Technical Analysis for VLO - Valero Energy Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 81.425 -1.41% -1.17
VLO closed up 2.61 percent on Friday, January 18, 2019, on 1.13 times normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Jan 31

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
See historical VLO trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 18 Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup -1.41%
Jan 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength -1.41%
Jan 18 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -1.41%
Jan 18 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -1.41%
Jan 17 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 1.16%
Jan 17 Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 1.16%
Jan 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.16%
Jan 16 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 3.07%
Jan 16 NR7 Range Contraction 3.07%
Jan 16 NR7-2 Range Contraction 3.07%

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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.
Is VLO a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 2 bullish, 1 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 126.98
52 Week Low 68.81
Average Volume 4,511,831
200-Day Moving Average 103.0234
50-Day Moving Average 78.1774
20-Day Moving Average 76.089
10-Day Moving Average 78.743
Average True Range 2.4654
ADX 21.93
+DI 24.8247
-DI 10.4051
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 75.6038
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 76.2062
Upper Bollinger Band 82.7299
Lower Bollinger Band 69.4481
Percent B (%b) 0.99
BandWidth 17.455611
MACD Line 0.8152
MACD Signal Line -0.2127
MACD Histogram 1.0279
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 36.48 Billion
Num Shares 442 Million
EPS 4.05
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 20.39
Price-to-Sales 0.43
Price-to-Book 1.69
PEG Ratio 0.72
Dividend 2.80
Dividend Yield 3.39%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 86.39
Resistance 3 (R3) 86.10 84.55 85.75
Resistance 2 (R2) 84.55 83.58 84.69 85.54
Resistance 1 (R1) 83.57 82.99 82.80 83.86 85.33
Pivot Point 82.02 82.02 81.63 82.16 82.02
Support 1 (S1) 81.04 81.05 80.27 81.33 79.85
Support 2 (S2) 79.49 80.46 79.63 79.64
Support 3 (S3) 78.51 79.49 79.43
Support 4 (S4) 78.80