There is no doubt that Valvoline Inc (VVV) ticks all the boxes.

With 1.91 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.51 million shares. During the session, the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing company that operates in wider Energy sector, reached to the highest price of $39.89 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $38.38. The 52-week range on VVV shows that it touched its highest point at $39.67 and its lowest point at $29.15 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $41.44. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.42.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of VVV was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 6.49%, but this was up by 11.34% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 32.61% while six-month performance rose 12.17%. The stock gained 12.49% in the past year, while it has gained 4.74% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for VVV yields -1.06 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.96. For the next quarter, that number is 0.35. This implies an EPS growth rate of 35.28% for this year and 22.92% for next year.


Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 134.80 million VVV shares are outstanding with a float of 129.19 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 6.11 million, which was 4.70% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Ms. Lori A. Flees as the firm’s CEO, President & Director, Ms. Mary E. Meixelsperger serves as its Chief Financial Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 102.88% of VVV’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.


Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for VVV since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With VVV analysts setting a high price target of $46.00 and a low target of $36.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $41.44. Based on these targets, VVV could surge 16.87% to reach the target high and fall by -8.54% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 5.28% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded VVV stock several times over the past three months with 11 Buys and 10 Sells. In these transactions, 16,320 shares were bought while 3,706 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 21 while that of sell transactions has risen to 26 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 85,161 while 65,139 shares were sold.