Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

80.99
NYSE
Prev Close 82.00
Day Low/High 79.44 / 82.45
52 Wk Low/High 35.44 / 84.95
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 408.82B
Market Cap 33.52B
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Analyst Actions -- 11/14/2011

Here are today's top research calls.

Look Before You Leap Into the Oil Patch

Don't buy oil-service stocks until Baker Hughes bottoms and Brent crude stabilizes.

Leave Those Refiners Alone

Leave Those Refiners Alone

Takeout rumors have triggered a Valero surge, but given the far-fetched nature of this idea, expect the move to be a one-act show.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

If that was the retracement, it wasn't very impressive, and that's bullish.

More Safe-Haven Ideas

More Safe-Haven Ideas

Consider this strategy to help protect your portfolio as what could be a very treacherous earnings season approaches.

Running Into Some Resistance

Running Into Some Resistance

At this point, don't short the market outright, but pick individual stocks instead.

Irene May Still Be a Catalyst for Refiners

Irene May Still Be a Catalyst for Refiners

Even a relatively minor event -- such as the storm that just passed -- can serve as a lasting boost.

Irene May Still Be a Catalyst for Refiners

Irene May Still Be a Catalyst for Refiners

Even a relatively minor event -- such as the storm that just passed -- can serve as a lasting boost.

Time to Do Your Homework

Trends in 13HF filings show many of the best investors are starting to buy in energy and small banks.

Where the Smart Money's Going

Filings from Kahn Brothers and Appaloosa give some diverging tips on financials.