Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

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Last closing price (Apr 17 4:00 EDT):
56.00 (0.11%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company. The company operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Retail. The Refining segment engages in refining, wholesale marketing, product supply and distribution, and transportation operations. It produces conventional gasoline, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. This segment also offers conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CARB diesel fuel, and low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. The Ethanol segment produces ethanol and distillers grains. The Retail segment sells motor fuels at convenience stores, filling stations, and card locks; convenience store merchandise and services in convenience stores; and home heating oil to residential customers. Valero Energy Corporation markets its refined products through bulk and rack marketing network; and sells refined products through a network of approximately 1,880 company-owned and leased retail sites and other under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Aruba, and Ireland. It owns approximately 16 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day; and operates 10 ethanol plants with a combined nameplate production capacity of approximately 1.1 billion gallons per year. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
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Cory Garcia Raymond James Buy   Jan 23, '14   50.99    Jan 23, '15  9.83% 
Roger Read Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Jan 06, '14   49.57    Jan 06, '15  12.97% 
Paul Cheng Barclays Buy   Jan 06, '14   49.57    Jan 06, '15  12.97% 
Edward Westlake Credit Suisse Buy   Jan 06, '14   49.57    Jan 06, '15  12.97% 
Chi Chow Macquarie Research Equities Buy   Dec 05, '13   45.12    Dec 05, '14  24.11% 
Sam Margolin Cowen And Company Buy   Nov 01, '13   40.58  52.00  Nov 01, '14  38.00% 
Craig Weiland UBS Buy   Oct 30, '13   40.99  45.00  Oct 30, '14  36.62% 
Cory Garcia Raymond James Buy   Oct 30, '13   40.99  46.00  Oct 30, '14  36.62% 
Charles Graham Unaffiliated Buy   Oct 21, '13   40.04  42.00  Oct 21, '14  39.86% 
Blake Fernandez Howard Weil Inc. Buy   Oct 15, '13   36.12  43.00  Oct 15, '14  55.04% 
Paul Cheng Barclays Buy   Oct 08, '13   33.39  64.00  Oct 08, '14  67.71% 
Faisel Khan Citi Buy   Oct 02, '13   34.03    Oct 02, '14  64.56% 
Evan Calio Morgan Stanley Buy   Oct 01, '13   33.49  45.00  Oct 01, '14  67.21% 
Charles Graham Unaffiliated Buy   Jul 26, '13   35.57  42.00  Aug 26, '13  2.33% 
Fadel Gheit Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Jul 25, '13   35.09  42.00  Jul 25, '14  59.59% 
Cory Garcia Raymond James Buy   Jul 12, '13   35.28  40.00  Jul 12, '14  58.73% 
Evan Calio Morgan Stanley Sell   Jul 01, '13   33.70    Jul 01, '14  -66.17% 
Paul Cheng Barclays Buy   Mar 14, '13   39.23  75.00  Mar 14, '14  37.75% 
Fadel Gheit Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Feb 25, '13   39.60  55.00  Feb 25, '14  28.59% 
Chi Chow Macquarie Research Equities Buy   Feb 13, '13   41.38  53.00  Feb 13, '14  15.13% 
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