Valero Energy Corp. (VLO): Price and Financial Metrics

Valero Energy Corp. (VLO): $131.81

3.69 (+2.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • VLO scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 85.74% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VLO is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • VLO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 25.1% of US stocks).

VLO Stock Summary

  • Valero Energy Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.42% of US listed stocks.
  • For VLO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 94.14% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.35, Valero Energy Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 6.75% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VLO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ZIM, SBS, IEP, IHG, and APA.
  • VLO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Valero Energy Corp's official web site, go to

VLO Valuation Summary

  • VLO's price/earnings ratio is -19.4; this is 196.52% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, VLO's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, VLO's price/earnings ratio has gone down 23.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VLO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VLO 2021-09-03 0.3 1.5 -19.4 -27.3
VLO 2021-09-02 0.3 1.5 -19.5 -27.5
VLO 2021-09-01 0.3 1.5 -19.2 -27.1
VLO 2021-08-31 0.3 1.5 -19.9 -27.8
VLO 2021-08-30 0.3 1.5 -19.8 -27.7
VLO 2021-08-27 0.3 1.6 -20.1 -28.0

VLO Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 19.19%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -41.69%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 48.78%.
Over the past 70 months, VLO's revenue has gone up $31,789,000,000.

The table below shows VLO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 113,977 5,859 930
2021-09-30 94,678 3,501 -438
2021-06-30 80,967 2,217 -1,365
2021-03-31 63,616 945 -274
2020-12-31 64,912 948 -1,421
2020-09-30 76,187 2,560 -2

VLO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VLO has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 60.66% of graded US stocks.
  • VLO's asset turnover comes in at 1.757 -- ranking 4th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • HFC, PBF, and PSX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VLO.

The table below shows VLO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.757 0.010 -0.001
2021-06-30 1.524 -0.004 -0.026
2021-03-31 1.234 0.015 -0.002
2020-12-31 1.296 -0.011 -0.034
2020-09-30 1.505 0.020 0.005
2020-06-30 1.736 0.034 0.036

VLO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VLO, see our VLO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $84.76 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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VLO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $131.81 52-week high $133.08
Prev. close $128.12 52-week low $58.85
Day low $128.20 Volume 4,518,900
Day high $133.08 Avg. volume 4,676,021
50-day MA $111.05 Dividend yield 2.97%
200-day MA $84.79 Market Cap 53.79B

Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) Company Bio

Valero Energy operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.

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Latest VLO News From Around the Web

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VLO Price Returns

1-mo 15.02%
3-mo 56.58%
6-mo 97.17%
1-year 71.74%
3-year 105.99%
5-year 165.70%
YTD 78.95%
2021 40.25%
2020 -35.69%
2019 30.27%
2018 -15.73%
2017 39.99%

VLO Dividends

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