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16. Valero Energy
Valero Energy
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 16 (Previous rank: 16)
Compare tool: Valero Energy vs. Top 10
CEO: William R. Klesse
Address: 1 Valero Way
San Antonio, TX 78249
Phone: 210-345-2000
Website: www.valero.com
The independent oil refiner, which also owns over 5,000 gas stations, has been one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. in recent years. So it comes as a surprise to see a dip in profit.

The reason? Oil refiners saw margins squeezed last year, as crude prices spiked while the rise in gas prices didn't keep pace. Valero also had some unplanned refinery outages, and is now selling off underperforming facilities.

Revenues 96,758.0 6.3
Profits 5,234.0 -4.2
Assets 42,722.0
Stockholders' equity 18,507.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 26,048.2
Revenues 5.4
Assets 12.3
Stockholders' equity 28.3
2007 $ 8.88
% change from 2006 2.8
1997-2007 annual growth rate % 35.2
2007 37.9
1997-2007 annual rate 25.6
1 Exxon Mobil 2 372,824.0
2 Chevron 3 210,783.0
3 ConocoPhillips 5 178,558.0
4 Valero Energy 16 96,758.0
5 Marathon Oil 36 60,044.0
6 Sunoco 56 42,101.0
7 Hess 77 31,924.0
8 Tesoro 116 21,675.0
9 Murphy Oil 134 18,439.1
10 Western Refining 342 7,305.0
11 Frontier Oil 462 5,188.7
12 Holly 484 4,791.7
13 CVR Energy 680 2,966.9
14 Calumet Specialty Products 996 1,637.8
From the May 5, 2008 issue
Revenues: Excise taxes have been excluded.
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
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