NYSE:VLO - Valero Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $112.24 +1.76 (+1.59 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$110.48Today's Range$110.13 - $112.9652-Week Range$73.15 - $126.98Volume4.04 million shsAverage Volume2.72 million shsMarket Capitalization$47.22 billionP/E Ratio17.76Dividend Yield2.90%Beta0.99 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VLO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VLO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Petroleum refining Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:VLO CUSIP91913Y10 Webwww.valero.com Phone210-345-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio1.67 Quick Ratio1.10 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.76 Forward P/E Ratio17.35 P/E Growth1.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$93.98 billion Price / Sales0.51 Cash Flow$9.8112 per share Price / Cash11.44 Book Value$52.78 per share Price / Book2.13 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.96 Net Income$4.07 billion Net Margins4.21% Return on Equity12.06% Return on Assets5.47% Miscellaneous Employees10,015 Outstanding Shares427,400,000Market Cap$47.22 billion 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 Friday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 7th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Wednesday, September 5th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 6th. View Valero Energy's Dividend History. How will Valero Energy's stock buyback program work? Valero Energy announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $2,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Valero Energy's earnings last quarter? Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The oil and gas company reported $2.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.98 by $0.17. The oil and gas company had revenue of $31.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.56 billion. Valero Energy had a return on equity of 12.06% and a net margin of 4.21%. Valero Energy's quarterly revenue was up 39.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.23 earnings per share. 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, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy. What price target have analysts set for VLO? 23 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Valero Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $83.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Valero Energy's share price to reach $118.4375 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valero Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valero Energy? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Valero Energy. Who are some of Valero Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Valero Energy include BP (BP), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), Statoil (STO), Equinor ASA (EQNR), ConocoPhillips (COP), Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Repsol (REPYY), Andeavor (ANDV), Hess (HES), HollyFrontier (HFC), YPF (YPF), PBF Energy (PBF) and Delek US (DK). 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) Has Valero Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about VLO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Valero Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Valero Energy. Who are Valero Energy's major shareholders? Valero Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.00%), FMR LLC (3.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.64%), LSV Asset Management (1.80%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.48%). Company insiders that own Valero Energy stock include Joseph W Gorder, Michael S Ciskowski, Philip J Pfeiffer, 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 LSV Asset Management, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Valero Energy company stock in the last year include Joseph W Gorder, Michael S Ciskowski, Philip J Pfeiffer and Stephen M Waters. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valero Energy. Which major investors are buying Valero Energy stock? VLO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Natixis, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC and Castleark Management LLC. 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 $112.24. How big of a company is Valero Energy? Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $46.89 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 761 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 570 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,331MarketBeat'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 9/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the S&P 500 Index?