What Wall Street is saying about Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Cornelia Mascio
Febbraio 4, 2017

Valero Energy Corporation has a 52 week low of $46.88 and a 52 week high of $71.40. The company had revenue of $20712.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $18887.47 million.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 7th.

Valero Energy Corporation has 452,664,000 shares which are now outstanding with a price of 65.42 calculating Valero Energy Corporation's market capitalisation to 29.61B Dollars. 0 brokerage firms have suggested Sell for the company. Smithfield Trust Co. boosted its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 4.5% in the second quarter.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) opened at 65.42 on Friday. The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of -1.69% and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of 14.34%. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.15% and 2.39%.

The Average Volume of the company is 6.19 Million, while the Relative Volume of the company is 1.33.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Valero Energy Corporation Earnings, with 18 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.85. The insider owns 901,761 shares as of 0.2%, now worth $58993204.62.

The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Mar 17 is $20.89B by 6 analysts.

Moving toward technical analysis, the current ratio, or the liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 2.40 as compared to its debt to equity ratio stands at 2.65. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 5.2%. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a $0.70 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. Valero Energy Corporation's payout ratio is 50.74%.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.40% of the company's stock. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 5,748 shares of the company's stock valued at $305,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in Valero Energy Corporation by 4.8% in the third quarter.

VLO has been the subject of several recent research reports.

According to ZACKS data, different Brokerage Firms rated VLO stock about their BUY, SELL or HOLD recommendations.

Mizuho Securities today set a target price of 58 on the company's stock. 1 Wall Street brokerages assign "Sell" rating for the firm. Howard Weil boosted their price objective on Valero Energy Corporation from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a "sector outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 26th.

As for as concerns shares volumes, in share of capital Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has 452.67 million outstanding shares among them 450.44 million shares have been floated in market exchange. Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 1 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 8 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 0 brokerage firms.5 brokerage firms have rated the company as a Hold. The Company operates through two segments.

Valero Energy Corporation (Valero), through Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP), owns, operates, develops and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets.

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