NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- During the last trading session, a low put/call ratio alert was raised on shares of Valero Energy Corporation. Aggregate volume of puts
was 3,963 and calls were 22,158 equating to a 0.18 put/call ratio. The increased volume of call contracts
outnumbered put contracts 5.6:1 ratio.
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The skewed options ratio suggests that traders are re-balancing their portfolios in anticipation
of a price shift. Unusual volume activity directly reflects investor outlook and confirms that a
stock move is imminent.
Shares of Valero Energy Corporation edged down $0.02 (0.05%) to $43.73. The price of the stock ranged
between a low of $42.97 and $44.23 respectively. The trading volume of 9M is above
the 90 day average volume of 8M shares. The technical momentum Relative Strength Index indicator shows overbought conditions. VLO is trading above the 50
day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $20.00 and 52 week high is $44.40. Performance indicators show that the stock has gained 15.22% within the last week.
The stock has a P/E ratio of 21.78 and a dividend yield of 1.49%.