Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) saw its share price trade relatively negative in the recent trading session. The share price was last updated to $52.58 with a loss of -0.85 points or -1.59%. The net money flow was $4.71 million and the up/down ratio was 2.19. Approximately $8.68 million was the inflow in upticks and $3.97 million was the outflow in downticks. On a weekly measure, the shares have seen a price change of -4.66%.The shares witnessed a block transaction with a net money flow of $5.63 million. The total money in uptick was $5.63 million and in downtick was $0 million with the up/down ratio reaching 0.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.4% of Valero Energy Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 82.48% of Valero Energy Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -1.35%. On the companys insider trading activities, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (EVP) of Valero Energy Corp/Tx, Crownover R. Michael had sold 17,104 shares worth of $1,248,250 in a transaction dated November 24, 2015. In this transaction, 17,104 shares were sold at $72.98 per share.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 2.41 points or 4.51% at $51.02 with 8,842,665 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $53.13, the shares hit an intraday low of $50.89 and an intraday high of $53.25 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $23,969 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 469,802,630 shares. The 52-week high of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) is $73.88 and the 52-week low is $50.89.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Brokerage firm JP Morgan maintains its rating on Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). As per the latest information, the brokerage house lowers the price target to $59 per share from a prior target of $57. The shares have been rated Overweight. The rating by the firm was issued on June 10, 2016.
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.