VLO Bucks Yearly Trend, Surges Upwards Today.

This morning we watched Valero Energy rise 3.1% to a price of $132.53 per share. The large-cap Oil & Gas Integrated company is now trading -12.56% below its average target price of $151.56. Analysts have set target prices ranging from $128.0 to $176.0 per share for Valero Energy, and have given the stock an average rating of buy.

Valero Energy's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 3.5%. The stock's short ratio is 3.53. The company's insiders own 0.48% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests.

Another number to watch is the company's rate of institutional share ownership, which now stands at 80.9%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Valero Energy.

Institutions Invested in Valero Energy

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-09-30 Vanguard Group Inc 10% 33,158,395 $4,394,482,048
2023-09-30 Blackrock Inc. 9% 30,095,624 $3,988,573,011
2023-09-30 State Street Corporation 7% 24,175,254 $3,203,946,383
2023-09-30 FMR, LLC 3% 9,080,700 $1,203,465,159
2023-09-30 Morgan Stanley 3% 8,961,603 $1,187,681,234
2023-09-30 Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. 2% 8,044,977 $1,066,200,791
2023-09-30 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 2% 6,796,865 $900,788,510
2023-09-30 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 6,644,893 $880,647,661
2023-09-30 Bank of America Corporation 1% 4,505,862 $597,161,885
2023-09-30 Nuveen Asset Management, LLC 1% 4,418,046 $585,523,630
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