NYSE:VVV - Valvoline Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.97 +0.01 (+0.05 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.95
Today's Range$21.93 - $22.09
52-Week Range$19.86 - $25.63
Volume41,243 shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.18 billion
P/E Ratio15.83
Dividend Yield1.36%
Beta1.09
Valvoline logoValvoline Inc. manufactures and markets engine and automotive maintenance products and services. It operates through three segments: Core North America, Quick Lubes, and International. The company offers lubricants for passenger car/light duty and heavy duty; antifreeze/coolants for original equipment manufacturers; functional and maintenance chemicals, such as brake fluids and power steering fluids, as well as specialty coatings for automotive and industrial applications comprising rust prevention and sound absorption; and oil and air filters for light-duty vehicles. It also provides windshield wiper blades, light bulbs, serpentine belts, and drain plugs. In addition, the company operates Valvoline instant oil change service centers. As of July 19, 2018, it operated through approximately 1,140 Valvoline branded company-owned and franchised instant oil change stores. The company also serves car dealers, general repair shops, and third-party quick lube locations. It has operations in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and other countries. Valvoline Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous products of petroleum & coal
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:VVV
CUSIPN/A
Phone859-357-7777

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-4.27
Current Ratio1.86
Quick Ratio1.40

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.83
Forward P/E Ratio17.03
P/E Growth1.46

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.08 billion
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$1.6214 per share
Price / Cash13.55
Book Value($0.58) per share
Price / Book-37.88

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.39
Net Income$304 million
Net Margins10.10%
Return on Equity-124.61%
Return on Assets13.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,600
Outstanding Shares190,750,000
Market Cap$4.18 billion

Valvoline (NYSE:VVV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valvoline's stock symbol?

Valvoline trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VVV."

How often does Valvoline pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Valvoline?

Valvoline announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.0745 per share on Monday, September 17th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th. View Valvoline's Dividend History.

How were Valvoline's earnings last quarter?

Valvoline Inc (NYSE:VVV) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $577 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $591.49 million. Valvoline had a negative return on equity of 124.61% and a net margin of 10.10%. The company's revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.34 EPS. View Valvoline's Earnings History.

When is Valvoline's next earnings date?

Valvoline is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Valvoline.

What guidance has Valvoline issued on next quarter's earnings?

Valvoline issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.26-1.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.10-2.13 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.31 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VVV?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Valvoline's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Valvoline's share price to reach $25.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Valvoline.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Valvoline?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Valvoline in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Valvoline.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Valvoline stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Valvoline stock:
  • 1. Seaport Global Securities analysts commented, "We believe the company should continue to deliver higher‐than‐industry average revenue growth and generate adjusted EBITDA margin expansion with increased sales leverage. Accelerated consolidation in the spirits and alcohol beverage industries provides a benchmark multiple range of 5.0‐7.0x sales, by our estimates. Valuation remains attractive trading at a discounted 2.6x EV/Sales on our NTM sales estimates compared to 7.1x for the peer group average multiple. We reiterate our OUTPERFORM investment rating and price target of $2 per share." (8/7/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Valvoline Inc. is a producer and distributor of premium-branded automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants as well as automotive chemicals. The company's brand and franchises consists of Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM), Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals (TM), MaxLife lubricants (TM), SynPower(TM) and Zerex(TM) antifreeze. Valvoline Inc. is based in Lexington, United States. " (7/17/2018)

Who are some of Valvoline's key competitors?

Who are Valvoline's key executives?

Valvoline's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Samuel J. Mitchell Jr., CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Julie Marie O'Daniel, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Mary E. Meixelsperger, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Craig A. Moughler, Sr. VP of International & Product Supply (Age 60)
  • Mr. Anthony R. Puckett, Pres of Quicklubes (Age 56)

When did Valvoline IPO?

(VVV) raised $645 million in an initial public offering on Friday, September 23rd 2016. The company issued 30,000,000 shares at a price of $20.00-$23.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan served as the underwriters for the IPO and Scotiabank, BTIG, Mizuho Securities, PNC Capital Markets and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey were co-managers.

Has Valvoline been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VVV stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Valvoline earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 41.07 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Valvoline.

Who are Valvoline's major shareholders?

Valvoline's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.82%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.84%), Newport Trust Co (1.86%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.78%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.60%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.39%). Company insiders that own Valvoline stock include Anthony R Puckett, Mary E Meixelsperger, Samuel J Mitchell, Sara K Stensrud, Stephen E Macadam, Stephen F Kirk and Thomas A Gerrald II. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Valvoline.

Which major investors are selling Valvoline stock?

VVV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Spark Investment Management LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, United Services Automobile Association, Bank of America Corp DE, Newport Trust Co, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Valvoline company stock in the last year include Anthony R Puckett and Thomas A Gerrald II. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valvoline.

Which major investors are buying Valvoline stock?

VVV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Comerica Bank and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Valvoline stock in the last two years include Mary E Meixelsperger, Samuel J Mitchell, Sara K Stensrud, Stephen E Macadam and Stephen F Kirk. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valvoline.

How do I buy shares of Valvoline?

Shares of VVV 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 Valvoline's stock price today?

One share of VVV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.03.

How big of a company is Valvoline?

Valvoline has a market capitalization of $4.18 billion and generates $2.08 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $304 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. Valvoline employs 5,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Valvoline?

Valvoline's mailing address is 100 VALVOLINE WAY, LEXINGTON KY, 40509. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 859-357-7777 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Valvoline (NYSE VVV)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  172 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  380
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valvoline and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VVV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VVV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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