Shares of Valero Energy Corp.
rallied 2.80% to $66.51 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Valero Energy Corp. closed $18.44 below its 52-week high ($84.95), which the company achieved on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Phillips 66
rose 1.21% to $66.03, Marathon Petroleum Corp.
rose 3.49% to $59.57, and HollyFrontier Corp.
rose 3.22% to $31.05. Trading volume (4.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.