55.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $55.94
  • 52-Week Range: $46.88 - $73.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.77
  • P/E Growth: -1.61
  • Market Cap: $25.42B
  • Outstanding Shares: 461,340,000
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Net Margins: 3.89%
  • Return on Equity: 14.05%
  • Return on Assets: 6.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.31%
  • Current Ratio: 1.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: $69.56 (26.21% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$66.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Boost Price TargetNeutral$48.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$73.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Outperform$61.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Outperform$61.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$62.00View Rating Details
7/9/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingTop PickView Rating Details
6/20/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
6/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/16/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/13/2016Erste GroupReiterated RatingBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/4/2016SimmonsReiterated RatingHold$66.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformView Rating Details
3/28/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$69.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$78.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$88.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$72.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$90.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
12/16/2015ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$78.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$55.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$74.00View Rating Details
6/19/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
3/5/2015Edward JonesDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016ListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$1.03$1.07$16.79 billion$19.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.66$0.60$14.25 billion$15.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.45$1.79$17.59 billion$18.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$2.66$2.79$18.77 billion$22.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$2.42$2.66$18.68 billion$25.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$1.67$1.87$15.37 billion$21.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.13$1.83$25.79 billion$27.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$1.57$2.00$31.58 million$24.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.65$1.22$32.16 billion$34.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$1.41$1.54$32.24 billion$33.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$1.42$1.78$30.85 billion$34.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.41$0.44$29.76 billion$36.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.94$0.90$31.78 billion$34.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.98$1.18$30.41 billion$33.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$1.16$1.88$31.01 million$34.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$1.76$1.91$33.94 million$34.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$1.44$1.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.28$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.37($0.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$1.74$2.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$1.44$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.30$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.35$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.64 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.63$1.63$1.63
Q2 20162$3.13$3.17$3.15
Q3 20162$0.96$2.67$1.82
Q4 20163$0.88$1.15$0.99
Q1 20171$1.34$1.34$1.34
Q2 20171$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q3 20171$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q4 20171$1.41$1.41$1.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:4.35%
Dividend Growth:37.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:38.77% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
68.38% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.55% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/24/2016R. Lane RiggsEVPSell10,060$60.00$603,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015R. Michael CrownoverEVPSell17,104$72.98$1,248,249.92View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Stephen M WatersDirectorSell5,000$60.47$302,350.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Stephen M WatersDirectorSell10,700$56.13$600,591.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Donald L NicklesDirectorSell3,000$58.00$174,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Stephen M WatersDirectorSell6,000$54.66$327,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014William R KlesseDirectorSell37,943$49.94$1,894,873.42View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014William R KlesseDirectorSell20,000$51.33$1,026,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014William R KlesseDirectorSell57,893$53.22$3,081,065.46View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Susan Kaufman PurcellDirectorSell4,000$55.77$223,080.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014William KlesseDirectorSell45,182$56.80$2,566,337.60View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Stephen WatersDirectorSell5,000$57.98$289,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Donald NicklesDirectorSell9,400$54.17$509,198.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014William KlesseCEOSell51,659$54.57$2,819,031.63View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014William KlesseCEOSell80,000$54.69$4,375,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Michael CiskowskiCFOSell102,907$54.01$5,558,007.07View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014William KlesseCEOSell133,926$52.72$7,060,578.72View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Susan Kaufman PurcellDirectorSell2,010$41.77$83,957.70View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Donald L NicklesDirectorSell10,000$45.63$456,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Kimberly S BowersEVPSell69,291$33.21$2,301,154.11View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Susan Kaufman PurcellDirectorSell4,250$32.15$136,637.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO)
News IconIs Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:VLO) - September 28 at 7:44 PM logoVALERO ENERGY CORP/TX Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial (NYSE:VLO) - September 27 at 9:55 AM logoEurope Gasoline/Naphtha-Cracks decline as exports slow (NYSE:VLO) - September 23 at 7:19 PM logoValero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Ratings in Focus (NYSE:VLO) - September 23 at 7:25 AM
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News IconValero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) Upgraded to Hold - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:VLO) - September 7 at 8:05 PM logoHIGHGRADE CLOSE-Twelve issuers raise US$18.225bn in IG primary (NYSE:VLO) - September 7 at 8:05 PM logoAgree To Purchase Valero Energy Corp. At $30, Earn 3% Using Options (NYSE:VLO) - September 6 at 8:04 PM logoEurope Gasoline/Naphtha-Cracks gain on Brazil outages (NYSE:VLO) - September 6 at 8:04 PM logoSaudi Aramco-Motiva in lead to buy Lyondell's Houston refinery: sources - Reuters (NYSE:VLO) - September 5 at 6:55 PM logoValero Undervalued In Tough Refining Environment (NYSE:VLO) - September 4 at 7:02 PM
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Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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