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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 -0.66% today. In the last week its performance is -0.12%, and -17.67% for the past quarter. Currently, Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has a target price of 62.64, so today’s gain of -0.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.26%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), has a market cap of 23522.91, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 82.50%.

At the current price of 49.55, it has a dividend yield of 4.81%, and its target price is 62.64. This is with a profit margin of 4.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has a P/E of 7.03, as well as a forward P/E of 8.88.

With a current EPS of 7.09, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 42.80%,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 -8.60%.

Performance for the year is -21.49%. Since its IPO date on 1/4/1982, the total performance to date is -28.00%.

Volume today for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), is 3544693, while its average volume is 6154.37. Whilst the total gain today was -0.66%, it did have a day high of -12.76%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.96%, and 2.75% for the month. The 52-week low for Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has been 5.70%, while the 52-week-high has reached -31.54%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.10%, and its return on assets is 7.70%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has an operating margin of 6.90%. With a sales growth of -26.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Valero Energy Corporation, VLO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 1.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Valero Energy Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.29, along with a P/B of 1.13. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.23.

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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