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Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) rated Buy

Posted on: Sunday,  Feb 10, 2008  12:04 AM ET by Fast Money Pete Najarian

Fast Money Pete Najarian rated Buy Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) on 01/04/2008, when the stock price was $64.14.
Since then, Valero Energy Corporation has lost 9.03% as of 12/16/2015's recent price of $58.35.
If you would have followed this Fast Money Pete Najarian's recommendation on VLO, you would have lost 9.02% of your investment in 2903 days.

Valero Energy Corporation, incorporated in 1981, owns and operates 16 refineries located in the United States, Canada, and Aruba that produce conventional gasolines, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products, as well as a slate of premium products, including conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending (CBOB) and reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB). The Company markets refined products on a wholesale basis in the United States and Canada through bulk and rack marketing network. It also sells refined products through a network of about 5,800 retail and wholesale branded outlets in the United States, Canada, and Aruba. The Company operates through two segments: refining and retail.

Pete Najarian, the Pit Boss, is ranked one of the top 100 traders by Trader Monthly magazine, is co-founder of optionMONSTER.com, a news and information site for options traders. Following a football career that included several seasons with the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings, Najarian took up options trading in 1992 joining his brother, Jon ‘DRJ’ Najarian, at Mercury Trading, a market-making firm at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Two years later, he assumed responsibility for Mercury's risk and arbitrage and later led its entry onto the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). He also led Mercury's joint venture with M.J. Meehan, the third largest specialist firm on the NYSE. From 2000 to 2004, Najarian served as president of Mercury, and helped execute its sale to Citadel, one of the world's largest hedge funds. During this period, Najarian chaired the Exemption Committee of the CBOE for three years and served as a floor official for eight terms. More recently, he has been a founding member of One Chicago, an electronic exchange committed to becoming the global leader in futures on individual stocks, narrow-based indexes, and ETFs. He is the co-founder of Hedgehog stock, options, and futures trading platform and together with brother Jon, co-developed the Heat Seeker™ and complementary programs for tracking unusual buying activity in stocks, options, and futures. Najarian is one of the 'Fast Money Five' on CNBC’s “Fast Money,” and also contributes to CBOE-TV, the exchange's popular webcast. Najarian graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a degree in genetic engineering. The following stocks are owned by Pete Najarian based on the CNBC disclosures.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/4/2008 4:00 PM Buy
1 year
64.14
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week down  -0.18 %
1 Month up  18.59 %
3 Months down  -11.83 %
1 YTD down  -59.70 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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