Some Thoughts on Valero Energy

Shares of Valero Energy have moved 1.0% today, and are now trading at a price of $124.8. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 1.0% change. Today's trading volume is 184,402 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,781,846.

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 $44,070,998,016. Valero Energy currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.3% per year.

The company is now trading -17.06% away from its average analyst target price of $150.47 per share. The 15 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $132.0 to $171.0, and on average give Valero Energy a rating of buy.

Over the last 52 weeks, VLO stock has risen 1.0%, which amounts to a -7.0% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $152.2 whereas its 52 week low is $104.18 per share. Based on Valero Energy's average net margin growth of 15.9% over the last 6 years, its core business is on track for profitability and its strong stock performance may continue in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 157,148,000 11,412,000 7 0.0
2022 176,383,000 11,879,000 7 600.0
2021 113,977,000 1,288,000 1 inf
2020 64,912,000 314,000 0 -100.0
2019 108,324,000 2,784,000 3 0.0
2018 117,033,000 3,353,000 3
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