Valvoline Company Profile (NYSE:VVV)

About Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)

Valvoline logoValvoline Inc. (Valvoline) is engaged in the production and distribution of automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants, and automotive chemicals. The Company operates through three segments: Core North America, Quick Lubes and International. The Core North America segment sells Valvoline, and other branded and private label products in the United States and Canada to both consumers performing their own automotive maintenance, referred to as Do-It-Yourself (DIY) consumers, as well as, to installer customers using Valvoline products to service vehicles owned by Do-It-For-Me (DIFM) consumers. Its Quick Lubes segment services the passenger car and light truck quick lube market through platforms, including its franchised Valvoline Instant Oil Change (VIOC) stores and Express Care. Its International segment sells Valvoline and other branded products through its affiliates, joint ventures, licensees and independent distributors. Its products include All Climate, DuraBlend and MaxLife.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VVV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 204,531,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.36
  • 52 Week Range: $18.30 - $24.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.55
  • P/E Growth: 2.57
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.27
  • Book Value: ($1.06) per share
  • Price / Book: -20.97
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
  • EBIDTA: $511 million
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.19%
  • Current Ratio: 1.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.48%
  • Average Volume: 1.58 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 22.41

Frequently Asked Questions for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.049 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 30th. View Valvoline's Dividend History.

How were Valvoline's earnings last quarter?

Valvoline Inc (NYSE:VVV) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $514 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $501.04 million. The company's revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.33 EPS. View Valvoline's Earnings History.

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

Valvoline updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.36-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.36.

Where is Valvoline's stock going? Where will Valvoline's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Valvoline's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Valvoline's share price to reach $26.10 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Valvoline.

Are investors shorting Valvoline?

Valvoline saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 20,233,573 shares, an increase of 18.7% from the April 28th total of 17,051,332 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,618,550 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.7 days. Currently, 9.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of Valvoline's key competitors?

When did Valvoline IPO?

(VVV) raised $645 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, September 23rd 2016. The company issued 30,000,000 shares at $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.

Who owns Valvoline stock?

Valvoline's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (1.85%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.26%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (1.10%), Boston Partners (1.01%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.86%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (0.64%). Company insiders that own Valvoline stock include Mary E Meixelsperger, Samuel J Mitchell, Sara K Stensrud, Stephen E Macadam and Stephen F Kirk. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Valvoline.

Who sold Valvoline stock? Who is selling Valvoline stock?

Valvoline's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Lafitte Capital Management LP, Lazard Asset Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Sei Investments Co. and Alliancebernstein L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Valvoline.

Who bought Valvoline stock? Who is buying Valvoline stock?

Valvoline's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 Valvoline stock?

Shares of Valvoline can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Valvoline stock cost?

One share of Valvoline stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.23.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $26.10 (17.41% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/31/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017Monness Crespi & HardtBoost Price TargetBuy$26.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
12/2/2016Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$26.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$26.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageBuy$27.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuy$27.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$24.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Earnings by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017Q2 2017$0.34$0.37$501.04 million$514.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q117$0.30$0.35$473.95 million$489.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q416$0.32$0.29$487.50 million$494.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.37
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.30$0.32$0.31
Q2 20172$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q3 20172$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q4 20172$0.34$0.37$0.36
Q1 20182$0.34$0.36$0.35
Q2 20182$0.37$0.39$0.38
Q3 20182$0.38$0.40$0.39
Q4 20182$0.37$0.39$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.90%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:14.39% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.99% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)

Dividend History by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.07%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 18.50%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/6/2017Stephen F KirkDirectorBuy6,900$23.06$159,114.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Mary E MeixelspergerCFOBuy2,500$22.00$55,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Samuel J MitchellCEOBuy25,000$22.00$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Sara K StensrudInsiderBuy3,000$22.00$66,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Stephen E MacadamDirectorBuy5,000$22.00$110,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
Latest Headlines for Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)
DateHeadline logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Valvoline, TransAlta and Valspar - May 28 at 5:54 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Valvoline Inc (VVV) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $529.56 Million - May 21 at 12:00 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 19 at 11:06 PM logoValvoline Community Celebration Raises Estimated $40,000 for Lexington Habitat for Humanity - May 19 at 1:42 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Valvoline Inc (VVV) to Post $0.36 Earnings Per Share - May 16 at 2:18 PM logoValvoline (VVV) Completes Final Separation from Ashland Global (ASH) - May 16 at 8:15 AM logoFY2019 Earnings Estimate for Valvoline Inc Issued By Gabelli (VVV) - May 15 at 10:02 AM logoValvoline Inc. Announces Completion of Final Separation and Beginning as an Independent Company - May 15 at 8:31 AM logoValvoline Inc to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.35 Per Share, Seaport Global Securities Forecasts (VVV) - May 12 at 10:58 AM logoValvoline Dedicates New World Headquarters in Lexington, Ky. - May 12 at 4:20 AM logoValvoline, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VVV-US : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 9:52 AM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 9:42 AM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for Valvoline Inc's FY2018 Earnings (VVV) - May 1 at 1:06 PM logoFY2021 EPS Estimates for Valvoline Inc Decreased by Analyst (VVV) - April 29 at 12:46 AM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend - April 28 at 11:53 PM logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on Valvoline Inc's Q3 2017 Earnings (VVV) - April 28 at 12:32 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - April 28 at 7:26 AM logoEdited Transcript of VVV.N earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 12:00pm GMT - April 27 at 11:45 AM logoAshland to webcast May 1 investor conference in New York City - April 27 at 11:45 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Valvoline Inc (VVV) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $533.67 Million - April 27 at 10:42 AM logoValvoline's (VVV) CEO Sam Mitchell on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 26 at 10:13 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Issues Earnings Results - April 26 at 5:52 PM logoValvoline Inc. Shareholders Approve Proposed Corporate Governance Enhancements - April 26 at 5:11 PM logoValvoline Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results and Announces $150 Million Share Repurchase Program - April 26 at 8:21 AM logoAshland reports preliminary financial results attributable to Ashland for second quarter of fiscal 2017 - April 26 at 8:21 AM logoValvoline Inc. Provides Update on Final Separation from Ashland Global Holdings Inc. - April 26 at 8:21 AM logoAshland provides update on final separation of Valvoline Inc. - April 26 at 8:21 AM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.34 Per Share - April 25 at 10:09 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 25 at 9:42 PM logoValvoline beats Street 2Q forecasts - April 25 at 5:52 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 25 at 12:54 AM logoValvoline, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VVV) : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 6:57 PM logoValvoline, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VVV-US : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 8:53 PM logoAshland to acquire Pharmachem Laboratories, a leading international provider of ingredients to global health and wellness industries and products to fragrance and flavor houses - April 17 at 8:14 AM logoValvoline Inc. to Report Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2017 After NYSE Closes on April 25 and Host Webcast at 8 a.m. ET on April 26 - April 11 at 8:45 AM logoAshland to report financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2017 after NYSE closes April 25 and host webcast with investors at 9 a.m. EDT April 26 - April 11 at 8:45 AM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - April 6 at 1:43 PM logoValvoline Inc (VVV) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 30 at 1:40 PM logoInternational Flavors' Growth Potential Solid, Runs Risks - March 28 at 8:20 AM logoVersum (VSM) Now a Strong Buy on Growth Drivers, '17 View - March 23 at 7:28 AM logo5:16 pm Valvoline Board unanimously recommends amendments to significantly reduce and eventually eliminate supermajority voting requirements - March 23 at 7:28 AM logoValvoline™ Runs New Campaign Geared to the Driven - March 6 at 11:40 AM logoVALVOLINE INC Files SEC form 8-K/A, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - February 25 at 4:20 AM logoAshland consolidates leadership roles as part of ongoing plan to drive profitable growth following the planned final separation of Valvoline this spring - February 21 at 8:13 AM logoBull of the Day: Valvoline (VVV) - February 11 at 6:17 AM logoValvoline, Vista Outdoor and NVIDIA highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - February 11 at 6:17 AM logoValvolineTM Completes Acquisition of Time-It Lube - February 4 at 6:13 AM logoValvoline downgraded by Seaport Global Securities - February 1 at 7:21 AM logoValvoline Reaches Analyst Target Price - January 31 at 2:18 AM logoEdited Transcript of VVV.N earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jan-17 1:00pm GMT - January 27 at 8:56 PM



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