Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Under Analyst Spotlight


(NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500. Blue Chip Partners Inc. lifted its position in Valero Energy Corporation by 39.7% in the 1st quarter. Csu Producer Resources Inc. owns 25,059 shares or 8.4% of their United States portfolio. BlackRock Inc. now owns 39,298,010 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $2,651,044,000 after acquiring an additional 1,080,617 shares during the last quarter.

The most current P/E ratio is 14.42 and the market value is 2.97B. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 on October 6, reaching $77.23.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Valero Energy Corporation and for the current quarter 20 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.63/share. It has underperformed by 12.64% the S&P500. Schwab Charles Corp New (NYSE:SCHW) was raised too.

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04/21/2016 - Raymond James began new coverage on Valero Energy Partners LP giving the company a "outperform" rating. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.1603. Tealwood Asset Incorporated owns 20,491 shares or 0.77% of their USA portfolio. This is assuming the current $1.57 EPS is accurate. It also reduced its holding in Fidelity (FCOM) by 11,588 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 70 shares, and cut its stake in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM).

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While looking at the Stock's Performance, Valero Energy Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of 0.39%, where Monthly Performance is 12.16%, Quarterly performance is 13.42%, 6 Months performance is 17.78% and yearly performance percentage is 40.67%. Akcea Therapeutics Inc had 2 analyst reports since August 8, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, July 30 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by S&P Research given on Thursday, August 6. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,746 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. The rating was upgraded by Moffett Nathanson to "Buy" on Thursday, November 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q2 2017. The oil and gas company reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.15.

These funds have shifted positions in (VLP). Chickasaw Capital Ltd Liability holds 1.43% in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) or 1.50 million shares.

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Investors wait Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) to report on October, 24. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.57 earnings per share, up $0.33 or 26.61 % from last year's $1.24 same quarter earnings.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 7 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Valero Energy Corporation as 18.95 Billion. 8,669 were reported by Jaffetilchin Invest Ltd Liability Corporation. The original version of this news story can be accessed at

Among 22 analysts covering Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. 89,067 were reported by Sentinel Lba. Skba Llc has invested 1.99% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has an M-Score of -2.382422. Ubs Asset Management Americas holds 2.42M shares or 0% of its portfolio. Van Eck Associate stated it has 29,925 shares. Accredited Invsts reported 8,375 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has a Value Composite score of 15. Therefore 59% are positive.

09/28/2017 - Valero Energy Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Piper Jaffray. Moreover, Coastline Co has 0.6% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 49,345 shares.

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