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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) is Monday, November 25, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $43.20 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Valero Energy has been 7.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Valero Energy has a market cap of $22.72 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 24.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company. The company operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Retail. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.