Shares of Valero Energy Corp.
inched 0.01% higher to $78.16 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Valero Energy Corp. closed $6.23 below its 52-week high ($84.39), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Phillips 66
fell 1.08% to $83.03, Marathon Petroleum Corp.
rose 0.24% to $57.30, and HollyFrontier Corp.
fell 2.11% to $36.22. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 111,245 below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.