Institutional Ownership And Insider Trading At Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)


The institutional investor held 58,460 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.50 million, up from 51,760 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Valero Energy Corp New now has $41.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.26% or $2.13 during the last trading session, reaching $96.68. BlackRock Inc. now owns 39,298,010 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $2,651,044,000 after buying an additional 1,080,617 shares during the period.

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500.

(VLO) by 8.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $70.89B. Lsv Asset Management holds 9.23 million shares or 1.17% of its portfolio. Of those holders, 428 had increased positions amounting to 19.13 million shares, 453 had decreased positions amounting to 17.86 million shares, and 133 holders have a held position accounting for 321.21 million shares. About 887,313 shares traded. Yum! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Yum! Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.65% EPS growth. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to report earnings on February, 21. Its down 0.19, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. EA's profit will be $634.33 million for 13.80 P/E if the $2.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Visionary Asset reported 43,571 shares. The firm has "Neutral" rating by CL King given on Monday, September 26. On Monday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Neutral". Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.70 per share. Nomura maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 10. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Yum! It also increased its holding in Pioneer Floating Rate Tr (NYSE:PHD) by 40,284 shares in the quarter, for a total of 563,435 shares, and has risen its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD). The firm has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer given on Saturday, September 5.

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Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Valero Energy's Q1 2018 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.89 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.79 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.90 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $7.11 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $6.55 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $6.24 EPS. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold VLO shares while 310 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. The investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 342.98 million shares, down from 345.06 million shares in 2017Q2. Duncker Streett & invested in 249 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa) stated it has 0.05% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Next Financial Grp invested in 0.06% or 2,901 shares. Citigroup Inc reported 178,869 shares stake. Pictet Asset Ltd holds 286,373 shares. Plante Moran Finance Advsr Limited Company invested in 0.02% or 455 shares. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 366,000 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $28,275,000 after acquiring an additional 7,200 shares during the period. Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 125,052 shares. (NASDAQ:FB) shares. FISCHER DAVID B. had sold 16,298 shares worth $2.75M on Thursday, August 24. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Yum! Montgomery Inv Mgmt reported 1.61% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Orrstown Fincl Services invested in 195 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 1.66M shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Moreover, Nbt Commercial Bank N A has 0.13% invested in Yum! Pax Management Limited Liability reported 130,000 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Macroview Investment Management Llc owns 6,951 shares or 1.38% of their USA portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of Valero Energy in the third quarter valued at approximately $100,000.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $27.57 million activity. The insider CISKOWSKI MICHAEL S sold $23.46 million.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 92% are positive. Equities research analysts predict that Valero Energy Corporation will post $3.67 EPS for the current year. The Ohio-based Randolph Co Inc has invested 4.36% in the stock. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 11 by Vetr. Cowen reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Valero Energy in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. Valero Energy has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $81.41. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". As per Tuesday, November 24, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson.

Analysts await Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) to report earnings on January, 30. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $1.24 EPS. VLO's profit will be $551.35M for 19.19 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality.