Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 03, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.98 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2020. Shareholders who purchased VLO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that VLO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $56.33, the dividend yield is 6.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VLO was $56.33, representing a -44.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.99 and a 81.71% increase over the 52 week low of $31.
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 $2.59. Zacks Investment Research reports VLO's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -129.96%, compared to an industry average of -13.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VLO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VLO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust (IEO)
- VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF (CRAK)
- Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II Invesco S&P Ultra Divide (RDIV)
- Invesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF (PXI)
- Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration &Production ETF (PXE).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 36.49% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent weighting of VLO at 6.48%.
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