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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing, gaining -0.14% today. In the last week its performance is -1.05%, and 4.68% for the past quarter. Currently, Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has a target price of 64.25, so today’s gain of -0.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.74%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), has a market cap of 25965.2, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 81.80%.

At the current price of 55.6, it has a dividend yield of 4.32%, and its target price is 64.25. This is with a profit margin of 3.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has a P/E of 8.99, as well as a forward P/E of 10.63.

With a current EPS of 6.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 56.84%,Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 37.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -10.40%.

Performance for the year is -3.38%. Since its IPO date on 1/4/1982, the total performance to date is -18.84%.

Volume today for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), is 4728100, while its average volume is 6384.22. Whilst the total gain today was -0.14%, it did have a day high of -4.27%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.37%, and 2.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has been 19.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -22.32%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.10%, and its return on assets is 6.60%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has an operating margin of 6.30%. With a sales growth of -22.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Valero Energy Corporation, VLO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.32, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Valero Energy Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.34, along with a P/B of 1.26. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.27.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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