Valero Energy - VLO Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $139.69
  • Forecasted Upside: 19.50 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
$116.90
▼ -3.29 (-2.74%)

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Analyst Price Target for VLO

Analyst Price Target is $139.69
▲ +19.50% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Valero Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $139.69, with a high forecast of $177.00 and a low forecast of $116.00. The average price target represents a 19.50% upside from the last price of $116.90.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 11 investment analysts is to buy stock in Valero Energy. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 13 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/16/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 10 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/14/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 10 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/13/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/13/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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6/11/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/9/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/8/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/8/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 8 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/9/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$147.00 ➝ $177.00N/A
10/26/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$150.00 ➝ $152.00Low
10/26/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$131.00 ➝ $137.00Low
10/26/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$134.00 ➝ $138.00Low
10/19/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$147.00Low
10/11/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$148.00 ➝ $147.00N/A
10/10/2022BarclaysLower Target$139.00 ➝ $134.00Low
9/21/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $131.00Low
9/20/2022CowenLower Target$127.00Low
9/12/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$150.00 ➝ $148.00Low
8/24/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$142.00 ➝ $150.00Low
8/16/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$133.00 ➝ $139.00Low
7/19/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $142.00Low
7/15/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$125.00 ➝ $140.00Low
7/6/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$120.00 ➝ $133.00N/A
6/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$136.00 ➝ $166.00Low
6/13/2022BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$155.00Medium
6/9/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$145.00Medium
6/1/2022Redburn PartnersDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
5/23/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$121.00 ➝ $135.00Low
5/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$126.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
5/17/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$111.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
4/27/2022CowenBoost Target$106.00 ➝ $116.00High
4/27/2022CowenBoost Target$106.00 ➝ $116.00High
4/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$108.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/27/2022BarclaysBoost Target$114.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$108.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/26/2022CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/21/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $122.00High
4/18/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $125.00High
4/18/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $121.00High
4/8/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$105.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
4/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$98.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
3/15/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$104.00 ➝ $105.00High
1/28/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$103.00 ➝ $104.00Low
1/25/2022Piper SandlerBoost Target$83.00 ➝ $95.00High
1/12/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Target$92.00 ➝ $100.00Low
12/28/2021CowenLower TargetOutperform$85.00 ➝ $82.00Low
11/15/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$102.00 ➝ $106.00High
10/26/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$83.00 ➝ $93.00Low
10/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$82.00 ➝ $97.00Medium
10/22/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$88.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/5/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $82.00High
9/16/2021Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $75.00Low
9/7/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$80.00Medium
8/26/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$101.00 ➝ $79.00Low
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$91.00 ➝ $92.00Low
7/30/2021Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$100.00 ➝ $88.00Low
6/29/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$84.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
6/24/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
6/23/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$96.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
6/9/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy$121.00 ➝ $119.00Medium
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$86.00 ➝ $94.00High
4/27/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$82.00 ➝ $94.00Low
4/16/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$96.00High
4/12/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$85.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
4/5/2021Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$87.00Medium
4/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $80.00High
3/17/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$69.00 ➝ $96.00Low
3/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$74.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
3/8/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$69.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
3/2/2021CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $95.00Low
2/26/2021MizuhoBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $86.00Low
2/25/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $99.00Medium
2/24/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$70.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
1/26/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$66.00Medium
12/11/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$50.00 ➝ $74.00Low
11/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$55.00 ➝ $69.00Low
11/13/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$78.00 ➝ $66.00High
10/22/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $50.00High
10/19/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$68.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
10/6/2020BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
10/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$48.00 ➝ $37.00High
9/30/2020CSFBReiterated RatingBuyHigh
9/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
9/18/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
9/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$68.00 ➝ $59.00Medium
9/9/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$77.00 ➝ $78.00High
8/26/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuyMedium
8/25/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$69.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
8/11/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$70.00 ➝ $68.00High
7/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/24/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$76.00 ➝ $77.00Low
7/22/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $80.00Low
7/20/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$65.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
7/16/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
7/13/2020ScotiabankLower TargetSector Outperform$82.00 ➝ $72.00Low
7/9/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$73.00 ➝ $69.00High
7/8/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$85.00 ➝ $70.00Low
6/23/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$52.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
6/18/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$71.00 ➝ $73.00High
6/16/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$68.00High
5/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $81.00Low
5/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
5/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Low
5/5/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$71.00High
5/4/2020MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$85.00High
4/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $70.00High
4/28/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $64.00High
4/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$52.00Medium
4/15/2020ArgusLower TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $61.00High
3/27/2020CfraDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/26/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $52.00High
3/24/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $65.00High
3/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$114.00 ➝ $71.00High
3/12/2020Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$97.00High
3/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$101.00 ➝ $93.00High
2/28/2020Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$114.00 ➝ $97.00High
2/7/2020ArgusReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$102.00High
1/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$110.00 ➝ $115.00Low
1/14/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$116.00Low
1/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$108.00 ➝ $114.00Medium
10/25/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$104.00N/A
10/25/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$99.00N/A
10/22/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
9/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$107.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
9/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$96.00 ➝ $83.00High
7/26/2019Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetBuy$107.00Low
7/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$98.00Low
6/6/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$96.00 ➝ $92.00Low
5/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$102.00 ➝ $105.00Low
4/26/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$100.00 ➝ $105.00Low
4/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$100.00 ➝ $110.00Low
3/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
3/8/2019Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
2/21/2019Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
2/5/2019ArgusSet TargetBuy$110.00Low
1/25/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$80.00High
1/18/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$81.20Medium
1/10/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ OverweightLow
12/31/2018Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$105.00 ➝ $100.00Low
11/28/2018MizuhoSet TargetHold$110.00Low
11/20/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$135.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
11/15/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$132.00 ➝ $122.00Low
11/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$135.00 ➝ $120.00Low
10/29/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
10/26/2018Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$141.00 ➝ $117.00Low
10/26/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$141.00 ➝ $135.00Low
10/19/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellHigh
10/16/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
10/12/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
10/12/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $145.00Low
10/11/2018Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
9/7/2018CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $134.00Low
8/1/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00Low
7/31/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$140.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$128.00 ➝ $132.00Low
6/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$118.00 ➝ $135.00Low
5/29/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Positive$122.00 ➝ $146.00Low
5/18/2018Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/17/2018Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$114.99 ➝ $110.00High
5/10/2018Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/10/2018ArgusBoost TargetBuy$130.00Low
4/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$102.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
4/27/2018BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$122.00 ➝ $135.00Low
4/26/2018CowenBoost TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
4/24/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$113.00Low
4/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$100.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
4/12/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
4/11/2018Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
4/11/2018Howard WeilDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
4/9/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$105.00 ➝ $104.00Low
3/19/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$98.00 ➝ $95.00Low
3/13/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$99.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
3/7/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$102.00Low
2/14/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$114.00High
2/1/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$100.00Medium
1/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$110.00Low
1/24/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$102.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
1/24/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$76.00 ➝ $96.00High
1/22/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$98.00Medium
1/3/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$91.00Low
12/22/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$93.00Low
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.85 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 37 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 5 very negative mentions
5/12/2022
  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
6/11/2022
  • 13 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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7/11/2022
  • 22 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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8/10/2022
  • 13 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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9/9/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
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10/9/2022
  • 14 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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11/8/2022
  • 18 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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12/8/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
Valero Energy logo
Valero Energy Corporation manufactures, markets, and sells transportation fuels and petrochemical products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Refining, Renewable Diesel, and Ethanol. It produces conventional, premium, and reformulated gasolines; gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB); diesel fuels, and low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels; CARB diesel; other distillates; jet fuels; blendstocks; and asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined petroleum products, as well as sells lube oils and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.2 million barrels per day; and 12 ethanol plants with a combined ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.6 billion gallons per year. It sells its refined products through wholesale rack and bulk markets; and through approximately 7,000 outlets under the Valero, Beacon, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, and Texaco brands. The company also produces and sells ethanol, dry distiller grains, syrup, and inedible corn oil primarily to animal feed customers. In addition, it owns and operates crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, tanks, marine docks, truck rack bays, and other logistics assets; and owns and operates a plant that processes animal fats, used cooking oils, and inedible distillers corn oils into renewable diesel. 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 1980 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $116.90
Low: $116.49
High: $122.74

50 Day Range

MA: $126.33
Low: $106.85
High: $141.98

52 Week Range

Now: $116.90
Low: $65.13
High: $146.80

Volume

4,975,850 shs

Average Volume

4,607,733 shs

Market Capitalization

$45.07 billion

P/E Ratio

4.99

Dividend Yield

3.26%

Beta

1.64

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Valero Energy?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Valero Energy in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Redburn Partners, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Valero Energy?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Valero Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $139.69, suggesting a possible upside of 18.3%. Piper Sandler has the highest price target set, predicting VLO will reach $177.00 in the next twelve months. Cowen Inc has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $116.00 for Valero Energy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Valero Energy?

Valero Energy currently has 2 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe VLO will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Valero Energy.
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How do I contact Valero Energy's investor relations team?

Valero Energy's physical mailing address is ONE VALERO WAY, SAN ANTONIO TX, 78249. The oil and gas company's listed phone number is (210) 345-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Valero Energy is www.valero.com. Learn More about contacing Valero Energy investor relations.