Monday, 21 January, 2019

Valero Energy (VLO) Price Target Raised to $105.00

Nellie Chapman | 01 February, 2018, 03:41

Valero Energy Partners Lp now has $3.16 billion valuation. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 4.31 Million. About 2.30 million shares traded or 62.96% up from the average. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 15.29% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500.

478 shares of Power Integrations Inc were unloaded by David Matthews, the company's VP of Product Development.

Valero Energy announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, January 23rd that permits the company to buyback $2.50 billion in outstanding shares. Westchester Capital Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.95% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) for 7.77 million shares. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $27.57 million activity. 1,500 shares valued at $102,000 were sold by Waters Stephen M on Wednesday, September 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. The company has a quick ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. It worsened, as 46 investors sold VLO shares while 310 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. Blackrock holds 0.15% or 39.35 million shares. Arrowstreet Capital LP owns 63,000 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Valero Energy Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Paw Cap reported 15,000 shares. Credit Suisse downgraded Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Monday, April 11 to "Neutral" rating. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Invs has invested 0.03% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). The institutional investor held 3,891 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $31,000, down from 635,191 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quantum Cap Mngmt holds 11,920 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Bartlett & Lc stated it has 150 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Investors use this ratio to decide what multiple of earnings a share is worth. Credit Suisse Ag owns 835,321 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 973,778 were accumulated by Axa. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 141,815 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Therefore 100% are positive. Valero Energy Partners LP had 37 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) rating on Wednesday, October 19. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, July 22. Current trade price levels places VLO's stock about -5.61% away from the 52-week high and closed 55.45% away from the 52-week low. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has "Hold" rating by Tudor Pickering given on Monday, May 16. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, August 14. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $86.78. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VLO in report on Tuesday, January 30 with "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, February 25 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, January 19 with "Buy".

Ct Mason decreased Leggett & Platt Inc. It also reduced Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) stake by 1,916 shares and now owns 63,652 shares. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) was reduced too.

Among 41 analysts covering Visa Inc. Barnett reported 1,750 shares. They expect $0.27 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $0.27 per share. NOG's profit would be $648,432 giving it 49.75 P/E if the $0.01 EPS is correct.

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 8 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively. Therefore 50% are positive. Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -12.00% (High), 13.56%, (Low). The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 3,251,977 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $250,174,000 after purchasing an additional 411,630 shares in the last quarter. The company was maintained on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Standpoint Research lowered Valero Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $84.00 price target for the a research note on Thursday, November 16th. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 2 by TD Securities. (NYSE:V) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. TD Securities maintained Horizon North Logistics Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Jefferies.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $93.68 million activity. $971,223 worth of stock was sold by FLANIGAN MATTHEW C on Monday, July 31. The insider Barsan Radu sold $28,728. $9.78M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) on Tuesday, August 22. $9.98M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) was sold by Bailey Doug. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. Group One Trading Lp who had been investing in Fortress Investment Group Ll for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.05B market cap company. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages.