Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO)

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Why It Matters That Ethanol Prices Are Collapsing

Another bit of fallout from the diving demand for gasoline is just about to hit the front pages. U.S. ethanol producers are approaching the so-called blend wall, a term that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, BofA, Kinder Morgan, Pandora, Twitter, Valero and More

Stocks were trying to hold firm with very small gains after Wednesday's major sell-off. So far, investors have shown repeatedly that they will eagerly buy oversold or overlooked stocks when ...
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Energy Companies Flop on Crude Oil Data

Stocks of several U.S. energy companies are taking a beating Wednesday morning following the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) weekly report on petroleum inventories. The hardest hit is refiner Valero Energy ...
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Gasoline Prices Continue Slide Despite Falling Crude Inventory

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 3.7 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Oil refinery

Valero Profits Jump on Lower Prices for Crude Oil and Corn

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported second-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.22, compared with EPS a year ago of $0.84. ...
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Cowen Remains Bullish on Five Top Oil Refiners for the Rest of the Year

The stunning move by the U.S. Department of Commerce last week to allow the export of condensate products from the United States hit the refining sector hard. Many top firms ...
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Oil Tanker

Ban on Exporting U.S. Crude Oil Is Essentially Over

When the U.S. Department of Commerce ruled that Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) and Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) could begin exporting condensate, U.S. oil refiners' stocks were ...
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Why U.S. Refiners Are Getting Crushed on Oil Export Allowance

With a positive change in one location, you often get a negative reaction elsewhere. It is true in the stock market and the economy, almost like a financial yin and ...
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Five Cheap, Large Cap Stocks to Buy for the Rest of the Year

Any way you look at the metrics, from a historical standpoint stocks are expensive. Not late 1999 or 2000 expensive, but very pricey. One of the main reasons most investors ...
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Cowen Says Strong Crude Pricing Could Set Up Refiner Buying Opportunity

Despite constant chatter from bears on Wall Street that the price of oil was soon to plummet, it not only has failed to drop, but the price has remained consistently ...
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Fortune 500 Companies Reach All-Time Sales Record

The 500 largest corporations in the United States posted profits of more than $1 trillion last year, the first time ever to reach that level and, of course, a new ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, BroadSoft, Schwab, KBR, Target, Valero and More

With earnings season about 80% complete, investors are looking for the stocks that will make gains and hopefully avoid losses. The markets are close enough to their highs that most ...
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Oil refinery

Valero Aims at 52-Week High on Booming Ethanol Profit

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported first-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened Tuesday. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.54, compared with EPS a year ago of $1.18. ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, ARM, Barrick, Netflix, Teva, Valero and More

Stocks have recovered from their sell-off as market jitters have dimmed. Now earnings season is in full swing, and investors have to be wondering where the opportunities are -- and ...
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