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Valero Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.19 (+0.34 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $56.62
50-Day Range
MA: $44.66
52-Week Range
Now: $56.62
Volume1.75 million shs
Average Volume5.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.09 billion
P/E Ratio21.86
Dividend Yield6.95%
Valero Energy Corporation manufactures and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Renewable Diesel. 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, 2019, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.15 million barrels per day. It markets its refined products through wholesale rack and bulk markets; and through approximately 7,000 outlets under the Valero, Beacon, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, 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 14 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.73 billion gallons per year. In addition, the company owns, operates, develops, and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. Further, it owns and operates a plant that processes animal fats, used cooking oils, and other vegetable oils into renewable diesel. 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 1980 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$108.32 billion
Cash Flow$16.27 per share
Book Value$55.06 per share


Net Income$2.42 billion


Market Cap$23.09 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Valero Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Valero Energy's stock was trading at $54.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VLO stock has increased by 4.0% and is now trading at $56.62.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Valero Energy?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Valero Energy?

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When is Valero Energy's next earnings date?

Valero Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Valero Energy's earnings last quarter?

Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The oil and gas company reported ($1.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($1.35) by $0.19. The oil and gas company earned $15.81 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.79 billion. Valero Energy had a return on equity of 5.30% and a net margin of 1.22%. Valero Energy's quarterly revenue was down 42.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.48 EPS.
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How often does Valero Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Valero Energy?

Valero Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 18th will be given a dividend of $0.98 per share on Wednesday, December 9th. This represents a $3.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 17th.
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What price target have analysts set for VLO?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Valero Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $102.00. On average, they anticipate Valero Energy's share price to reach $65.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Valero Energy?

Valero Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 13,070,000 shares, an increase of 11.9% from the September 30th total of 11,680,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,620,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 3.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Valero Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Valero Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Valero Energy investors own include AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Valero Energy's key executives?

Valero Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joseph W. Gorder, Chairman & CEO (Age 63, Pay $6.23M)
  • Mr. R. Lane Riggs, Pres & COO (Age 54, Pay $2.21M)
  • Mr. Jason W. Fraser, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Gary K. Simmons, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Lawrence Mark Schmeltekopf, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 56)
  • Ms. Cheryl Thomas, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. John P. Locke, VP of Investor Relations & Communications
  • Mr. J. Stephen Gilbert, Disclosure & Compliance Officer and Sec.
  • Mr. Richard Joe Walsh, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Richard F. Lashway, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 57)

What is Valero Energy's stock symbol?

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

Who are Valero Energy's major shareholders?

Valero Energy's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.51%), State Street Corp (5.90%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.50%), LSV Asset Management (1.32%), Boston Partners (1.13%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.08%). Company insiders that own Valero Energy stock include Joseph W Gorder, Randall J Weisenburger and Stephen M Waters.
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Which major investors are selling Valero Energy stock?

VLO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ninety One UK Ltd, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Boston Partners, Morgan Stanley, LSV Asset Management, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., and State of Tennessee Treasury Department.
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Which major investors are buying Valero Energy stock?

VLO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, BlackRock Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Hexavest Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Valero Energy stock in the last two years include Randall J Weisenburger, and Stephen M Waters.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Valero Energy's stock price today?

One share of VLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.62.

How big of a company is Valero Energy?

Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $23.09 billion and generates $108.32 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $2.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.70 on an earnings per share basis. Valero Energy employs 10,222 workers across the globe.

What is Valero Energy's official website?

The official website for Valero Energy is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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