The top gainers for today include Valero Energy Corporation VLO from the sector Basic Materials with a gain of -1.60%. The price is $ 64.15, at present and the target price is $ 71.91.
The weekly performance for Valero Energy Corporation is -1.84%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 23.86%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 31.80%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -2.95% and the 52-week low is 41.13%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Valero Energy Corporation is not as bright as it currently stands at -6.89% and -2.07%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Valero Energy Corporation has a total market capitalization of 28786.03 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 5.00%. It has a dividend yield of 4.36% while the payout ratio is 48.40%.
Valero Energy Corporation has a gross margin of 13.70% and an operating margin of 4.70%. The net profit margin stands at 3.00%.
The weekly volatility is 1.60% and the monthly volatility is 1.67%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.