NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Block trades help investors understand the sentiment of large financial institutions.
A total of 12 block trades were executed during the last trading session,
typically at least 10,000 shares or more represent a single block unit. Further analysis
reveals that 118,294 shares were bought and 194,800 shares were
sold. The bought/sold ratio for shares of Valero Energy Corporation is 0.61, representing a
negative net cash flow of $3,454,090 out of the stock.
Institutional investors also took positions in options where a total of 23,951 contracts
was traded. Specifically, 18,407 call and 5,544 put contracts were traded during the last
session yielding a 0.30 put/call ratio.
Valero Energy Corporation is trading at $45.99, up $1.06 (+2.36%) in today's trading session.
The daily low is $44.62 and the high is $46.14. The trading volume of 8M is below
the average volume of 8M shares. VLO is trading above the 50 day moving
average and higher than the 200 day moving
average. The stock's 52 week low is $20.00 and 52 week high is $47.85. Within the last week, the shares have lost -5.87% of their value.
The stock has a P/E ratio of 11.98 and a dividend yield of 1.56%.