VLO:NYE-Valero Energy Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 70.54

Change

+2.35 (+3.45)%

Market Cap

USD 27.14B

Volume

4.80M

Average Target Price

USD 80.57 (+14.22%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Valero Energy Corporation manufactures and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Renewable Diesel. The company is involved in oil and gas refining, marketing, and bulk selling activities. It produces conventional and premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), diesel fuels, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels, CARB diesel, other distillates, jet fuels, asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined petroleum products. As of December 31, 2019, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.15 million barrels per day. It markets its refined products through wholesale rack and bulk markets; and through approximately 7,000 outlets under the Valero, Beacon, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, and Texaco brand names. The company also produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil primarily to refiners and gasoline blenders, as well as to animal feed customers. It owns and operates 14 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.73 billion gallons per year. In addition, the company owns, operates, develops, and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. Further, it owns and operates a plant that processes animal fats, used cooking oils, and other vegetable oils into renewable diesel. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -24.68% 67% D+ 26% F
Dividend Return 2.09% 60% D- 78% C+
Total Return -22.58% 76% C 27% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.48% 79% C+ 52% F
Dividend Return 5.09% 56% F 82% B-
Total Return 0.61% 79% C+ 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 24.02% 94% A 75% C
Dividend Return 24.98% 63% D 79% C+
Total Return 49.00% 94% A 79% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.65% 75% C 83% B
Dividend Return 3.75% 50% F 70% C-
Total Return 13.40% 80% B- 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 33.15% 55% F 18% F
Risk Adjusted Return 40.44% 85% B 58% F
Market Capitalization 27.14B 95% A 93% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 69.42 10% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.44 50% F 45% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.91 42% F 53% F
EV/EBITDA 10.17 32% F 52% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.16% 45% F 38% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.07% 52% F 71% C-
Return on Assets 1.62% 24% F 37% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 42.10% 75% C 67% D+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.89 68% D+ 50% F
Short Percent 2.48% 73% C 70% C-
Beta 1.97 43% F 12% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector