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Dec. 1, 2020, 5:18 p.m. EST

Valero Energy Corp. stock underperforms when compared to competitors despite strong trading day

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Shares of Valero Energy Corp. VLO rose 1.17% to $54.40 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.13% to 3,662.45 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.63% to 29,823.92. Valero Energy Corp. closed $43.63 below its 52-week high ($98.03), which the company achieved on January 13th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Phillips 66 PSX rose 2.15% to $61.88, Marathon Petroleum Corp. MPC rose 1.47% to $39.45, and HollyFrontier Corp. HFC rose 3.38% to $24.18. Trading volume (4.2 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.

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