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Valero Energy (VLO) Competitors

$146.87
-2.15 (-1.44%)
(As of 07/23/2024 ET)

VLO vs. PSX, MPC, PBF, CVI, DK, GPRE, REX, CLNE, GEVO, and COP

Should you be buying Valero Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Valero Energy include Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), PBF Energy (PBF), CVR Energy (CVI), Delek US (DK), Green Plains (GPRE), REX American Resources (REX), Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE), Gevo (GEVO), and ConocoPhillips (COP).

Valero Energy vs.

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

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Valero Energy$144.77B0.34$8.84B$20.197.35
Phillips 66$149.89B0.39$7.02B$13.0010.71

In the previous week, Valero Energy had 7 more articles in the media than Phillips 66. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Valero Energy and 18 mentions for Phillips 66. Phillips 66's average media sentiment score of 0.89 beat Valero Energy's score of 0.82 indicating that Phillips 66 is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Valero Energy
12 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Phillips 66
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Phillips 66 pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Valero Energy pays out 21.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Phillips 66 pays out 35.4% 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 a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Phillips 66 has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valero Energy currently has a consensus price target of $171.47, suggesting a potential upside of 15.06%. Phillips 66 has a consensus price target of $158.23, suggesting a potential upside of 13.48%. Given Valero Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than Phillips 66.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Valero Energy
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Phillips 66
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Valero Energy received 237 more outperform votes than Phillips 66 when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.09% of users gave Valero Energy an outperform vote while only 60.80% of users gave Phillips 66 an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Valero EnergyOutperform Votes
1028
71.09%
Underperform Votes
418
28.91%
Phillips 66Outperform Votes
791
60.80%
Underperform Votes
510
39.20%

78.7% of Valero Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.9% of Phillips 66 shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Valero Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Phillips 66 shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valero Energy has a net margin of 5.01% compared to Phillips 66's net margin of 3.84%. Valero Energy's return on equity of 24.82% beat Phillips 66's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Valero Energy5.01% 24.82% 11.28%
Phillips 66 3.84%19.19%7.91%

Summary

Valero Energy beats Phillips 66 on 15 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding VLO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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VLO vs. The Competition

MetricValero EnergyPetroleum refining IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$48.54B$71.74B$7.59B$18.30B
Dividend Yield2.89%3.73%11.70%3.50%
P/E Ratio7.357.8413.8922.13
Price / Sales0.341.09110.5915.16
Price / Cash4.296.1111.4216.16
Price / Book1.732.403.655.10
Net Income$8.84B$7.06B$941.95M$974.47M
7 Day Performance-0.27%-4.52%-1.82%-1.73%
1 Month Performance-1.19%-4.77%3.08%5.20%
1 Year Performance20.68%-3.13%-2.14%8.14%

Valero Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PSX
Phillips 66
4.8767 of 5 stars
4.88 / 5 stars
$140.81
+0.7%
$155.86
+10.7%
+32.5%$59.26B$149.89B10.8314,000Upcoming Earnings
MPC
Marathon Petroleum
4.6334 of 5 stars
4.63 / 5 stars
$165.56
-1.3%
$193.15
+16.7%
+31.9%$59.08B$150.31B8.2718,200
PBF
PBF Energy
4.8563 of 5 stars
4.86 / 5 stars
$39.90
-1.4%
$53.91
+35.1%
-11.9%$4.80B$38.32B2.763,776Positive News
CVI
CVR Energy
4.0247 of 5 stars
4.02 / 5 stars
$25.28
+0.1%
$28.35
+12.1%
-26.5%$2.54B$9.25B3.881,566Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
DK
Delek US
2.1178 of 5 stars
2.12 / 5 stars
$22.51
-0.9%
$26.10
+15.9%
-14.2%$1.44B$16.22B-18.153,591
GPRE
Green Plains
3.8271 of 5 stars
3.83 / 5 stars
$17.04
+2.1%
$30.38
+78.3%
-51.3%$1.10B$3.06B-13.85921Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
REX
REX American Resources
4.5081 of 5 stars
4.51 / 5 stars
$47.61
-1.8%
$65.00
+36.5%
+29.4%$833.18M$833.38M12.70120Positive News
CLNE
Clean Energy Fuels
2.3672 of 5 stars
2.37 / 5 stars
$2.74
-0.4%
$5.60
+104.4%
-47.1%$611.73M$425.16M-7.83566Positive News
GEVO
Gevo
1.22 of 5 stars
1.22 / 5 stars
$0.68
+4.6%
$4.76
+601.4%
-64.3%$160.40M$17.20M-2.34100Positive News
Gap Up
COP
ConocoPhillips
4.9303 of 5 stars
4.93 / 5 stars
$116.09
+0.8%
$145.07
+25.0%
-0.5%$134.72B$58.57B13.159,900Analyst Forecast

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This page (NYSE:VLO) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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