The shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has been pegged with a rating of Outperform by Wolfe Research in its latest research note that was published on March 8th, 2019. Wolfe Research wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Valero Energy Corporation, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Standpoint Research advised investors in its research note published on February 21st, 2019, to Hold the VLO stock. The stock had earned Neutral rating from Goldman when it published its report on January 25th, 2019. The stock was given Outperform rating by Macquarie in its report released on January 18th, 2019. Piper Jaffray was of a view that VLO is Overweight in its latest report on January 10th, 2019. Goldman thinks that VLO is worth Sell rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on October 19th, 2018.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 5 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 5 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $107.06. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 23.44% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 58.42.
The shares of the company added by 0.85% during the trading session on Thursday, reaching a low of $83.82 while ending the day at $84.94. During the trading session, a total of 3.23 million shares were traded which represents a 22.07% incline from the average session volume which is 4.15M shares. VLO had ended its last session trading at 84.22. Valero Energy Corporation currently has a market cap of $35.85B, while its P/E ratio stands at 11.72, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.31, with a beta of 1.15. Valero Energy Corporation debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.42, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.00. VLO 52-week low price stands at $68.81 while its 52-week high price is $126.98.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $2.12 earnings per share which is above the $1.07 predicted by most analysts. The Valero Energy Corporation generated $28,730.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $23,992.60 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $2.01 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 5.19%. Valero Energy Corporation has the potential to record 7.25 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at ROTH Capital published a research note on August 18th, 2017 where it informed investors and clients that Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $6. Standpoint Research also rated TNXP as Downgrade on February 21st, 2019, with its price target of $175 suggesting that TNXP could surge by 77.36% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $2.58/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 22.87% to reach $14.00/share. It started the day trading at $3.24 and traded between $2.5994 and $3.17 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that TNXP’s 50-day SMA is 2.10 while its 200-day SMA stands at 12.91. At the moment, only of Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 1.28M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 0.12 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 48.13%. Looking further, the stock has raised 12.01% over the past 90 days while it lost -61.22% over the last six months.
Similarly, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. shares by +98.85% during the recently filed quarter. Following these latest developments, around 2.15% of Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.