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$53.45
Now: $53.65
$55.73
50-Day Range
$50.22
MA: $55.59
$62.65
52-Week Range
$31.00
Now: $53.65
$101.99
Volume4.71 million shs
Average Volume5.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.88 billion
P/E Ratio20.71
Dividend Yield7.31%
Beta1.9

Competitors

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Vs. PSX, MPC, HFC, CVI, INT, and REGI

Should you be buying VLO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas refining & marketing" are considered alternatives and competitors to Valero Energy, including Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), HollyFrontier (HFC), CVR Energy (CVI), World Fuel Services (INT), and Renewable Energy Group (REGI).

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) and Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Phillips 66 and Valero Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Phillips 66-1.32%8.76%3.93%
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Phillips 66 and Valero Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Phillips 66$109.56 billion0.26$3.08 billion$8.057.96
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41

Phillips 66 has higher revenue and earnings than Valero Energy. Phillips 66 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Valero Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

66.8% of Phillips 66 shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.6% of Valero Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Phillips 66 shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Phillips 66 and Valero Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Phillips 66011602.94
Valero Energy031202.80

Phillips 66 currently has a consensus target price of $82.75, suggesting a potential upside of 29.08%. Valero Energy has a consensus target price of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. Given Valero Energy's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than Phillips 66.

Volatility & Risk

Phillips 66 has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, meaning that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Phillips 66 pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. Phillips 66 pays out 44.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Phillips 66 has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Phillips 66 beats Valero Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) and Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Valero Energy and Marathon Petroleum, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Valero Energy031202.80
Marathon Petroleum231002.53

Valero Energy currently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. Marathon Petroleum has a consensus price target of $46.7692, suggesting a potential upside of 26.57%. Given Valero Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Dividends

Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marathon Petroleum pays out 47.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Marathon Petroleum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.6% of Valero Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.5% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Valero Energy and Marathon Petroleum's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.19$2.64 billion$4.947.48

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Valero Energy. Marathon Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Valero Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, meaning that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.18, meaning that its stock price is 118% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Valero Energy and Marathon Petroleum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%
Marathon Petroleum-7.55%3.04%1.22%

Summary

Valero Energy beats Marathon Petroleum on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) and HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Valero Energy and HollyFrontier's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%
HollyFrontier-1.11%6.41%3.44%

Dividends

Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. HollyFrontier pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HollyFrontier pays out 28.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and HollyFrontier has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Valero Energy and HollyFrontier, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Valero Energy031202.80
HollyFrontier26602.29

Valero Energy currently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. HollyFrontier has a consensus price target of $34.7692, suggesting a potential upside of 31.25%. Given Valero Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than HollyFrontier.

Volatility & Risk

Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, meaning that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HollyFrontier has a beta of 1.66, meaning that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Valero Energy and HollyFrontier's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41
HollyFrontier$17.49 billion0.25$772.39 million$4.905.41

Valero Energy has higher revenue and earnings than HollyFrontier. HollyFrontier is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Valero Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.6% of Valero Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of HollyFrontier shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of HollyFrontier shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Valero Energy beats HollyFrontier on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) and CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Valero Energy and CVR Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%
CVR Energy1.42%7.01%2.77%

Dividends

Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. CVR Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Valero Energy and CVR Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Valero Energy031202.80
CVR Energy24001.67

Valero Energy presently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. CVR Energy has a consensus price target of $18.40, suggesting a potential downside of 0.81%. Given Valero Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than CVR Energy.

Risk and Volatility

Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, suggesting that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CVR Energy has a beta of 1.85, suggesting that its stock price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Valero Energy and CVR Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41
CVR Energy$6.36 billion0.29$380 millionN/AN/A

Valero Energy has higher revenue and earnings than CVR Energy.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.6% of Valero Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.8% of CVR Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of CVR Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) and World Fuel Services (NYSE:INT) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Valero Energy and World Fuel Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%
World Fuel Services0.46%8.61%2.88%

Dividends

Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. World Fuel Services pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. World Fuel Services pays out 14.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and World Fuel Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Valero Energy and World Fuel Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Valero Energy031202.80
World Fuel Services00103.00

Valero Energy presently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. World Fuel Services has a consensus price target of $43.00, suggesting a potential upside of 66.28%. Given World Fuel Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe World Fuel Services is more favorable than Valero Energy.

Risk and Volatility

Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, suggesting that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, World Fuel Services has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Valero Energy and World Fuel Services' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41
World Fuel Services$36.82 billion0.04$178.90 million$2.799.27

Valero Energy has higher revenue and earnings than World Fuel Services. World Fuel Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Valero Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.6% of Valero Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.0% of World Fuel Services shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of World Fuel Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Valero Energy beats World Fuel Services on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) and Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Valero Energy and Renewable Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Valero Energy1.22%5.30%2.21%
Renewable Energy Group21.03%12.04%8.02%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Valero Energy and Renewable Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Valero Energy031202.80
Renewable Energy Group00503.00

Valero Energy presently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 37.93%. Renewable Energy Group has a consensus price target of $49.20, suggesting a potential upside of 27.00%. Given Valero Energy's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than Renewable Energy Group.

Volatility and Risk

Valero Energy has a beta of 1.9, meaning that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Renewable Energy Group has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Valero Energy and Renewable Energy Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.20$2.42 billion$5.709.41
Renewable Energy Group$2.64 billion0.57$389.73 million$3.7510.33

Valero Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Renewable Energy Group. Valero Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Renewable Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.6% of Valero Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Valero Energy beats Renewable Energy Group on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Phillips 66 logo
PSX
Phillips 66
3.3$64.11+1.2%$28.00 billion$109.56 billion-23.14Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Marathon Petroleum logo
MPC
Marathon Petroleum
2.4$36.95+0.5%$24.04 billion$124.88 billion-3.11Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
HollyFrontier logo
HFC
HollyFrontier
2.3$26.49+1.4%$4.37 billion$17.49 billion-25.97Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
CVR Energy logo
CVI
CVR Energy
1.1$18.55+2.1%$1.89 billion$6.36 billion26.50Decrease in Short Interest
World Fuel Services logo
INT
World Fuel Services
2.6$25.86+2.0%$1.65 billion$36.82 billion12.55Decrease in Short Interest
Renewable Energy Group logo
REGI
Renewable Energy Group
1.9$38.74+2.9%$1.47 billion$2.64 billion3.02Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
PBF Energy logo
PBF
PBF Energy
2.3$9.19+1.1%$1.15 billion$24.51 billion-1.96Analyst Report
Delek US logo
DK
Delek US
2.1$15.25+2.1%$1.12 billion$9.30 billion-7.70Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Amyris logo
AMRS
Amyris
2.0$3.61+6.9%$629.39 million$152.56 million-1.55Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Clean Energy Fuels logo
CLNE
Clean Energy Fuels
1.3$2.78+4.3%$571.23 million$344.07 million17.38Earnings Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
Green Plains logo
GPRE
Green Plains
1.8$15.61+3.8%$556.14 million$2.42 billion-5.38Insider Buying
Analyst Revision
REX American Resources logo
REX
REX American Resources
0.8$69.36+1.2%$407.10 million$418.03 million-147.57
Gevo logo
GEVO
Gevo
1.5$0.56+8.0%$8.53 million$24.49 million-0.23Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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