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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.56
VLO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VLO: 0.56 )
VLO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.56

0
0.65
Equity to Asset 0.42
VLO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. VLO: 0.42 )
VLO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.42

0.29
0.54
Interest Coverage 10.86
VLO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. VLO: 10.86 )
VLO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 20.48
Current: 10.86

0.2
20.48
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.51
M-Score: -2.46
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.87
VLO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. VLO: 2.87 )
VLO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.93   Max: 8.81
Current: 2.87

-0.93
8.81
Net-margin (%) 1.97
VLO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. VLO: 1.97 )
VLO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.07   Max: 6.66
Current: 1.97

-3.07
6.66
ROE (%) 13.98
VLO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. VLO: 13.98 )
VLO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.46   Max: 28.42
Current: 13.98

-13.46
28.42
ROA (%) 5.76
VLO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. VLO: 5.76 )
VLO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.57   Max: 14
Current: 5.76

-5.57
14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.22
VLO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. VLO: 14.22 )
VLO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.28   Max: 35.04
Current: 14.22

-2.28
35.04
Revenue Growth (%) 20.30
VLO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. VLO: 20.30 )
VLO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 71.7
Current: 20.3

-4.9
71.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.10
VLO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VLO: 22.10 )
VLO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.4   Max: 233.9
Current: 22.1

-42.4
233.9
EPS Growth (%) 45.30
VLO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. VLO: 45.30 )
VLO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 207.4
Current: 45.3

-40.6
207.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

VLO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeff Ubben 637,747 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 7,050 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
T Boone Pickens 60,000 sh (+163.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 177,101 sh (+22.54%)
Donald Smith 752,179 sh (+14.24%)
Ken Fisher 240,064 sh (+5.9%)
Jeff Auxier 72,600 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Scott Black 184,591 sh (-5.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 535,416 sh (-13.73%)
Ray Dalio 415,457 sh (-23.94%)
Andreas Halvorsen 8,263,954 sh (-40.97%)
David Dreman 81,187 sh (-44.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (-65.09%)
Pioneer Investments 7,820 sh (-99.5%)
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Q4 2013

VLO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 1,437,535 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,660,027 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,910,088 sh (New)
John Burbank 949,885 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 17,050 sh (New)
John Keeley 108,950 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 497,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 578,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,107 sh (+122.15%)
Andreas Halvorsen 15,931,989 sh (+92.79%)
Donald Smith 803,185 sh (+6.78%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 1,250,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 72,600 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeff Ubben Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 233,492 sh (-2.74%)
Scott Black 134,591 sh (-27.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 353,638 sh (-33.95%)
David Dreman 40,478 sh (-50.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,004 sh (-95.48%)
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Q1 2014

VLO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 16,674 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 237,200 sh (New)
George Soros 446,015 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 46,257 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 118,455 sh (+1379.95%)
Steven Cohen 158,021 sh (+826.81%)
David Dreman 63,412 sh (+56.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,394 sh (+2.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 72,500 sh (-0.14%)
Ken Fisher 225,939 sh (-3.23%)
NWQ Managers 1,557,770 sh (-6.16%)
John Keeley 99,030 sh (-9.11%)
Donald Smith 702,350 sh (-12.55%)
Scott Black 114,612 sh (-14.84%)
Julian Robertson 384,500 sh (-22.64%)
Andreas Halvorsen 12,131,872 sh (-23.85%)
Caxton Associates 1,043,442 sh (-27.41%)
Jim Simons 1,075,492 sh (-43.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 45,707 sh (-87.08%)
John Burbank 21,747 sh (-97.71%)
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Q2 2014

VLO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 200,647 sh (-11.19%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VLO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Reduce -22.64%1.74%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%384500
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Reduce -97.71%1.56%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%21747
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.23%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%446015
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -14.84%0.11%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%114612
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 56.66%0.09%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%63412
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 1379.95%0.09%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%118455
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$46.37 - $55.29 $ 48.68-5%46257
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy7.7%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%497000
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy1.6%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%949885
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.47%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%0
Jeff Ubben 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.2%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%0
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Reduce -27.09%0.2%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%134591
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -95.48%0.19%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%8004
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -50.14%0.13%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%40478
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.09%$33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%108950
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Sold Out $33.73 - $48.76 $ 48.6816%0
Jeff Ubben 2013-09-30 New Buy0.2%$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%637747
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -44.46%0.06%$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%81187
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -23.94%0.04%$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%415457
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 22.54%0.04%$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%177101
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 New Buy$33.54 - $37.13 $ 48.6838%7050
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.50
VLO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. VLO: 9.50 )
VLO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.89   Max: 47.82
Current: 9.5

2.89
47.82
P/B 1.30
VLO's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VLO: 1.30 )
VLO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.3

0.38
2.56
P/S 0.20
VLO's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. VLO: 0.20 )
VLO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.2

0.06
0.5
PFCF 11.70
VLO's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VLO: 11.70 )
VLO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 106.42
Current: 11.7

3.49
106.42
EV-to-EBIT 6.68
VLO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. VLO: 6.68 )
VLO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 192.5
Current: 6.68

2.6
192.5
PEG 0.20
VLO's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VLO: 0.20 )
VLO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.2

0.09
0.73
Shiller P/E 38.30
VLO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VLO: 38.30 )
VLO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 50.24
Current: 38.3

2.45
50.24
Current Ratio 1.47
VLO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VLO: 1.47 )
VLO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.47

0.85
1.68
Quick Ratio 0.92
VLO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. VLO: 0.92 )
VLO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.92

0.51
1.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.90
VLO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. VLO: 1.90 )
VLO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 4.22
Current: 1.9

0.33
4.22
Dividend Payout 0.17
VLO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. VLO: 0.17 )
VLO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.17

0.02
1.88
Dividend growth (3y) 62.00
VLO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. VLO: 62.00 )
VLO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 62
Current: 62

0
62
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.85
VLO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. VLO: 4.85 )
VLO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 10.77
Current: 4.85

0.84
10.77
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
VLO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. VLO: 1.20 )
VLO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 14.8   Max: -29.3
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
VLO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. VLO: 1.30 )
VLO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.78
Current: 1.3

0.54
3.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
VLO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 53.50 vs. VLO: 0.80 )
VLO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.8

0.22
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
VLO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VLO: 1.20 )
VLO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3
Current: 1.2

0.51
3
Price/Graham Number 0.70
VLO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VLO: 0.70 )
VLO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.7

0.32
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.60
VLO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VLO: 14.60 )
VLO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 38.1
Current: 14.6

0.5
38.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.63
VLO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. VLO: 3.63 )
VLO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 64.1
Current: 3.63

2.9
64.1

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing » Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
Compare:IMO, NGL, MPC, JXHLY, IOC » details
Traded in other countries:VLE.Germany
Valero Energy Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1981 under the name Valero Refining and Marketing Company. The Company name was changed to Valero Energy Corporation on August 1, 1997. Its refineries produce conventional gasolines, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products as well as a slate of premium products including CBOB and RBOB, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CARB diesel fuel, and low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. The Company's business is organized into three reportable segments: refining, ethanol, and retail. The Company's refining operations, wholesale marketing, product supply and distribution, and transportation operations. The refining segment is segregated geographically into the U.S. Gulf Coast, U.S. Mid-Continent, North Atlantic, and U.S. West Coast regions. The Company's ethanol segment includes sales of internally produced ethanol and distillers grains. Its ethanol operations are geographically located in the central plains region of the United States. The Company's retail segment includes company-operated convenience stores, Canadian dealers/jobbers, truckstop facilities, cardlock facilities, and home heating oil operations. The retail segment is segregated into two geographic regions. Its retail operations in the U.S. are referred to as Retail-U.S. Its retail operations in Canada are referred to as Retail-Canada. The Company markets branded and unbranded refined products on a wholesale basis in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland through an extensive bulk and rack marketing network, and it sells refined products through a network of 1,880 company-owned and leased retail sites in the U.S. and Canada and 5,450 branded wholesale sites that it neither own nor operate in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Aruba, and Ireland. The main purchasers of its transportation fuels from terminal truck racks are wholesalers, distributors, retailers, and truck-delivered end users throughout the U.S., the U.K., and Ireland. The Company competes with many companies for available supplies of crude oil and other feedstocks and for outlets for its refined products. The Company's refining and marketing operations are subject to various hazards common to the industry, including explosions, fires, toxic emissions, maritime hazards, and natural catastrophes.
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