Valero Energy Options Trading: A Deep Dive into Market Sentiment

Whales with a lot of money to spend have taken a noticeably bearish stance on Valero Energy.

Looking at options history for Valero Energy VLO we detected 10 trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 0% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 80% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 3 are puts, for a total amount of $214,772 and 7, calls, for a total amount of $216,087.

Projected Price Targets

Based on the trading activity, it appears that the significant investors are aiming for a price territory stretching from $120.0 to $160.0 for Valero Energy over the recent three months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Valero Energy options trades today is 437.4 with a total volume of 107.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Valero Energy's big money trades within a strike price range of $120.0 to $160.0 over the last 30 days.

Valero Energy Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
VLO PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/21/25 $9.3 $8.75 $9.1 $135.00 $109.2K 3 0
VLO PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/20/24 $3.95 $3.8 $3.95 $135.00 $79.0K 333 4
VLO CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 12/19/25 $38.4 $36.15 $37.35 $125.00 $41.0K 57 0
VLO CALL SWEEP BEARISH 07/19/24 $7.2 $7.0 $7.0 $150.00 $35.0K 359 2
VLO CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/20/25 $15.85 $14.8 $15.01 $160.00 $30.3K 122 0

About Valero Energy

Valero Energy is one of the largest independent refiners in the United States. It operates 15 refineries, with a total throughput capacity of 3.2 million barrels a day in the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Valero also owns 12 ethanol plants with capacity of 1.6 billion gallons a year and holds a 50% stake in Diamond Green Diesel, which has the capacity to produce 1.2 billion gallons per year of renewable diesel.

Where Is Valero Energy Standing Right Now?

  • Trading volume stands at 2,305,996, with VLO's price down by -3.55%, positioned at $148.14.
  • RSI indicators show the stock to be may be approaching oversold.
  • Earnings announcement expected in 43 days.

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