Valero Energy Corp. (VLO)

83.60
NYSE : Energy Minerals
Prev Close 84.31
Day Low/High 82.63 / 84.44
52 Wk Low/High 68.81 / 120.72
Avg Volume 3.27M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 414.40M
Market Cap 34.94B
EPS 7.30
P/E Ratio 312.26
Div & Yield 3.60 (4.25%)

Parting Thoughts on the Market

The market added to gains in the last hour and all 10 industry segments were up except for utilities, thanks to higher interest rates. Nice to see Goldman Sachs' three themes for refiners in the second half of 2015 note the two refiners I still hold...

Refiners and Insurers Flashing Green, Internets Showing Sell Signs

Refiners and Insurers Flashing Green, Internets Showing Sell Signs

Healthcare insurers were flashing bullish signs long before merger mania engulfed the sector said Marc Chaikin, CEO of Chaikin Analytics.

Bull Charts of the Day: St. Joe Corp., Phillips 66

St. Joe has been revitalized, while Phillips 66 is a love-hate thing.

EOG Resources, Valero Will Energize Your Portfolio Says Tortoise Fund Manager

EOG Resources, Valero Will Energize Your Portfolio Says Tortoise Fund Manager

EOG Resources not only survived the past year’s dramatic drop in oil prices, but is now starting to thrive by turning $65 a barrel into the new $90.

Jim Cramer Cautious on Renewable Energy, but Likes First Solar

Jim Cramer Cautious on Renewable Energy, but Likes First Solar

Jim Cramer shows off his Apple (AAPL) Watch and answers Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Refiners Look Better After Iran Deal

The question: When would sanctions be lifted?

The Fibocall: Valero Energy

The Fibocall: Valero Energy

Check out an inside day in the shares.

Put Some Money to Work in Mastec

The market continues to hold onto solid gains as we approached the noon hour here on the East Coast. Oil also is holding its 3%-plus rally so far. Not surprisingly, the energy sector is having a strong day so far. Refiner Valero (VLO) is getting nea...

Refiners Offer Oasis in Besieged Sector

Refiners Offer Oasis in Besieged Sector

These two giants are hiking dividends and still relatively cheap.

Conditions Mirror Prior Turning Points

Conditions Mirror Prior Turning Points

In each case a market decline soon followed.

Valero upgraded at Credit Suisse

Two Energy Stocks to Own Now

Two Energy Stocks to Own Now

Their charts, as well as their fundamentals, are positive.

Refiners Are Buying Opportunities

They're doing well despite the lower oil prices.

Hearing Shots

Related to my opening post, here are some positioning ideas with which I am comfortable. Currency turmoil is always good for gold, and Doug made his case for more SPDR Gold (GLD) exposure yesterday, and I also must be incrementally more constructive...

Valero upgraded at JP Morgan

More Low-Oil Champs

Refiners will surely benefit -- and here are the choicest names.

A Surprisingly In-Line Earnings Season

A Surprisingly In-Line Earnings Season

Looks like analysts had the right call.

Fuel Up on Refiners

High gas prices are not needed for spectacular profits.

Sizing Up Earnings Season

Sizing Up Earnings Season

Here are the emerging trends that I believe are actionable.

Shades of '08 (in Different Sectors)

Many names are trading like they are headed for bankruptcy.

Energy Prices Struggle to Find a Bottom, Brent Slides to 27-Month Low

Energy Prices Struggle to Find a Bottom, Brent Slides to 27-Month Low

Levels in crude and natural gas continue to slide as the U.S. dollar strengthens, despite an escalation in global conflicts and winter weather on the horizon.

Modifying Graham's Formula

I look for cheap stocks using EV/EBITDA rather than P/E.

Buy U.S. Refiners at Your Own Risk

Will they have a fabulous autumn or a fabulous fall?

Nat Gas Remains a Stellar Bet

The companies profiting from the energy revolution are still some of the best investments out there.

Valero target lowered at Oppenheimer

Rally Into the Close

We'll see. By Bret Jensen The market is up nicely since my last post. Let's see if the rally continues until close. The Russell 2000 and Nasdaq continue to be laggards, as the market is still in risk-off mode. Both Apple (AAPL) and Gilead Sciences (...

Valero Is Holding Up Very Well

Valero Is Holding Up Very Well

The shares are headed for their third straight positive close.

Refiners Are A No-No Right Now, Stick With U.S. Oil Exploration Companies

Refiners Are A No-No Right Now, Stick With U.S. Oil Exploration Companies

TheStreet's Energy Contributor Dan Dicker says the bad news will continue for U.S. refiners and refining stocks.

Jim Cramer: SolarCity and Amazon Are Cold Stocks Bound to Heat Up

Jim Cramer: SolarCity and Amazon Are Cold Stocks Bound to Heat Up

This week, Cramer explains why he considers SolarCity and Amazon examples of cold stocks that are set to go higher.

Be Patient With E&P Companies

Another leg up is on its way.