Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Price and Financial Metrics

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Today's Latest Price: $41.97 USD

0.69 (1.67%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 97 in Energy - Oil & Gas

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VLO Stock Summary

  • Valero Energy Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Valero Energy Corp is higher than it is for about 94.55% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.19, Valero Energy Corp has a higher such ratio than just 6.27% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VLO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WLKP, SQM, CCK, CENX, and OLN.
  • Visit VLO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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VLO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.97 52-week high $101.99
Prev. close $41.28 52-week low $31.00
Day low $40.99 Volume 6,217,208
Day high $43.42 Avg. volume 4,940,125
50-day MA $47.09 Dividend yield 9.34%
200-day MA $58.84 Market Cap 17.11B

Valero Energy Corporation (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.

VLO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$41.97$23.88 -41%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Valero Energy Corp. To summarize, we found that Valero Energy Corp ranked in the 34th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for VLO, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.43 years, is -0.07% -- higher than merely 16.56% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Valero Energy Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 4.13% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 18.88% of stocks in its sector (Energy).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Energy that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as VLO, try NOV, FET, PSXP, BTE, and PBR.

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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.

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, BlackRock, Devon, Domino’s, DraftKings, Duke, Enphase, Snowflake, Valero, Zillow and More – 24/7 Wall St.

Thursday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alibaba, BlackRock, Devon Energy, Domino's Pizza, DraftKings, Duke Energy, Enphase Energy, Snowflake, Valero Energy and Zillow.

24/7 Wall street | October 1, 2020

Valero Energy: Management Committed To High Yield, But Risks Remain

Introduction When this latest Covid-19 economic downturn hit the world, it seemed quite likely that Valero Energy (VLO) would join the list of companies reducing their dividends. To their credit, they have managed to defy this pressure and keep their dividends flowing amidst this turmoil. Although when looking at their...

Daniel Thurecht on Seeking Alpha | September 28, 2020

Valero Energy Trading Lower Than Book Value

Introduction Valero Energy (VLO) has been part of my portfolio for years. Valero is one of the largest independent refiners in the United States with 3.2 million barrels per day capacity and 15 refineries. Majority of Valero refineries are located in the advantageous Gulf Coast region. My investment strategy with...

Andrew Cournoyer on Seeking Alpha | September 21, 2020

Valero Energy Trading Lower Than Book Value (NYSE:VLO)

I have been buying Valero Energy on cyclical dips for years. The company has had two bad quarters due to low demand from a shutdown world economy.

Seeking Alpha | September 21, 2020

Valero Energy Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Results on October 22, 2020

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (“Valero”) today announced that it will host a conference call on October 22, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss third quarter earnings results, which will be released earlier that day, and provide an update on company operations. Persons interested in listening to the presentation live via the internet may log on to Valero’s Investor Relations web site at About Valero Valero Energy Corporation, through it

Business Wire | September 16, 2020

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VLO Price Returns

1-mo -4.44%
3-mo -24.92%
6-mo -34.54%
1-year -55.38%
3-year -38.66%
5-year -18.59%
YTD -53.13%
2019 30.27%
2018 -15.73%
2017 39.99%
2016 0.66%
2015 46.83%

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