Valero Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VLO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 28.57% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $42.54, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of VLO was $42.54,
representing a -13.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.97 and
a 39.2% increase over the 52 week low of $30.56.
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 $4.42. Zacks Investment Research reports VLO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -42.11%, compared to an
industry average of -8.2%.
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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 (
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of
15.15% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of VLO at 5.21%.