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Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VLO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $52.78, the dividend yield is 2.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VLO was $52.78, representing a -11.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.69 and a 58.98% increase over the 52 week low of $33.20.

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 $5.59. Zacks Investment Research reports VLO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.19%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

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 )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF ( SYE )
  • PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ( PXI )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 9.03% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent weighting of VLO at 4.79%.

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


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

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