Technical Analysis for VLO - Valero Energy Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 94.63 1.87% 1.74
VLO closed down 1.54 percent on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, on approximately normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Flat Flat
See historical VLO trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.87%
180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup 1.87%
Outside Day Range Expansion 1.87%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 1.87%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.31%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.31%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 2.28%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.09%
Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish 1.09%
Lower Bollinger Band Walk Weakness 1.09%
Older signals for VLO ...

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Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company. The company operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Retail. The Refining segment engages in refining, wholesale marketing, product supply and distribution, and transportation operations. It produces conventional gasoline, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. This segment also offers conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CARB diesel fuel, and low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. The Ethanol segment produces ethanol and distillers grains. The Retail segment sells motor fuels at convenience stores, filling stations, and card locks; convenience store merchandise and services in convenience stores; and home heating oil to residential customers. Valero Energy Corporation markets its refined products through bulk and rack marketing network; and sells refined products through a network of approximately 1,880 company-owned and leased retail sites and other under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Aruba, and Ireland. It owns approximately 16 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day; and operates 10 ethanol plants with a combined nameplate production capacity of approximately 1.1 billion gallons per year. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
Energy Chemistry Petroleum Industry Fuels Oil Refineries Gasoline Ethanol Ethanol Fuel Refined Products Filling Station Retail Sites Home Heating Oil Transportation Operations

Is VLO a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 101.99
52 Week Low 68.81
Average Volume 2,939,642
200-Day Moving Average 85.22
50-Day Moving Average 94.69
20-Day Moving Average 96.50
10-Day Moving Average 94.16
Average True Range 1.94
ADX 22.32
+DI 20.64
-DI 27.32
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 96.04
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 97.77
Upper Bollinger Band 102.02
Lower Bollinger Band 90.97
Percent B (%b) 0.17
BandWidth 11.44
MACD Line -0.84
MACD Signal Line -0.16
MACD Histogram -0.6854
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 41.03 Billion
Num Shares 442 Million
EPS 4.05
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 22.94
Price-to-Sales 0.43
Price-to-Book 1.69
PEG Ratio 0.72
Dividend 2.80
Dividend Yield 3.01%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 96.91
Resistance 3 (R3) 97.16 96.08 96.24
Resistance 2 (R2) 96.08 95.05 95.95 96.02
Resistance 1 (R1) 94.48 94.42 93.94 94.23 95.79
Pivot Point 93.40 93.40 93.13 93.27 93.40
Support 1 (S1) 91.80 92.37 91.26 91.55 89.99
Support 2 (S2) 90.72 91.74 90.59 89.76
Support 3 (S3) 89.12 90.72 89.54
Support 4 (S4) 88.87