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Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.57 (As of Mar. 2016)

Valero Energy Corp's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.57.

VLO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.27

0.02
1.67

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Valero Energy Corp was 1.67. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.10.

VLO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VLO: 0.27 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Valero Energy Corp is 4.02%.

Good Sign:

Valero Energy Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Valero Energy Corp was 4.22%. The lowest was 0.33%. And the median was 1.81%.

Valero Energy Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.60.

During the past 12 months, Valero Energy Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 58.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 37.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 52.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Valero Energy Corp was 62.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 26.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Valero Energy Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2015 )
=1.7/7.99
=0.21

Valero Energy Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.6/1.05
=0.57

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

EPS without NRI, Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Valero Energy Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
payout 0.040.060.000.000.120.080.120.170.150.21

Valero Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
payout 0.160.210.140.120.210.150.140.730.570.35
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