As on February 19, 2021, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) got off with the flyer as it spiked 5.45% to $71.53. During the day, the stock rose to $72.15 and sunk to $68.18 before settling in for the price of $67.83 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VLO posted a 52-week range of $31.00-$84.77.
The Energy Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was -3.70%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -3.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -19.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $407.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $406.31 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $27.66 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $59.41, while the 200-day Moving Average is $55.09.
While finding the extent of efficiency of the company that is accounted for 10222 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -1.21, operating margin was -2.43 and Pretax Margin of -3.10.
Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry. Valero Energy Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.30%, in contrast to 79.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 03, this organization’s COB & CEO sold 36,000 shares at the rate of 58.60, making the entire transaction reach 2,109,460 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 0. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 02, Company’s COB & CEO sold 3,200 for 56.45, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 180,640. This particular insider is now the holder of 0 in total.
Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted -$1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$1.42) by $0.36. This company achieved a net margin of -2.19 while generating a return on equity of -7.00. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.2 per share during the current fiscal year.
Valero Energy Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -19.40% and is forecasted to reach 4.52 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -13.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -3.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.20. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.58. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $27.62, and its Beta score is 2.19. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.32. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 13.39.
In the same vein, VLO’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.59, a figure that is expected to reach -0.86 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.52 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Valero Energy Corporation, VLO], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 3.91 million was better the volume of 3.84 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 92.66% While, its Average True Range was 2.58.
Raw Stochastic average of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 98.31%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 96.42% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 29.36% that was lower than 66.95% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.