Valero Energy is a oil & gas refining & marketing company located in Texas, United States, which is part of the Energy sector, and is traded under the ticker VLO on the NYSE exchange.
Valero Energy stock last closed at $145.27, down 0.7% from the previous day, and has increased 35.02% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry by 0.14 percentage points. Valero Energy stock is currently +48.64% from its 52-week low of $97.73, and -9.3% from its 52-week high of $160.16.
At the moment, there are 353.13M shares of VLO outstanding. The market capitalization of VLO is $51.30B. In the last 24 hours, 4.11M VLO shares were traded.
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Out of 11 Equities analysts who give forecasts on VLO, the consensus analyst rating on Valero Energy is a Buy
It's important to note that analyst forecasts are not stock recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
Justin Jenkins, a top 1% analyst from Raymond James maintains VLO with a strong buy rating and raises their VLO price target from $150.00 to $164.00, on Sep 20, 2023.
Doug Leggate, a top 6% analyst from Bank of America maintains VLO with a hold rating and raises their VLO price target from $152.00 to $161.00, on Sep 18, 2023.
Nitin Kumar, a top 1% analyst from Mizuho maintains VLO with a strong buy rating and raises their VLO price target from $162.00 to $174.00, on Sep 18, 2023.
Roger Read, a top 1% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains VLO with a hold rating and raises their VLO price target from $135.00 to $144.00, on Sep 8, 2023.
Neil Mehta, a top 4% analyst from Goldman Sachs maintains VLO with a strong sell rating and raises their VLO price target from $113.00 to $128.00, on Sep 5, 2023.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Valero Energy stock forecast page.
Last year, VLO earnings were $10.94B. During the last five year, VLO's earnings have increased by 22.95% per year. This was faster than the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry average of 19.35%.
Last year, VLO revenue was $157.15B. Over the past 5 year, VLO's revenue has grown by 7.91% per year. This was slower than the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry average of 10.44%.
You can analyze VLO's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the last 12 months, insiders at VLO have sold more shares than they have bought.
Joseph W. Gorder, Director of VLO, was the latest VLO insider to buy. They bought $2,127,632.65 worth of VLO stock on Aug 14, 2023.
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Valero Energy pays a dividend of 2.78%, compared to the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry's average dividend yield of 6.45%. If you owned $1,000 worth of VLO stock, you would have received $27.81 in the past 12 months.
Valero Energy dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more info about Valero Energy dividend yield and history here.
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