Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) : Thursdays money flow analysis of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) indicates the selling of stock on the strength of price. The investors sold the stock on every rise as seen in the downtick transactions of $26.43 million. In comparison, the inflow of money on upticks was a meager $24.05 million. The dollar value of composite uptick trades minus the downtick trades was negative $2.38 million. The uptick to downtick ratio of 0.91 in the money flow shows weakness. The uptick block trades were valued at $2 million. The downtick transaction value was high at $5.19 million, which denotes distribution on strength. The uptick to downtick ratio of block trades was 0.39. Hence, the net money flow in the stock was negative ($3.19 million). Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) gained $0.5 at $50.04, a change of 1.01% over the previous days close.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.8% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.12%. Shares have dropped -26.87% from its 1 Year high price. On Nov 24, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $73.88 and the one year low was seen on Jul 8, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $52.52 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $59.84.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $49.96 and $49.42 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $50.46. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $50.40, notching a gain of 1.74% for the day. The total traded volume was 5,975,054 . The stock had closed at $49.54 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity, The officer (EVP), of Valero Energy Corp/Tx, Crownover R. Michael had unloaded 17,104 shares at $72.98 per share in a transaction on November 24, 2015. The total value of transaction was $1,248,250. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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