Valero Energy Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  56.57
 Dividend  3.92
 Earnings  5.89
 Cash-flow  13.47
 Book value  51.43
 Equity  53.06

Valero Energy is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Valero Energy is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Valero Energy paid a total dividend of 1,599 million USD last year, for a market value of 23,081 millions (Market Cap 22,994 millions). Dividend per share of Valero Energy is 3.92 USD, and his stock market price 56.57 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Valero Energy has a dividend yield of 6.93%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Valero Energy dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Valero Energy

Valero Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Valero Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.93%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Valero Energy payout on ernings is currently 66.55%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures show that Valero Energy can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Valero Energy is USD 13.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Valero Energy, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Valero Energy payout

Valero Energy Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present6.93%3.9266.55%408
20193.84%3.6047.68%411
20184.27%3.2061.90%424
20173.05%2.8053.64%438
20163.90%2.4027.68%461
20152.78%2.0027.29%497

*In millions

Valero Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Valero Energy showed a return of 5.20% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -39.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Valero Energy stock and market return