NYSE:VLO - Valero Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $82.79 +0.71 (+0.87 %) (As of 05/21/2019 03:01 PM ET)Previous Close$82.08Today's Range$82.20 - $82.9852-Week Range$68.81 - $126.98Volume163,575 shsAverage Volume3.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$34.57 billionP/E Ratio11.23Dividend Yield4.30%Beta1.18 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. 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, 2018, 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 7,000 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 that provides transportation and terminaling services. 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. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:VLO Previous Symbol CUSIP91913Y10 CIK1035002 Webwww.valero.com Phone210-345-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41 Current Ratio1.43 Quick Ratio0.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.23 Forward P/E Ratio12.80 P/E Growth1.6 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$117.03 billion Price / Sales0.30 Cash Flow$12.3752 per share Price / Cash Flow6.69 Book Value$52.15 per share Price / Book1.59Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.37 Net Income$3.12 billion Net Margins2.43% Return on Equity12.52% Return on Assets5.52%Miscellaneous Employees10,261 Outstanding Shares417,614,000Market Cap$34.57 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Tuesday, June 4th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 14th. View Valero Energy's Dividend History. How will Valero Energy's stock buyback program work? Valero Energy declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Valero Energy's earnings last quarter? Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The oil and gas company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.14. The oil and gas company had revenue of $24.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.38 billion. Valero Energy had a return on equity of 12.52% and a net margin of 2.43%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Valero Energy. What price target have analysts set for VLO? 14 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Valero Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Valero Energy's stock price to reach $107.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valero Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valero Energy? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valero Energy in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 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 been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Valero Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Valero Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Valero Energy include China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), ConocoPhillips (COP), Equinor ASA (EQNR), Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Repsol (REPYY), Hess (HES), HollyFrontier (HFC), YPF (YPF), CVR Energy (CVI), PBF Energy (PBF), Delek US (DK), CVR Refining (CVRR) and BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT). 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), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM). 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)Ms. Donna M. Titzman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. R. Lane Riggs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)Mr. Gary K. Simmons, Sr. VP of Supply, International Operations & Systems Optimization (Age 54)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. (8.08%), FMR LLC (2.67%), LSV Asset Management (1.76%), Northern Trust Corp (1.46%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.39%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.33%). 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Morgan Stanley and Gateway Investment Advisers 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Impala Asset Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Voya Investment Management LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 $82.94. How big of a company is Valero Energy? Valero Energy has a market capitalization of $34.64 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 10,261 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 807 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 611 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,418MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valero Energy and other stocks. 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