VLO:NYE-Valero Energy Corporation

COMMON STOCK | Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 74.18

Change

-3.24 (-4.19)%

Market Cap

USD 2.02B

Volume

3.51M

Average Target Price

USD 101.33 (+36.60%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and ethanol producing company in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and VLP (Valero Energy Partners LP). 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, 2018, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 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 that provides transportation and terminaling services. 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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ETFs Containing VLO

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CRAK VanEck Vectors Oil Refine.. 7.42 % 0.60 %

-0.36 (-1.39%)

USD 0.02B
PXE Invesco Dynamic Energy Ex.. 5.89 % 0.63 %

-0.97 (-6.63%)

USD 0.03B
IEO 5.58 % 0.42 %

N/A

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HPF:CA Harvest Energy Leaders Pl.. 5.09 % 1.74 %

-0.11 (-2.84%)

CAD 0.02B
HPF.U:CA 5.09 % 1.75 %

N/A

N/A
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 4.94 % 0.70 %

-0.72 (-3.13%)

USD 0.10B
XLEY Cushing Energy & MLP ETF 4.40 % 0.00 %

-1.05 (-4.71%)

USD 2.44M
FUM:CA 4.05 % 0.80 %

N/A

N/A
ZWH:CA BMO US High Dividend Cove.. 3.91 % 0.71 %

-0.51 (-2.50%)

CAD 0.75B
ZWH.U:CA 3.91 % 0.72 %

N/A

N/A
JHME John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.76 % 0.48 %

-0.98 (-4.42%)

USD 0.02B
RYE Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 3.63 % 0.40 %

-1.73 (-4.03%)

USD 0.16B
PXI Invesco DWA Energy Moment.. 3.38 % 0.60 %

-1.31 (-5.19%)

USD 0.04B
SYV SPDR MFS Systematic Value.. 2.74 % 0.60 %

-1.88 (-2.90%)

USD 0.03B
VDE Vanguard Energy Index Fun.. 2.65 % 0.10 %

-2.60 (-3.41%)

USD 3.50B
XLSY Cushing Energy Supply Cha.. 2.52 % 0.00 %

-1.05 (-4.57%)

USD 1.25M
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor.. 2.31 % 0.35 %

-1.04 (-4.73%)

USD 2.01B
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield F.. 2.27 % 0.20 %

-2.27 (-3.38%)

USD 0.58B
UXM.B:CA 2.14 % 0.67 %

N/A

N/A
UXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 2.14 % 0.68 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
RPV Invesco S&P 500 Pure Valu.. 1.92 % 0.35 %

-1.66 (-2.69%)

USD 0.92B
VVL:CA Vanguard Global Value Fac.. 0.44 % 0.40 %

-0.79 (-2.63%)

CAD 0.07B
PYF.B:CA 0.44 % 0.76 %

N/A

N/A
PYF:CA Purpose Premium Yield Fun.. 0.44 % 0.73 %

-0.09 (-0.48%)

CAD 0.14B
PYF.U:CA 0.44 % 0.72 %

N/A

N/A
FENY Fidelity MSCI Energy Inde.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-0.52 (-3.37%)

USD 0.48B
IYE iShares U.S. Energy ETF 0.00 % 0.42 %

-1.10 (-3.54%)

USD 0.72B

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 -1.05% 44% F 27% F
Dividend Return 3.60% 56% F 81% B-
Total Return 2.55% 44% F 31% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -37.17% 50% F 13% F
Dividend Return 2.96% 59% F 58% F
Total Return -34.20% 44% F 13% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 37.86% 100% A+ 78% C+
Dividend Return 23.09% 69% D+ 75% C
Total Return 60.95% 100% A+ 82% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.00% 89% B+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 3.57% 41% F 68% D+
Total Return 19.57% 83% B 90% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 30.61% 39% F 18% F
Risk Adjusted Return 63.92% 100% A+ 72% C-
Market Capitalization 2.02B 100% A+ 94% 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 12.71 32% F 71% C-
Price/Book Ratio 1.50 50% F 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.34 16% F 55% F
EV/EBITDA 7.06 79% C+ 60% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 12.15% 44% F 69% D+
Return on Invested Capital 12.05% 60% D- 78% C+
Return on Assets 4.57% 50% F 71% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 40.94% 78% C+ 70% C-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.02 89% B+ 58% F
Short Percent 1.42% 82% B- 85% B
Beta 1.66 20% F 13% 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

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Dividend Growth

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

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

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