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Shares of Valero Energy Rise to a New 52-Week High

By Shiri Gupta

Shares of Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) traded at a new 52-week high today of $100.55. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 227,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 2.7 million shares.

In the past 52 weeks, Valero Energy share prices have been bracketed by a low of $68.81 and a high of $100.55 and are now at $99.78, 45% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has advanced 2.2%.

Valero Energy has overhead space with shares priced $99.78, or 13.9% below the average consensus analyst price target of $115.95. Valero Energy shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $83.13 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $82.82.

Valero Energy Corporation is an independent petroleum refining and marketing company that owns and operates refineries in the United States, Canada, and Aruba. The Company produces conventional gasolines, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products, as well as offers diesel fuel, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel, and oxygenates.

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Ticker(s): VLO