Brief From our Editor -- Valero Energy (VLO) Stock.

Shares of Valero Energy have moved -0.6% today, and are now trading at a price of $110.29. Today's trading volume is 307,528 compared to the stock's average volume of 4,544,616.

Valero Energy Corporation manufactures, markets, and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Latin America, and internationally. Based in San Antonio, United States the company has 9,716 full time employees and a market cap of $39,871,709,184. Valero Energy currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.6% per year.

The company is now trading -23.39% away from its average analyst target price of $143.96 per share. The 16 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $118.0 to $160.0, and on average give Valero Energy a rating of buy.

Over the last year, VLO shares have gone down by -1.9%, which represents a difference of -19.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $150.39 per share and its 52 week low is $96.93. Based on Valero Energy's 21.5% compound average gross margin growth rate over the last 4 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long term.

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 176,383,000 159,632,000 9.5 251.85
2021-12-31 113,977,000 110,895,000 2.7 323.14
2020-12-31 64,912,000 65,700,000 -1.21 -127.75
2019-12-31 108,324,000 103,599,000 4.36 n/a
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