NYSE:VLO - Valero Energy Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $103.39 -0.35 (-0.34 %) (As of 10/19/2018 04:34 AM ET)Previous Close$103.74Today's Range$101.32 - $104.8552-Week Range$75.84 - $126.98Volume3.94 million shsAverage Volume3.29 million shsMarket Capitalization$48.62 billionP/E Ratio20.84Dividend Yield3.02%Beta1.03 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.22 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Valero Energy in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $118.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 14.13%. The high price target for VLO is $146.00 and the low price target for VLO is $83.00. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 2.502.482.482.33Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)11 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)14 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $118.00$118.4375$110.00$96.50Price Target Upside: 14.13% upside3.81% upside11.63% downside7.20% downsideValero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Consensus Price Target History Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails10/16/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $132.00Medium10/12/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium10/12/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $145.00Low10/11/2018Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium8/1/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00Low7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$128.00 ➝ $132.00Low6/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$118.00 ➝ $135.00Low5/29/2018Wells Fargo & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Positive$122.00 ➝ $146.00Low5/10/2018Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow5/10/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00Low4/27/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$122.00 ➝ $135.00Low4/26/2018CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $125.00Medium4/24/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$113.00Low4/12/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformLow4/11/2018Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium3/19/2018Deutsche BankLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$98.00 ➝ $95.00Low1/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$110.00Low1/24/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$102.00 ➝ $105.00Medium11/15/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $83.00N/A11/2/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformN/A10/23/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ NeutralN/A10/16/2017Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A8/17/2017US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight ➝ HoldLow5/16/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$65.55 ➝ $73.00High(Data available from 10/19/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is the S&P 500 index different from the DJIA?