Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) traded with a cut of -0.6 points or -0.91% at $65.16 per share. As per the last available information, the stock aggregated $33.71 million in upticks and $29.69 million in downticks, keeping the net money flow capped at $4.03 million. The up/down ratio was found to be 1.14. For the week, the shares has seen a change of -3.19% in the share price.A block trade of $5.25 million in upticks and $0 million in downticks also took place during the day. The up/down ratio for the block stood at 0. The net money flow for this transaction was $5.25 million.Block trades are executed by Investment Banking firms or Wealth Managers shifting positions or Day traders taking advantage of trading signals.
Valero Energy Corporation has lost 4.33% in the last five trading days and dropped 4.32% in the last 4 weeks. Valero Energy Corporation is up 11.38% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -4.32%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 0.59% or 0.39 points. After the session commenced at $66.53, the stock reached the higher end at $66.74 while it hit a low of $64.81. With the volume soaring to 5,204,470 shares, the last trade was called at $65.37. The company has a 52-week high of $71.4. The company has a market cap of $29,591 million and there are 452,664,760 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $46.88.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 30, 2017, Joseph W Gorder (COB, President and CEO) sold 39,057 shares at 67.85 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Michael S Ciskowski (EVP and CFO) sold 57,946 shares at 68.70 per share price.On Nov 24, 2015, R. Michael Crownover (EVP) sold 17,104 shares at 72.98 per share price.
Valero Energy Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $20712.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $18887.47 million. The companys revenue was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.79 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Valero Energy Corporation was Reiterated by Barclays on Feb 1, 2017 to Overweight, Lowers Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $95 .Valero Energy Corporation was Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral on Jan 17, 2017. Valero Energy Corporation was Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold on Jan 12, 2017. Valero Energy Corporation was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Jan 5, 2017. Valero Energy Corporation was Upgraded by Tudor Pickering to Buy on Nov 16, 2016.
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.