Zacks Rating on Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) : 7 brokerage houses believe that Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 5 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Valero Energy Corporation (VLO). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Strong Sell with a rank of 5.The median of all the 14 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 1.86.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) : Currently there are 9 street experts covering Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $73 and $48 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $64.89. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $7.98.


Shares of Valero Energy Corporation rose by 1.3% in the last five trading days and 11.01% for the last 4 weeks. Valero Energy Corporation is up 0.86% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -19.41%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $54.52, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $55.3512 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $54.26 and closed the trading day at $55.21, in the green by 1.43%. The total traded volume for the day was 4,354,090. The stock had closed at $54.43 in the previous days trading.

Valero Energy Corp (Valero) is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. The Companys refineries can produce conventional gasolines, premium gasolines, gasoline, diesel fuel, low-sulfur diesel fuel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel, CARB diesel fuel, other distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. The Company markets branded and unbranded refined products through approximately 7,400 outlets. The Company also owns 11 ethanol plants in the central plains region of the United States that primarily produce ethanol. The Company operates through two segments. The refining segment includes refining operations, wholesale marketing, product supply and distribution, and transportation operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Aruba and Ireland. Its ethanol segment primarily includes sale of internally produced ethanol and distillers grains.

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