Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/B ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

  1. VLO quarterly revenue growth was 86.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (28.51% and 16.20%, respectively). See VLO revenue growth chart.
  2. VLO profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.57 percentage points. See VLO profitability chart.
  3. VLO forward dividend yield is 3.54%, higher than the industry (1.12%) and sector (0.42%) forward dividend yields. See VLO forward dividend chart.
  4. VLO Price/Book ratio is 2.45, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See VLO forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  5. VLO PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.10, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See VLO PEG chart.
  6. VLO average analyst rating is Buy. See VLO analyst rating chart.
  7. VLO average analyst price target ($136.69) is above its current price ($106.85). See VLO price target chart.

Cons

  1. VLO forward P/E ratio is 19.39, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See VLO forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. VLO Price/Sales ratio is 0.29, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See VLO forward Price/Sales ratio chart.