Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) Sentiment Change Report at 0.89

June 27, 2018 - By Ira Colvard

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) in Q1 2018 decreased to 0.89, SEC filings reveal. So its down -0.09, from 2017Q4’s 0.98. 355 investment professionals started new and increased equity positions, while 400 sold and trimmed holdings in Valero Energy Corp so the sentiment turned negative. 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. In total 49 funds closed positions, 351 reduced and 264 increased. Also 91 funds bought new Valero Energy Corp stakes.

Most Valero Energy Corp Shareholders

Csu Producer Resources Inc. owns 25,059 shares in Valero Energy Corp as of Q1 2018. As of Q1 2018, 181,721 shares of Valero Energy Corp are owned by Wilsey Asset Management Inc. 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, having 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 company has $47.82 billion market cap. It operates through two divisions, Refining and Ethanol.11.53 is the P/E ratio. The firm is involved in refining, marketing, and bulk sales activities.

VLO touched $110.98 during the last trading session after $0.73 change.Valero Energy Corporation has volume of 524,674 shares. Since June 27, 2017 VLO has risen 87.89% and is uptrending. VLO outperformed the S&P500 by 75.32%.

On July, 26 is anticipated Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s earnings report, according to Faxor. Analysts forecast $2.29 EPS, which is $1.06 up or 86.18 % from 2017’s $1.23 EPS. In case of $2.29 EPS VLO’s profit could hit $986.82 million. After $1.00 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now predicts 129.00 % EPS growth of Valero Energy Corporation.

Winslow Evans Crocker Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 706 shs. Wealthtrust reported 0.07% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). The United Kingdom-based Aviva Public Ltd Co has invested 0.16% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). The Montana-based First Interstate National Bank has invested 0.17% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). The Ohio-based Opus Capital Grp Inc Limited Liability Com has invested 0.1% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Hellman Jordan Management Ma holds 6,192 shs. Smith Graham & Inv Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.61% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Ftb Advsrs reported 84,860 shs stake. The Ontario – Canada-based Jones Collombin Inv Counsel has invested 0% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Lakeview Cap Prtn Limited Liability invested in 3,188 shs. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd invested 0% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Old Mutual Invsts (Uk) Limited holds 7,234 shs. Philadelphia Trust holds 0.78% or 100,739 shs. British Columbia Investment accumulated 301,094 shs. Bell Bank & Trust invested 0.58% of its capital in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO).

Valero Energy Corporation registered $33.95 million net activity with 0 buys and 3 insider sales since January 3, 2018. On Monday, May 21 $10.36M worth of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) was sold by Gorder Joseph W. CISKOWSKI MICHAEL S had sold 251,530 shs worth $23.46M on Wednesday, January 3.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Ratings Coverage

In total 16 analysts cover Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO). “Buy” rating has 9, “Sell” are 0, while 7 are “Hold”. (NYSE:VLO) has 56% bullish analysts. With $146 highest and $91 lowest PT, Valero Energy has $111.62 average PT or 0.58% above the current ($110.98) price. 25 are the (NYSE:VLO)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, April 24 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Thursday, February 1 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has “Buy” rating given by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, April 26 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of VLO in report with “Buy” rating. In Tuesday, May 29 report Wells Fargo maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $146 target. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. In Thursday, May 17 report Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, April 11 Howard Weil downgraded Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) to “Sector Perform” rating. On Monday, April 16 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, March 7 the company was reinitiated by Credit Suisse. On Friday, April 27 the company was maintained by Barclays Capital.

For more Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news published recently go to: Bizjournals.com, Bizjournals.com, Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Valero faces permit fight over emissions at Houston refinery” published on June 04, 2018, “NuStar general partner sets date for merger vote” on June 25, 2018, “The Good And Bad News About VLO” with a publish date: June 14, 2018, “Subcontractors sue Valero over explosion at Texas City refinery” and the last “Outlook For Valero And Refiner Stocks” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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