Shares of Valero Energy Corp.
shed 2.20% to $63.48 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Valero Energy Corp. closed $21.47 short of its 52-week high ($84.95), which the company reached on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Phillips 66
fell 1.97% to $72.31, Marathon Petroleum Corp.
fell 1.28% to $53.39, and HollyFrontier Corp.
fell 2.88% to $27.97. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 931,364 below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.