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Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Energy   Sub-Sector: Integrated oil Companies
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 20 Oct 2017NoneDojiWed, 18 Oct 2017-0.1%
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77.40 0.00 (0%) Oct 23 4:00pm EDT
Open: 77.85 Range: 77.37 - 77.90 Vol: 4.82M Avg Vol: 3.66M
EPS: 4.05 P/E ratio: 19.14 EBITDA: 4.86B Mkt Cap: 34.25B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 77.57
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 77.08
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 72.05
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 67.65
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Daily Chart of VLO

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Valero Energy Corporation" (VLO)?

VLO is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, VLO has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 91% of the time with an average daily volume of 3.7M shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 72.05 for VLO is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. This bullish stance is further reinforced by VLO's ability to stay over the 20 day moving average for more than 100% of the time in the last 2 months of trading. There is however a possibility of profit taking setting in and it may be prudent to lighten up on strength and re-enter during a retracement. Good places to re-enter VLO are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 72.05 and 67.65 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "VLO".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $80.29* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 20 Oct 2017
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