Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) fell -0.34% during previous trade. BofA/Merrill issued rating on the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-05-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Buy. Additionally Tudor Pickering issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-16-16 Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) was “Upgraded” from Hold to Buy besides that on Oct-26-16 Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) was “Reiterated” by Scotia Howard Weil as Sector Outperform from $58 to $62. Furthermore on Aug 23-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Jefferies as Buy at $66.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) shares ended last trading session at the price of $67.68 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $71.06 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/4/17. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s highest estimates of price target are $86 and low forecast is $61 based on the opinion of 16 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 5.67. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.80 based on calls of 15 experts, where 8 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 2 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/31/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.85 EPS for current quarter according to 18 analysts whereas the company reported $1.79 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.36 and high estimate of $1.3. For the current year Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has set to release EPS of $3.74 as per the sentiments of 16 analysts, however according to 19 analysts, the company expected to release $5.39 EPS for next year.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $18.04B according to 6 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $15.13B and highest revenue estimates are $22.3B. A year ago the company’s sales were $18.78B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -3.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $19.83B, according to the sentiments of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $71.81B revenues, as per the opinion of 7 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $64.76B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $76.24B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $83.69B by 7 analysts.
The stock exchanged hands 6.44M shares versus average trading capacity of 4.98M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $29.54B along with 452.66M outstanding shares. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) shares were trading -5.21% below from the 52-week high price mark of $71.40 and +47.35% above from the 52-week price bottom of $45.93. However the company observed 52 week high price on 1/8/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 07/08/16. The company’s price sits 6.09% above from its 50-day moving average of $66.35 and 19.45% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $57.31. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.42, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.52. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 5.17. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.33.