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VLO Valero Energy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Valero Energy's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.98 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 16, 2022. The payout stands at $3.92 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 2.91%.

Key dates

  • VLO last dividend date: Nov 16, 2022
  • VLO next dividend date: Not announced
VLO dividend stats
DPS
$3.92
Dividend yield
2.91%
Payout ratio
16.7%
vs. Energy sector
Dividend yield
3.8%
Payout ratio
41.3%

Dividend yield

What is Valero Energy current dividend yield

VLO has a dividend yield of 2.91% which is above its peers average but below the Energy sector and the industry average. Compared to its Energy sector average of 3.8%, Valero Energy's dividend yield is 23% lower. The current dividend yield is below the historical average of 4.5% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is VLO dividend payout history and dates

Valero Energy has been paying dividends for the last 25 years. According to our data VLO has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 98% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 50%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 16, 2022 Dec 8, 2022 Oct 26, 2022 $0.98 normal
Aug 3, 2022 Sep 1, 2022 Jul 21, 2022 $0.98 normal
May 11, 2022 Jun 7, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.98 normal
Feb 2, 2022 Mar 3, 2022 Jan 20, 2022 $0.98 normal
Nov 17, 2021 Dec 9, 2021 Oct 27, 2021 $0.98 normal
Aug 4, 2021 Sep 2, 2021 Jul 15, 2021 $0.98 normal
May 14, 2021 Jun 8, 2021 Apr 19, 2021 $0.98 normal
Feb 10, 2021 Mar 4, 2021 Jan 28, 2021 $0.98 normal
Nov 17, 2020 Dec 9, 2020 Oct 28, 2020 $0.98 normal
Aug 3, 2020 Sep 2, 2020 Jul 16, 2020 $0.98 normal
May 13, 2020 Jun 3, 2020 Apr 24, 2020 $0.98 normal
Feb 11, 2020 Mar 4, 2020 Jan 23, 2020 $0.98 normal
Nov 19, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Oct 30, 2019 $0.9 normal
Aug 5, 2019 Sep 4, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 $0.9 normal
May 14, 2019 Jun 4, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 $0.9 normal
Feb 12, 2019 Mar 5, 2019 Jan 24, 2019 $0.9 normal
Nov 19, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 $0.8 normal
Aug 6, 2018 Sep 5, 2018 Jul 20, 2018 $0.8 normal
May 16, 2018 Jun 5, 2018 May 3, 2018 $0.8 normal
Feb 12, 2018 Mar 6, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $0.8 normal
Nov 20, 2017 Dec 12, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 $0.7 normal
Aug 7, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 $0.7 normal
May 15, 2017 Jun 7, 2017 May 3, 2017 $0.7 normal
Feb 13, 2017 Mar 7, 2017 Jan 26, 2017 $0.7 normal
Nov 18, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 2, 2016 $0.6 normal
Aug 9, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.6 normal
May 23, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 May 12, 2016 $0.6 normal
Feb 5, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 Jan 21, 2016 $0.6 normal
Nov 19, 2015 Dec 17, 2015 $0.5 normal
Jul 31, 2015 Sep 2, 2015 Jul 13, 2015 $0.4 normal

Valero Energy dividend payout ratio

What is Valero Energy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

VLO has a payout ratio of 16.7% which is lower than the Energy sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Energy sector average of 41.3%, Valero Energy's payout ratio is 60% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

VLO dividend vs peer dividends

How does VLO dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PSX Phillips 66 3.55% $3.83 17.5%
VLO Valero Energy Corp 2.91% $3.92 16.7%
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corp 2.04% $2.49 10.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Valero Energy pay a dividend?

Yes, Valero Energy has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. VLO has been paying dividends since 1997.

When is Valero Energy's next dividend?

VLO hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in February 2023.

When was VLO's last dividend?

Valero Energy's last regular dividend was on Nov 16, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.98 per share.

How much dividend does Valero Energy pay (per share)?

On an annual basis VLO pays $3.92 per share.

What is Valero Energy's dividend yield?

Currently Valero Energy's dividend yield is 2.91%.

How often does Valero Energy pay dividends?

Valero Energy pays four dividends per year.

What is Valero Energy's dividend payout ratio?

Valero Energy's dividend payout ratio is 16.7%.

Does Valero Energy pay a good dividend?

Valero Energy's dividend yield is below the Energy sector average.