Valero Energy Corporation manufactures and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally.
Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Valero Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VLO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: VLO matched the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -34.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VLO underperformed the US Market which returned 15.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Valero Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Valero Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VLO ($51.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($128.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VLO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VLO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (9.8x).
PE vs Market: VLO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VLO is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VLO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).
How is Valero Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VLO's forecast earnings growth (49.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VLO's earnings (49.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VLO's revenue (11.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VLO's revenue (11.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VLO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.7%).
How has Valero Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VLO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VLO's current net profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VLO's earnings have declined by 13.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VLO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VLO had negative earnings growth (-58.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VLO's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.
How is Valero Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VLO's short term assets ($12.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: VLO's short term assets ($12.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($21.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VLO's debt to equity ratio (50.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VLO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.4% to 50.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VLO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.7%).
Interest Coverage: VLO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
What is Valero Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VLO's dividend (7.61%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).
High Dividend: VLO's dividend (7.61%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.45%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VLO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VLO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (144.5%), VLO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VLO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (66.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Gorder (63 yo)
Mr. Joseph W. Gorder, also known as Joe, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Valero Energy Corporation since May 01, 2014 and served as its President from November 2012 to January 23, 2020. Mr. Gorder ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD28.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||6.25yrs||US$28.20m||0.12% |
|President & COO||0.58yr||US$11.25m||0.058% |
|Executive VP & CFO||0.083yr||US$5.51m||0.016% |
|Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer||6.25yrs||US$5.79m||0.034% |
|Chief Accounting Officer & Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer & Senior VP of Information Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Administration||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Disclosure & Compliance Officer and Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & General Counsel||0.083yr||no data||0.018% |
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Wholesale Marketing & International Commercial Operations||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VLO's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman & CEO||6.25yrs||US$28.20m||0.12% |
|Independent Director||11.92yrs||US$305.00k||0.0028% |
|Lead Independent Director||10.58yrs||US$335.00k||0.0092% |
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$325.00k||0.025% |
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$325.00k||0.0078% |
|Independent Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$305.00k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$305.00k||0.0011% |
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$305.00k||0.0054% |
|Independent Director||15.58yrs||US$305.00k||0.0064% |
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$325.00k||0.0047% |
Experienced Board: VLO's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Valero Energy Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Valero Energy Corporation
- Ticker: VLO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$20.991b
- Shares outstanding: 407.76m
- Website: https://www.valero.com
Number of Employees
- Valero Energy Corporation
- One Valero Way
- San Antonio
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VLO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|V1L||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|VLO *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1980|
|0LK6||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1980|
|V1L||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1980|
|VLOE34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM USD0.01||BR||BRL||Aug 2016|
Valero Energy Corporation manufactures and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. It operates through three se ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/07 00:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/06 00:00|
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