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Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsValero Energy Corporation (Valero) is a manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, petrochemical products and power. The company’s assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3 million barrels per day, 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.3 billion gallons per year, and a 50-megawatt wind farm. Its refineries produce gasoline, diesel fuel, low-sulfur diesel fuel, distillates, asphalt, jet fuel, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. Valero markets its refined products on a wholesale basis across the US, the UK, Canada, Ireland and Carribean through an extensive bulk and rack marketing network and through approximately 7,400 outlets. Valero is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the US.Valero Energy Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 04, 2015: CBE: Lawsuit Filed: Tar Sands Crude By Rail Project ExposedJan 29, 2015: Valero Energy Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year ResultsDec 13, 2013: Valero to start maintenance of catalytic cracker in USDec 13, 2013: Valero Energy To Conduct Maintenance At Port Arthur Refinery In 2014Dec 02, 2013: PDVSA Negotiates On Aruba Refinery Units RestartKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Valero Energy Corporation - Key Facts 6Valero Energy Corporation - Key Employees 7Valero Energy Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 9Valero Energy Corporation - Major Products and Services 10Valero Energy Corporation - Key Operational Summary 11Valero Energy Corporation - History 12Valero Energy Corporation - Company Statement 16Valero Energy Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 – Company Analysis 22Valero Energy Corporation - Business Description 22Business Description - Ethanol 22Ethanol - Overview 22Ethanol - Production 22Ethanol - Financials 22Business Description - Refining 22Refining - Overview 22Refining - Production 23Refining - Financials 23Valero Energy Corporation - Corporate Strategy 24Valero Energy Corporation - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25Valero Energy Corporation - Strengths 25Strength - Extensive Product Portfolio 25Strength - Substantial Renewable Fuels Production Capacity 25Strength - Strategically Located Refining Assets 25Valero Energy Corporation - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Operational Issues 26Valero Energy Corporation - Opportunities 27Opportunity - Growing Liquid Fuels Consumption in the US 27Opportunity - Investment Plans 27Opportunity - Forecast Increase in Oil Production in North America 27Valero Energy Corporation - Threats 28Threat - Intense Competition 28Threat - Stringent Regulations 28Threat - Reliance on Third-Parties 28Valero Energy Corporation - Key Competitors 29Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 33Financial Performance 33Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41Valero Energy Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 42Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 43Mar 04, 2015: CBE: Lawsuit Filed: Tar Sands Crude By Rail Project Exposed 43Jan 29, 2015: Valero Energy Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results 44Nov 04, 2014: Valero Energy Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 46Oct 28, 2014: Bill Klesse to Step Down as Valero Chairman December 30, 2014; CEO Joe Gorder to Assume Chairman Position 48Oct 23, 2014: Valero Energy Declares Regular Cash Dividend on Common Stock 49Oct 22, 2014: Quantum Energy Looks to Implement Micro-Refineries Strategy 50Sep 23, 2014: Valero Energy to permanently shut Meraux refinery’s gasoline unit by mid-October 2014 51Jul 30, 2014: Valero Energy Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 52Jul 29, 2014: Valero Energy increases regular cash dividend on common stock 54Jul 29, 2014: Valero Energy Increases Regular Cash Dividend on Common Stock 55Section 6 – Appendix 56Methodology 56Ratio Definitions 56About GlobalData 60Contact Us 60Disclaimer 60List of TablesValero Energy Corporation, Key Facts 6Valero Energy Corporation, Key Employees 7Valero Energy Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 9Valero Energy Corporation, Major Products and Services 10Valero Energy Corporation, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11Valero Energy Corporation, History 12Valero Energy Corporation, Other Locations 17Valero Energy Corporation, Subsidiaries 19Valero Energy Corporation, Key Competitors 29Valero Energy Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 30Valero Energy Corporation, Annual Ratios 31Valero Energy Corporation, Interim Ratios 34Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41Valero Energy Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 42Currency Codes 56Units 56Capital Market Ratios 56Equity Ratios 57Profitability Ratios 57Cost Ratios 58Liquidity Ratios 58Leverage Ratios 59Efficiency Ratios 59List of FiguresValero Energy Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33Valero Energy Corporation, Ratio Charts 35Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Valero Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Valero Energy Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40Valero Energy Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41