Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO)

How 5 Energy Companies Fared on Earnings Thursday

Five energy companies we like to track reported second-quarter results this morning. They range in size from supermajor Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) to refiners Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Refining May Be Best Energy Play Now: 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy

Despite the fact that OPEC compliance is down to its lowest levels since the production cuts were announced last November, the low prices for gasoline, especially in the busy summer ...
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Energy the Only S&P 500 Sector Down in 2017: 5 Stocks to Buy Right Now

The first half has come and gone, and it was another solid six months for stock investors. Every sector in the S&P 500 was up for the first half, with ...
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Are 6 Big Cap Oil and Gas Dividend Yields Becoming Too High?

Big Oil is synonymous with Big Money. In fact, some of the greatest wealth creations in the world have come from the energy sector, and many of America's wealthiest individuals ...
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25 Great American Companies Paying High Dividends

Investors love dividends. Whether the market is up or down, many investors need those dividends to help pay income in retirement. Dividends also account for up to half of all ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Aqua Metals, CarMax, Oracle, Southwest Air, Valero, Walmart and More

Stocks may have hit all-time highs again, but the market has taken a bit of a pause and is looking for direction. The drop in oil prices has soured some ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, BlackBerry, Schlumberger, Valero, Whiting Petroleum, Zynga and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Tuesday after a three-day weekend. The S&P is still indicated above 2,400 and the Dow is indicated to be above 21,000. Even though ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Exact Sciences, MercadoLibre, Pfizer, Whole Foods, Valero Energy, Yum Brands and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher yet again on Tuesday, even after the gains seen on Monday. The major market indexes are all at or right within striking distance of ...
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10 Retailers That Control America’s Gasoline Sales

There are approximately 105,500 gas stations in America. Yet just 10 companies have a hammerlock on the industry. They own over half the stations in country. Seven are branded by large ...
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5 Blue Chip Stocks That Could Explode With Big Institutional Buying

It’s no secret that many active portfolio managers in both mutual funds and hedge funds have underperformed their benchmarks over the past few years. With technology and health care the ...
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2016 Energy Earnings Seen Down 86%

There's little question that the first three-quarters of 2016 was a rocky period for energy companies. The election of Donald Trump in November lit a fire under the sector, however, as ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, Hilton, Macy’s, Mastercard, Mylan, Valero, Western Digital and Travelers

Stocks were strong as could as could be at the end of 2016 on the wave of a massive post-election rally. They have traded only marginally higher so far in ...
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Massive Bill Ackman Trade Highlights Insider Selling: Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Starbucks, Schlumberger, Validus and More

Like every week since the election, the markets ended higher, and investors look to finish 2016 with some solid gains. While we have seen insider selling volumes pick up some, ...
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Jefferies Issues Top Refining and Marketing Stocks to Buy

Analysts at Jefferies on Monday initiated coverage on four independent oil refiners and their affiliated logistics master limited partnerships (MLPs). After a period of high crack spreads in the year ...
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Oil Barrels

Oil Players See Very Mixed Results After Weekly Oil and Gasoline Inventories

On Wednesday the OPEC oil market report gave its forecasts for oil demand and supply trends. Now we have the Energy Information Administration (EIA) weekly crude oil and gasoline inventories. These ...
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