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VLO Valero Energy PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Nov 29, 2023, the Valero Energy stock's PE ratio is 4.23. This takes into account the latest EPS of $29.31 and stock price of $124.08. The PE ratio at present is nearly equal to the average from the previous four quarters.

VLO PE ratio history

How has VLO's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Valero Energy has averaged 12.01 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 4.23 is 65% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, VLO's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2020 quarter at 46.76, when the price was $45.36 and the EPS was $0.97. The lowest point was in the Mar 2023 quarter, when it reached 3.97 with a price of $139.6 and an EPS of $35.19.


Valero Energy PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 56.45% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -86.79% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2022 4.37 -86.79%
2021 33.09 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 16.04 56.18%
2018 10.27 2.5%
2017 10.02 -27.55%
2016 13.83 56.45%
2015 8.84 22.95%
2014 7.19 -28.81%
2013 10.1 11.6%

VLO average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of VLO for the past years

Currently, VLO's PE ratio is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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VLO PE vs peers

What is VLO's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers MPC and PSX, VLO's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than PBF's and CVI's. Valero Energy's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 8.38.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
PBF PBF Energy Inc 1.98 $5.44B
CVI Cvr Energy Inc 4.04 $3.19B
VLO Valero Energy Corp 4.23 $42.24B
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corp 5.48 $55.97B
PSX Phillips 66 7.34 $53.77B
DK Delek US Holdings Inc 23.08 $1.74B
CLMT Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP 32.92 $1.37B

Frequently asked questions

What is Valero Energy's PE ratio?

As of Nov 29, 2023, VLO stock has a price to earnings ratio of 4.23.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Valero Energy (VLO)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for VLO stock is 9.67.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Valero Energy (VLO)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for VLO stock is 14.38.

What is the highest PE ratio for VLO?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 46.76 in the Mar 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for VLO compare to its historical average?

VLO's price to earnings ratio is currently 65% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Valero Energy's PE ratio so low?

VLO's PE ratio is low because its earnings per share (EPS) is high relative to its stock price.

How is VLO's PE ratio calculated (Valero Energy PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Nov 29, 2023), Valero Energy's share price is $124.08. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Sep 2023 is $29.31. Therefore, Valero Energy's PE ratio for today is 4.23. PE RATIO(4.23) = STOCK PRICE($124.08) / TTM EPS($29.31)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.