Technical Indicator Analysis for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for the period of 9-Day stands at 84.91% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 84.6%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) opened the session at $71.23 and after going up 1.5% closed at $72.2. The stock gained 0.97 points in the last trade.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $71.14 and $72.44 during the previous active session. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) traded with the volume of 3.82 Million with average volume of 3.8 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.2 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.28 and 68.8 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) is at 0.1% and the shares outstanding are 444 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stands at 3.88% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 17.89 while Forward P/E shows the value of 13.01.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0.89. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.38 and 1.61 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 6.16 and 14.36 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stands at 1.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.

Return on Assets ROA of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) is at 4% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stand at 9.1% and 10% respectively.

The payout ratio of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stands at 64%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 3.42% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 11.85%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 8.39% while six month performance of the shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) remained bullish with the count of 5.36%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) remained up at 27.27% and 5.68% respectively.