Valero Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VLO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of VLO was $45.44,
representing a -1.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.09 and
a 127.2% increase over the 52 week low of $20.
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 $3.75. Zacks Investment Research reports VLO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.22%, compared to an
industry average of 26.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
- Columbia Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
18.36% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of VLO at 5.13%.