Valero Energy Dividend yield

 Price  129.90
 Dividend  4.08
 Earnings  31.68
 Cash-flow  35.11
 Book value  64.95
 Equity  57.92

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 stock dividend

Valero Energy paid a total dividend of 1,477 million USD last year, for a market value of 47,024 millions (Market Cap 46,749 millions). Valero Energy dividend per share is 4.08 USD, and his stock market price 129.90 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Valero Energy has a dividend yield of 3.14%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Valero Energy stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Valero Energy

Valero Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Valero Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.14%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Valero Energy payout on ernings is currently 12.88%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Valero Energycan maintain his current dividend.

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 35.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.08, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Valero Energy's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Valero Energy dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Valero Energy stock dividend history

Valero Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Valero Energy showed a return of 0.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Valero Energy stock and market return