18,010 Shares in Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Acquired by Intl Fcstone Inc.

Intl Fcstone Inc. bought a new stake in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 18,010 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,215,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Navellier & Associates Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Valero Energy Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $422,000. Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 4.4% in the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 35,564 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $2,399,000 after purchasing an additional 1,483 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 15.5% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 158,552 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $10,695,000 after purchasing an additional 21,286 shares during the period. Oak Associates Ltd. OH grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 17.2% in the second quarter. Oak Associates Ltd. OH now owns 106,720 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $7,199,000 after purchasing an additional 15,650 shares during the period. Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 6.2% in the second quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 4,525 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $304,000 after purchasing an additional 265 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.63% of the company’s stock.

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Several brokerages have recently issued reports on VLO. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Valero Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday. Wells Fargo & Co restated an “outperform” rating and set a $87.00 price target (up from $74.00) on shares of Valero Energy Corporation in a research report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price target on shares of Valero Energy Corporation from $68.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. US Capital Advisors lowered shares of Valero Energy Corporation from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Valero Energy Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Valero Energy Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.39.

In other Valero Energy Corporation news, Director Stephen M. Waters sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.00, for a total transaction of $102,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Michael S. Ciskowski sold 53,012 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.88, for a total transaction of $3,863,514.56. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 67,413 shares in the company, valued at $4,913,059.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 55,168 shares of company stock worth $4,015,279 over the last ninety days. 0.45% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) traded down 0.10% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $77.55. 646,155 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $74.12 and a 200-day moving average of $67.93. Valero Energy Corporation has a 12-month low of $54.21 and a 12-month high of $78.64. The stock has a market cap of $34.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.14 and a beta of 1.22.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas company reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.15. Valero Energy Corpor

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Navellier & Associates Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Valero Energy Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $422,000. Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 4.4% in the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 35,564 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $2,399,000 after purchasing an additional 1,483 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 15.5% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 158,552 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $10,695,000 after purchasing an additional 21,286 shares during the period. Oak Associates Ltd. OH grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 17.2% in the second quarter. Oak Associates Ltd. OH now owns 106,720 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $7,199,000 after purchasing an additional 15,650 shares during the period. Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers grew its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 6.2% in the second quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 4,525 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $304,000 after purchasing an additional 265 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.63% of the company’s stock.

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Several brokerages have recently issued reports on VLO. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Valero Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday. Wells Fargo & Co restated an “outperform” rating and set a $87.00 price target (up from $74.00) on shares of Valero Energy Corporation in a research report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price target on shares of Valero Energy Corporation from $68.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. US Capital Advisors lowered shares of Valero Energy Corporation from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Valero Energy Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Valero Energy Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.39.

In other Valero Energy Corporation news, Director Stephen M. Waters sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.00, for a total transaction of $102,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Michael S. Ciskowski sold 53,012 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.88, for a total transaction of $3,863,514.56. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 67,413 shares in the company, valued at $4,913,059.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 55,168 shares of company stock worth $4,015,279 over the last ninety days. 0.45% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) traded down 0.10% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $77.55. 646,155 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $74.12 and a 200-day moving average of $67.93. Valero Energy Corporation has a 12-month low of $54.21 and a 12-month high of $78.64. The stock has a market cap of $34.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.14 and a beta of 1.22.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas company reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.15. Valero Energy Corporation had a net margin of 2.17% and a return on equity of 8.59%. The company had revenue of $22.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $19.32 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.07 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Valero Energy Corporation will post $4.55 earnings per share for the current year.

Valero Energy Corporation Profile

Valero Energy Corporation (Valero) is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer. The Company’s segments include refining, ethanol and Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP). The refining segment includes its refining operations and the associated marketing activities. The ethanol segment includes its ethanol operations and the associated marketing activities, and logistics assets that support its ethanol operations.

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