Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
Last closing price (Dec 19 4:00 EDT):
48.88 (3.85%) ?
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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|Fadel Gheit||Oppenheimer & Co.||Buy||Dec 09, '14||48.59||60.00||Dec 09, '15||0.60%|
|Robert Kessler||Tudor Pickering & Co. Sec||Buy||Dec 04, '14||51.59||Dec 04, '15||-5.25%|
|Faisel Khan||Citi||Buy||Jun 12, '14||53.23||Jun 12, '15||-8.17%|
|Fadel Gheit||Oppenheimer & Co.||Buy||May 06, '14||57.62||70.00||May 06, '15||-15.17%|
|Paul Cheng||Barclays||Buy||Apr 30, '14||56.30||75.00||Apr 30, '15||-13.18%|
|Sam Margolin||Cowen And Company||Buy||Apr 29, '14||55.97||70.00||Apr 29, '15||-12.67%|
|Cory Garcia||Raymond James||Buy||Jan 23, '14||50.21||Jan 23, '15||-2.65%|
|Edward Westlake||Credit Suisse||Buy||Jan 06, '14||48.82||Jan 06, '15||0.12%|
|Paul Cheng||Barclays||Buy||Jan 06, '14||48.82||Jan 06, '15||0.12%|
|Roger Read||Wells Fargo Securities, Llc||Buy||Jan 06, '14||48.82||Jan 06, '15||0.12%|
|Chi Chow||Macquarie Research Equities||Buy||Dec 05, '13||44.43||Dec 05, '14||16.12%|
|Sam Margolin||Cowen And Company||Buy||Nov 01, '13||40.19||52.00||Nov 01, '14||26.83%|
|Cory Garcia||Raymond James||Buy||Oct 30, '13||40.59||46.00||Oct 30, '14||19.56%|
|Craig Weiland||UBS||Buy||Oct 30, '13||40.59||45.00||Oct 30, '14||19.56%|
|Charles Graham||Unaffiliated||Buy||Oct 21, '13||39.65||42.00||Oct 21, '14||16.80%|
|Blake Fernandez||Howard Weil Inc.||Buy||Oct 15, '13||35.77||43.00||Oct 15, '14||25.58%|
|Paul Cheng||Barclays||Buy||Oct 08, '13||33.06||64.00||Oct 08, '14||36.51%|
|Faisel Khan||Citi||Buy||Oct 02, '13||33.70||Oct 02, '14||35.31%|
|Evan Calio||Morgan Stanley||Buy||Oct 01, '13||33.17||45.00||Oct 01, '14||39.49%|
|Charles Graham||Unaffiliated||Buy||Jul 26, '13||35.57||42.00||Aug 26, '13||2.33%|