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

Valero Energy Corp. (VLO): $66.11

-0.40 (-0.60%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where VLO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 70.14% of US stocks.
  • VLO's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 47 weeks.
  • VLO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 21.19% of US stocks).

VLO Stock Summary

  • Valero Energy Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.65% of US equities in our set.
  • For VLO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.27% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.33, Valero Energy Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 5.05% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Valero Energy Corp are SBS, MT, NATH, ELP, and CACC.
  • Visit VLO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 7.62%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -59.9%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -71.42%.
VLO's revenue has moved down $33,728,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 87,627 3,824 1,071
2020-03-31 106,163 4,605 430

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 52.32% of graded US stocks.
  • VLO's asset turnover comes in at 1.524 -- ranking 5th of 138 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 2.073 0.020 0.020

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 $85.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

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VLO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.11 52-week high $84.95
Prev. close $66.51 52-week low $35.44
Day low $65.35 Volume 1,418,968
Day high $66.66 Avg. volume 3,950,774
50-day MA $65.65 Dividend yield 5.89%
200-day MA $69.31 Market Cap 27.03B

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

Below are the latest news stories about Valero Energy Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VLO as an investment opportunity.

Oil Prices Climb As Another Storm Hits The Gulf Coast

Just as the Gulf Coast begins to recover from the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, tropical storm Nicholas has now made landfall and is pushing oil prices higher on fears of more outages

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

ExxonMobil & Chevron Highlight the Oil & Gas Stock Roundup

Apart from ExxonMobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) there was news from The Williams Companies (WMB), Enbridge (ENB) and Suncor Energy (SU) during the week.

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

UPDATE 3-Chevron, Exxon, Valero, others win bids for planned U.S. SPR sale

(Reporting by Susan Heavey and Timothy Gardner; Editing by Edmund Blair and David Evans)

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

Shell (RDS.A) to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Offshore Workers

Shell (RDS.A) is considering imposing a vaccine mandate for specific operations, which would include offshore operations, mainly in the Gulf of Mexico.

Yahoo | September 10, 2021

Where Valero Energy Stands With Analysts

Valero Energy (NYSE: VLO ) has observed the following analyst ratings within the last quarter:

Business Insider Markets | September 7, 2021

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VLO Price Returns

1-mo 4.09%
3-mo -11.78%
6-mo -7.86%
1-year 42.96%
3-year -33.06%
5-year 46.43%
YTD 21.90%
2020 -35.69%
2019 30.27%
2018 -15.73%
2017 39.99%
2016 0.66%

VLO Dividends

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