Valero Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VLO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of VLO was $47.18,
representing a -12.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.64 and
a 42.97% increase over the 52 week low of $33.
VLO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as Exxon Mobil Corporation (
) and Chevron Corporation (
). VLO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.98. Zacks Investment Research reports VLO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 30.54%, compared to an
industry average of 5.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VLO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VLO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
11.12% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of VLO at 5.57%.