Valero Energy Corp Big Money Sentiment Falls in Q1 2018 touching 0.89

June 27, 2018 - By Madeline Delgado

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) in 2018 Q1 decreased to 0.89, according to SEC filings. That’s down -0.09, from 2017Q4’s 0.98. 355 investment professionals started new or increased stock positions, while 400 cut down and sold holdings in Valero Energy Corp so the sentiment dropped. These funds own 321.31 million shares, that’s down from 331.76 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Valero Energy Corp in top 10 changed to 19 from 32 for a decrease of 13. 49 Investors Sold All; 351 Reduced Holdings; 264 increased holdings while 91 investment professionals bought holdings.

Significant Valero Energy Corp Investors

As of 2018 Q1 Csu Producer Resources Inc. has 10.19% invested in Valero Energy Corp. Valero Energy Corp’s shareholder Wilsey Asset Management Inc owns 181,721 shares as of 2018 Q1. Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc reported 283,184 shares. Randolph Co Inc revealed 306,286 shares position in Valero Energy Corp. The Nebraska-based fund Westchester Capital Management Inc. looks positive on Valero Energy Corp, owning 123,814 shares.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and ethanol producing firm in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.The firm is worth $47.82 billion. It operates through two divisions, Refining and Ethanol.The P/E ratio is 11.53. The firm is involved in refining, marketing, and bulk sales activities.

VLO is reaching $110.98 during the last trading session, after increased 0.66%.Currently Valero Energy Corporation is uptrending after 87.89% change in last June 27, 2017. VLO has 524,674 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 75.32%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet on July, 26, Faxor reports. Analysts predict $2.29 earnings per share. That’s $1.06 up or 86.18 % from 2017’s earnings of $1.23. If reported the P/E will be 12.12 with $986.82 million profit. After $1.00 earnings per share was announced last quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 129.00 % for Valero Energy Corporation.

Bragg accumulated 38,152 shs. Dupont Capital Mgmt reported 0.15% stake. 92,636 are owned by Badgley Phelps And Bell Inc. Moreover, Retail Bank Of The West has 0.35% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Envestnet Asset Inc has 0.01% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Lee Danner & Bass reported 18,167 shs stake. Segment Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 20,784 shs for 0.48% of their capital. Corecommodity Mngmt invested in 22,101 shs or 1.55% of the stock. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% or 4,308 shs. Wealth Architects Limited Liability Company has 0.1% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Moreover, Huntington Natl Bank has 0.79% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Cibc Bank & Trust Usa accumulated 2,443 shs or 0.03% of the stock. Grimes And holds 3,968 shs or 0.04% of its capital. 4,973 were reported by Koshinski Asset Mgmt. The Netherlands-based Pggm has invested 0.28% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO).

Valero Energy Corporation registered $33.95 million net activity with 0 buys and 3 selling transactions since January 3, 2018. Waters Stephen M sold $121,043 worth of stock. On Monday, May 21 the insider Gorder Joseph W sold $10.36M.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 16 have positions in Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) as follows: 9 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 7 with “Hold”. The positive are 56%. The firm has $146 highest while $91 is the lowest price target. The average target $111.62 is 0.58% above the last ($110.98) price. Since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Valero Energy has 25 analyst reports. On Monday, April 9 the stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan. On Thursday, May 17 the stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 24. On Tuesday, May 29 the stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo. On Monday, March 19 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, April 27 Barclays Capital maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) rating. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $135 target. The company rating was upgraded by Edward Jones on Thursday, May 10. On Friday, May 18 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned “Buy” rating by Tudor Pickering. The stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Monday, April 30.

For more Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news posted briefly go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “Valero Profitably Juggles Complex Refining Factors” posted on June 22, 2018, “NuStar general partner sets date for merger vote” on June 25, 2018, “Valero faces permit fight over emissions at Houston refinery” with a publish date: June 04, 2018, “Outlook For Valero And Refiner Stocks” and the last “Subcontractors sue Valero over explosion at Texas City refinery” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

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