Valero Energy CorporationFind Ratings Reports
VALERO ENERGY CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2020 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, but still managed to outperform when compared to the average company in its subsector. VALERO ENERGY CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.19 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.92% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||14470.0||25850.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-464.0||609.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4047.0||2137.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||51732.0||51229.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||16418.0||10875.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||3.66||6.48|
|Return on Assets||0.0||4.51|
|Return on Equity||-0.01||10.96|
|Debt||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Share Data||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||407.78||410.81|
|Div / share||0.98||0.9|
|Book value / share||47.14||51.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5087128.0||4362590.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.27 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.11 and a discount versus the subsector average of 2.16. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, VALERO ENERGY CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|VLO NM||Peers 52.24||VLO 9.48||Peers 6.79|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
VLO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
VLO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|VLO 663.00||Peers 21.65||VLO NA||Peers 0.87|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
VLO's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|VLO 1.27||Peers 2.16||VLO -100.54||Peers -203.63|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
VLO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
VLO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|VLO 0.34||Peers 1.59||VLO -31.29||Peers -25.16|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
VLO is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
VLO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.