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Valero Energy
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$152.47
2.35%
 

About: Valero Energy is one of the largest independent refiners in the United States. It operates 15 refineries with a total throughput capacity of 3.2 million barrels a day in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Valero also owns 12 ethanol plants with capacity of 1.6 billion gallons a year and holds a 50% stake in Diamond Green Diesel, which has capacity to produce 1.2 billion gallons per year of renewable diesel.

Employees: 9,908

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 22 analysts
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News positive %
of 8 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

115% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 13 [Q4 2023] → 28 (+15) [Q1 2024]

59% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $2B | Put options by funds: $1.26B

38% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 198 | Existing positions closed: 143

31% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $34B [Q4 2023] → $44.6B (+$10.7B) [Q1 2024]

4% more funds holding

Funds holding: 1,413 [Q4 2023] → 1,468 (+55) [Q1 2024]

2.05% more ownership

Funds ownership: 76.74% [Q4 2023] → 78.79% (+2.05%) [Q1 2024]

4% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 515 | Existing positions reduced: 536

Research analyst outlook

22 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$149
2%
downside
Avg. target
$178
17%
upside
High target
$210
38%
upside

22 analyst ratings

15 positive
68%
neutral
27%
negative
5%
Mizuho
Nitin Kumar
12%upside
$171
Neutral
Maintained
20 Jun 2024
Piper Sandler
Ryan Todd
11%upside
$169
Overweight
Maintained
14 Jun 2024
Wells Fargo
Roger Read
17%upside
$179
Equal-Weight
Maintained
6 Jun 2024
Piper Sandler
Ryan Todd
23%upside
$187
Overweight
Maintained
14 May 2024
Mizuho
Nitin Kumar
15%upside
$176
Neutral
Maintained
13 May 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 8 articles about VLO published over the past 30 days