Valero Energy Corp. (VLO)

68.77
1.40 2.00
NYSE : Energy Minerals
Prev Close 70.18
Open 70.22
Day Low/High 68.05 / 70.50
52 Wk Low/High 31.00 / 101.99
Volume 2.23M
Avg Volume 6.60M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 407.70M
Market Cap 28.01B
EPS 5.80
P/E Ratio 71.56
Div & Yield 3.92 (5.60%)

Ben Graham's 2 Simple Approaches for Investors

The strategy outperforms better in down market cycles.

So, What Will November Hold?

As always, it was good standing in for Doug Kass here on the Daily Diary today, with lots of good, lively commentary.  Markets sold off a bit into the close, with all major indices ending slightly down on the last trading day of October. It was a ve...

Crack Spread Pays Off for Valero; Shares Could Rise 15%

Crack Spread Pays Off for Valero; Shares Could Rise 15%

The stock has been improving since its August low.

Quant Picks: 4 Oil Refiners You Should Invest in Now That Oil Is Low

Quant Picks: 4 Oil Refiners You Should Invest in Now That Oil Is Low

Here are some of the best oil refiners TheStreet Quant Ratings says you should consider looking at.

Valero, Marathon Could Suffer if U.S. Crude Export Ban is Lifted

Valero, Marathon Could Suffer if U.S. Crude Export Ban is Lifted

A debate is heating up in Washington on whether the 40-year ban on U.S. crude exports should be lifted.

Energy Stocks Are Cheap, but Won't Beat the Markets So Soon: Mary Ann Bartels

Energy Stocks Are Cheap, but Won't Beat the Markets So Soon: Mary Ann Bartels

The slide in oil prices paves a way for investors to scoop up shares of energy stocks at a discount, but the bigger opportunities lie in refineries.

The Trader Daily: Intraday Action Has Been About as Boring as It Gets

The Trader Daily: Intraday Action Has Been About as Boring as It Gets

Equity traders, meanwhile, have had plenty to keep themselves busy.

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

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

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)

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?