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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 2.49% today. In the last week its performance is -4.80%, and 4.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has a target price of 64.18, so today’s gain of 2.49% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.31%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), has a market cap of 24751, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 81.80%.

At the current price of 53, it has a dividend yield of 4.53%, and its target price is 64.18. 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 8.57, as well as a forward P/E of 10.18.

With a current EPS of 6.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 56.41%,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 -11.48%. Since its IPO date on 1/4/1982, the total performance to date is -22.64%.

Volume today for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), is 8258700, while its average volume is 6378.53. Whilst the total gain today was 2.49%, it did have a day high of -8.75%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.99%, and 2.75% for the month. The 52-week low for Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has been 14.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -25.96%.

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 0.32, along with a P/B of 1.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.03.

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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