Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) managed to eke out gains of 0.19% in intraday trade. The share price increased by 0.13 points to $68.86. Till last observation, the net money flow was recorded at a negative $(-1.93) million. The total inflow of $14.87 million in upticks was completely overshadowed by an outflow of $16.8 million in downticks, giving the up/down ratio a value of 0.89. The shares have seen a change of 3.44% in the past week.A block trade occurred in the company shares in which the composite value of the upticks was $0 million and the composite value in downticks was $3.12 million. The resultant up/down ratio for the block exchange was 0. The block trade had a negative money flow of $(-3.12) million.
Based on the Stock Research reports from financial advisors, there are 7 Analysts recommending as a Strong Buy, and 2 Analysts recommending as a Moderate Buy. Investors should also note that 5 Stock brokerage firms are recommending to Hold the stock for short term. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.26% or 0.18 points. After the session commenced at $68.93, the stock reached the higher end at $69.2 while it hit a low of $68.47. With the volume soaring to 3,654,241 shares, the last trade was called at $68.55. The company has a 52-week high of $71.4. The company has a market cap of $30,919 million and there are 451,049,520 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $46.88.
Valero Energy Corporation has a Price to Earnings ratio of 17.82 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 1.42. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Valero Energy Corporation has a price to cash ratio of 8.29. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 3.03% and Return on Equity of the stock is 8.08%. According to the corporate earnings calendar, Valero Energy Corporation will release next earnings on May 02, 2017 with an estimated EPS consensus of $0.67. Based on the consensus of stock financial advisors the stock has a price target of $71.33. Current year estimate on EPS consensus is $5.02. The Estimated EPS rate for Long term growth is $11.8. For Dividend Investing Stock Market Traders Valero Energy Corporation has a Dividend Yield of 4.07% with an Annual Dividend of $2.8. It has a Payout Ratio of 0.65 and the change in Dividend payout ratio is 0.41.
Valero Energy Corporation owns and operates refineries in the United States and Canada with a combined throughput capacity of approximately two million BPD, making it one of the nations top refiners of petroleum products. Valero is also one of the nations leading retail operators with retail outlets in the United States and Canada under various brand names including Diamond Shamrock, Ultramar, Valero, Beacon and Total.