Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 10, 2014

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Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO ) 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 ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VLO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PXE )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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