Shares of Valero Energy Corp. VLO slipped 0.03% to $70.28 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.33% to 4,141.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.20% to 33,677.27. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Valero Energy Corp. closed $14.11 below its 52-week high ($84.39), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Phillips 66 PSX remained unchanged, Marathon Petroleum Corp. MPC rose 0.69% to $52.57, and HollyFrontier Corp. HFC remained unchanged. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 64,658 below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.