Cincinnati Financial Corp Stake In Valero Energy Corp (VLO) Was Has Lifted

April 22, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 51 investors sold VLO shares while 327 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 331.76 million shares or 3.27% less from 342.98 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 35,264 were reported by Regions. Nordea Invest Ab stated it has 0.5% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Banque Pictet & Cie Sa has 0% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). 15,679 are owned by Fort Washington Advsrs Oh. Mason Street Advisors Limited accumulated 60,952 shares. Delta Asset Limited Liability Corporation Tn holds 0.01% or 500 shares. Glenmede Trust Co Na reported 0.29% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Gyroscope Group Limited Liability Company has 80,451 shares for 3.38% of their portfolio. Sentry Invs stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). 3,530 were reported by Oxbow Advsr Lc. Alpha Windward Limited Co owns 10,529 shares. Creative Planning holds 62,871 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Advantus Capital Inc holds 44,068 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.19% or 54,068 shares. Torch Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 11,130 shares for 0.63% of their portfolio.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $23.55 million activity. 1,000 Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) shares with value of $87,233 were sold by Waters Stephen M.

Cincinnati Financial Corp increased its stake in Valero Energy Corp (VLO) by 10.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cincinnati Financial Corp bought 38,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.25% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 389,940 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $35.84M, up from 351,940 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cincinnati Financial Corp who had been investing in Valero Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.78 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $108.55. About 2.80M shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 39.32% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.77% the S&P500.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Valero Energy had 22 analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, March 7, the company rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, November 14. The firm has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital given on Wednesday, April 11. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Sunday, January 21. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Monday, April 16 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 14 by Citigroup. Scotia Capital maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Wednesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Wednesday, April 11 by Howard Weil.

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