Shares of Valero Energy Corp.
inched 0.63% higher to $104.99 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.23% to 32,803.47 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.16% to 4,145.19. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Valero Energy Corp. closed $41.82 short of its 52-week high ($146.81), which the company reached on June 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Phillips 66
rose 1.34% to $83.76 and Marathon Petroleum Corp.
rose 0.06% to $90.22. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.6 M.