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

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$84.48 -0.95 (-1.11 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.43
Today's Range$84.36 - $86.36
52-Week Range$68.81 - $126.98
Volume3.21 million shs
Average Volume4.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.85 billion
P/E Ratio11.46
Dividend Yield4.21%
Beta1.14
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

Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP91913Y10
Phone210-345-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$117.03 billion
Cash Flow$7.5361 per share
Book Value$52.78 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,015
Market Cap$35.85 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
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 Thursday, January 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Tuesday, March 5th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 12th. This is an increase from Valero Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80. View Valero Energy's Dividend History.

How will Valero Energy's stock buyback program work?

Valero Energy declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The oil and gas company reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $1.09. The oil and gas company earned $28.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.26 billion. Valero Energy had a return on equity of 13.60% and a net margin of 2.67%. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy.

What price target have analysts set for VLO?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Valero Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Valero Energy's stock price to reach $112.0143 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valero Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valero Energy?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 11 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 coverage about VLO stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Valero Energy earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Valero Energy's key executives?

Valero Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph W. Gorder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 62)
  • Mr. R. Lane Riggs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gary K. Simmons, Sr. VP of Supply, International Operations & Systems Optimization (Age 54)
  • Ms. Donna M. Titzman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lawrence Mark Schmeltekopf, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 55)

Who are Valero Energy's major shareholders?

Valero Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.98%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.94%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.06%), LSV Asset Management (1.68%), Northern Trust Corp (1.51%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.30%). 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 institutional 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, APG Asset Management N.V., BlackRock Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, Nordea Investment Management AB and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold Valero Energy company stock in the last year include Joseph W Gorder and Stephen M Waters. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valero Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Valero Energy stock?

VLO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. and Bahl & Gaynor Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Valero Energy stock in the last two years include Randall J Weisenburger and Stephen M Waters. 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 $84.48.

How big of a company is Valero Energy?

Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $35.85 billion and generates $117.03 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $3.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.37 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  793 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  600 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,393
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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