VLO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Positive Earnings Revisions Tied to Rising Shares

    October 31, 2016
    Goldman has found a correlation between five years of positive earnings revisions and strong stock performance - and the ...
  2. Valero Energy Smashes Analyst Q3 Earnings Estimates (VLO)

    October 26, 2016
    Valero Energy Corp. reported $1.33 EPS versus consensus estimates at $0.93 EPS in spite of lower margins on transportation ...
  3. Valero Energy Rallies In Spite of Higher Crude Prices (VLO)

    October 6, 2016
    WTI Crude tests $50 barrel price as the Energy Information Agency reports the fifth week in a row of declining oil inventories.
  4. Q3 Earnings: Oil and Real Estate Down

    October 3, 2016
    Analysts are expecting another lackluster quarter for earnings, falling for a sixth consecutive month.
  5. Downstream Oil Companies Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 29, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  6. Downstream Oil Companies Now Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 28, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  7. Valero Energy Sets Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date (VLO)

    September 21, 2016
    Valero's third quarter includes the issue of 10-Year Senior Notes to lower interest payments and provide $300 million for ...
  8. Downstream Oil Stocks Still Attractive (VLO, MPC)

    September 19, 2016
    When crude oil prices decline, refiners and transporters expect higher margins.
  9. 3 Low Price-to-Book Ratio Stocks to Consider in 2016 (NWS, FCAU)

    September 7, 2016
    These three stocks with low price-to-book ratios have promising prospects of turnarounds and improvements in operating metrics.
  10. Icahn: Refiners Trapped in “Rigged” Market (CVI, VLO)

    August 16, 2016
    Activist investor Carl Icahn has laid into the Environmental Protection Agency, calling the market for renewable identification ...
  11. 10 Stocks With Low P/E Ratios (DAL,NE,GM,VLO)

    July 14, 2016
    If you are looking for long-term value consider these stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios.
  12. Tough Times Ahead for U.S. Refiners

    July 8, 2016
    Despite increased motor travel, the summer of 2016 may not be fruitful for U.S. oil refiners. Here’s why
  13. Best Dividend Stocks With Solid Financial Health (AAPL, GILD)

    June 9, 2016
    Learn how Apple, Gilead Sciences and Valero Energy are financially strong, dividend-paying large-cap companies with a potential ...
  14. Valero Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (VLO)

    May 23, 2016
    Valero will send its dividend payment on June 21 to shareholders of record as of May 25.
  15. 3 Expensive All-Cap ETFs Worth Your While (KNOW, PDP)

    April 21, 2016
    Learn why high expense ratios may not matter when it comes to all-cap ETFs, as well as the funds that have outperformed their ...
  16. Are Low-Debt Oil Companies the Best Long-Haul Bet?

    April 18, 2016
    Set on investing in oil for the long haul? Here's why companies with low debt may be your best bet.
  17. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (FSENX)

    March 25, 2016
    Discover the portfolio trends in Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio and learn how it's positioned to grow with the rebound ...
  18. Energy Sector: Industries Snapshot (XLE, XOM)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover the two industries that form the energy sector of the S&P 500 index, and learn which companies may be the right ...
  19. Watch for Short-term Trendline Breaks in These Stocks (MDLZ, ...

    March 14, 2016
    When these short-term trendlines break, the recent rally in these stocks is likely over.
  20. 3 Energy Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (VLO, TSO)

    March 8, 2016
    Explore analyses of three energy stocks that are trading near their 52-week lows, and discover how energy stocks survive ...
  21. Looking to Invest in Oil? Try the Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE, XOM)

    March 7, 2016
    Learn how to invest in ETFs to gain exposure to the oil sector without having to deal with the challenges inherent in investing ...
  22. The 2016 Outlook For Oil Refiners

    February 25, 2016
    Many refiners have benefited from wide crack spreads in recent years but profits may suffer when crude oil stabilizes.
  23. The Top 5 Oil and Gas Stocks for 2016 (XOM, BP)

    February 9, 2016
    Read detailed analyses of the top five oil and gas stocks, and learn why they may be poised to rise in 2016 after a dismal ...
  24. Value Momentum Based on EV/EBIT (ANTM, VLO)

    December 15, 2015
    Combining value and momentum is a winning strategy.
  25. How Oil and Ethanol Combine to Make Valero Rich (VLO, PSX)

    November 12, 2015
    Despite a lagging oil sector, Valero continues to have good results with its ethanol and oil refinery businesses.
  26. Was Valero Energy's Dividend Raise Too Much? (VLO)

    November 2, 2015
    It's a good time to be Valero Energy (NYSE: VLO). Crude oil prices are remaining stubbornly low after plummeting last year, ...
  27. Stocks Trading At Support - Time to Buy or Sell?

    October 21, 2015
    These stocks are at, or falling toward, support. Support provides a possible buying opportunity, or a time to sell if support ...
  28. The 5 Best Buy-and-Hold Energy Stocks (MMP, TSO)

    October 2, 2015
    Understand why energy companies' stock are volatile when oil prices are volatile. Learn about the top five energy companies ...
  29. Who Are Exxon’s Main Competitors? (RDS.A, XOM)

    September 7, 2015
    Learn about some of the main competitors to Exxon Mobil in the energy sector, and find out how their businesses are different ...
  30. Why We Need Antitrust Laws (MSFT, AAPL)

    July 29, 2015
    A look at antitrust laws in the United States and the many anticompetitive practices they safeguard against.
  31. Make a Downstream Bet with Oil Refiners

    June 17, 2015
    Now is a good time to bet on the oil refinery sector. Here's why.
  32. Watch For These Chart Pattern Breakouts Right Now

    May 6, 2015
    These stocks are near chart pattern breakout points, indicating potential trend reversals ahead.
  33. Top Oil Stocks that Pay Regular Dividends (XOM, CVX)

    April 21, 2015
    Eyeing oil stocks that pay regular dividends? Consider these refinery plays.
  34. Commodity Traders Are Using Momentum To Profit From These Stocks

    February 26, 2015
    Active traders are drawn to momentum strategies. These momentum winners of 2015 are worth a trader's second look.
  35. Black Gold In JR Ewing Country: Texas' Oil Economy

    February 23, 2015
    The economy of Texas is soaring because of oil and oil-derivated products and services, but is that sustainable with the ...
  36. The Most Indebted US Oil Companies

    February 23, 2015
    The recent sharp decline in oil prices along with the industry’s high cost of operations have pushed these 10 US oil companies ...
  37. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  38. Why Gasoline Costs What It Does

    June 30, 2014
    The next time you have to dig deep into your wallet to fill your gas tank at least you'll know exactly what you're paying ...
  39. Valero Stockholders: Should You Keep The Spin-Off Shares?

    April 8, 2013
    Spin-off's have a history of performing well in the first months of going public, but will this be the case for Valero?
  40. Diesel Fuel Offers An Interesting Play

    October 19, 2011
    Use the increased demand for diesel to your advantage. Check out these picks for some good side bets in the energy sector. ...
  41. Say Hello To Marathon Petroleum Corporation

    July 5, 2011
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation is the latest energy company for investors to consider after Marathon Oil completed the spin ...
  42. Mideast Unrest Squeezes Refiners

    March 2, 2011
    While shares of big oil names like Exxon and Chevron rally on higher prices, supply disruptions in the Middle East and North ...