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Cheaper Crude Doubled Valero Refining Income

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported second quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Thursday morning. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $2.66 compared with EPS a year ago ...
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Will Other Refiners Follow Marathon and Hike Dividends?

Oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) announced at noon on Wednesday that its board has authorized a dividend increase from a current level of $0.25 per share to $0.32 ...
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After BP Results, Big Oil Earnings Prospects at Oxy, Exxon, Chevron, Valero

When energy super-major BP plc (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter results very early Tuesday morning, the headline number is the $6.3 billion loss attributed to low crude oil prices and a ...
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6 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You To Buy Now

Earnings season is well underway, Greece may be closer to being resolved, and China and Iran are being factored into the markets. Still, the S&P 500 slid 2.2% this last ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, GM, SolarCity, Sunesis, United Continental, Disney, Valero and More

Stocks were looking for a small bounce on Friday. Again, the trend that keeps staying alive is that investors will buy every stock market sell-off when they think there are bargains. 24/7 ...
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Oil refinery

Is a $2.5 Billion Stock Buyback the Best Valero Can Do?

Oil refiner and ethanol maker Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) announced Tuesday morning that its board of directors has approved an increase of $2.5 billion to Valero’s stock repurchase program. ...
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4 Defensive Stocks to Buy Now for Continued Market Volatility

While Thursday's rally was a very welcome sight, and Friday could be even better, the problems that were shaking the market are still looming right in the background. With no ...
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3 Refiners to Buy as Americans Hit the Road in Huge Numbers

One thing that lower gasoline prices over the past year have done is get American drivers back on the road in a big way, and they were out in full ...
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Boeing 757 Flies Cross-Country on Green Diesel Fuel Blend

Using a blend of 95% petroleum jet fuel and 5% green diesel fuel made from waste animal fats, inedible corn oil and used cooking oil, Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) ecoDemonstrator ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, eBay, Rite Aid, TiVo, Yahoo, Valero, Virtu and More

Stocks were looking for a slightly positive opening on Wednesday, an effort to unseat recent market weakness. The one trend that is now nearly four years old is that investors ...
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Oil refinery

How Crude Refining Trumped Ethanol in Valero Earnings

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Tuesday. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.87, compared with EPS a year ago of $1.54. ...
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Insiders Join the Selling Party as Markets Post Steep Drop

While we have seen an increase in insider selling since the end of the fourth-quarter earnings reporting season, this past week's action can hardly be described as panicked. With the ...
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Cowen Raises Estimates on 6 Top Refining Stocks to Buy Now

The refining industry has stood out in the energy world as a huge winner, while most of the sector has been bombarded over the past nine months. Despite the solid ...
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Oil Refining Stocks Rise on Swelling Margins

Most oil refining companies have seen their shares post 52-week highs since the beginning of the year. Low crude prices translate into low costs for refiners, and now that pump ...
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5 Oil Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The recent drop in oil prices has created a situation that is very complex for investors. Oil has become cheap again and the stocks tracking the oil and gas sector ...
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