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

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$81.43 -0.58 (-0.71 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 11:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$82.01
Today's Range$81.35 - $82.42
52-Week Range$68.81 - $126.98
Volume58,466 shs
Average Volume3.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.55 billion
P/E Ratio16.42
Dividend Yield3.87%
Beta1.01
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$93.98 billion
Cash Flow$9.5240 per share
Book Value$52.78 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,015
Market Cap$34.55 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.93%. 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 declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $2,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Valero Energy's earnings last quarter?

Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The oil and gas company reported $2.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.06. The oil and gas company had revenue of $30.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $31.82 billion. Valero Energy had a return on equity of 11.90% and a net margin of 3.96%. 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, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy.

What price target have analysts set for VLO?

22 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Valero Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $81.20 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate Valero Energy's share price to reach $114.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valero Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valero Energy?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 14 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 headlines about VLO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Valero Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 62)
  • Mr. R. Lane Riggs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jay D. Browning, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gary K. Simmons, Sr. VP of Supply, International Operations & Systems Optimization (Age 54)
  • Ms. Donna M. Titzman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)

Who are Valero Energy's major shareholders?

Valero Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.54%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.17%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and BB&T Corp (0.04%). 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 Montreal Can, James Investment Research Inc., Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Navellier & Associates Inc, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, American National Bank and Virtu Financial LLC. 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 Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., Capital Investment Advisors LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Benson Investment Management Company Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, New England Research & Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $81.4603.

How big of a company is Valero Energy?

Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $34.56 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:  789 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  595 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,384
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This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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