Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) : Weaver C. Barksdale Associates added new position in Valero Energy Corporation during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 16,044 shares of Valero Energy Corporation which is valued at $869,424 , the company said in a statement filed on Oct 12, 2016 with the SEC.Valero Energy Corporation makes up approximately 1.49% of Weaver C. Barksdale Associates’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in VLO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 44,489 additional shares and now holds a total of 241,977 shares of Valero Energy Corporation which is valued at $13,245,821. Valero Energy Corporation makes up approx 0.29% of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s portfolio.New England Research Management boosted its stake in VLO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,225 additional shares and now holds a total of 31,225 shares of Valero Energy Corporation which is valued at $1,711,130. Valero Energy Corporation makes up approx 1.44% of New England Research Management’s portfolio.West Oak Capital reduced its stake in VLO by selling 200 shares or 34.01% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 388 shares of VLO which is valued at $21,262. Valero Energy Corporation makes up approx 0.01% of West Oak Capital’s portfolio. Eqis Capital Management added VLO to its portfolio by purchasing 8,935 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $489,638. Valero Energy Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
Valero Energy Corporation closed down -0.55 points or -1.00% at $54.19 with 44,19,745 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $55.05, the shares hit an intraday low of $54 and an intraday high of $55.26 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Valero Energy Corporation reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08 according to the earnings call on Jul 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.99. The company had revenue of $19584.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $18667.34 million. The company’s revenue was down -22.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.66 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Valero Energy Corporation. Jefferies Initiated Valero Energy Corporation on Aug 23, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $66.Shares were Reiterated by Scotia Howard Weil on Jul 27, 2016 to “Sector Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $61 .
Valero Energy Corp (Valero) is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels other petrochemical products and power. The Company’s 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 7400 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.