SAN ANTONIO, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, "Valero") has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2015 to holders of record at the close of business on August 4, 2015.
The Board of Directors also approved an incremental $2.5 billion share repurchase authorization. Valero has approximately $400 million of repurchase authority available under its previously announced buyback authorization, giving it $2.9 billion available for stock repurchases going forward.
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. Valero subsidiaries employ approximately 10,000 people, and assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 2.9 million barrels per day, 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.3 billion gallons per year, a 50-megawatt wind farm, and renewable diesel production from a joint venture. Through subsidiaries, Valero owns the general partner of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP), a midstream master limited partnership. Approximately 7,400 outlets carry the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock and Beacon brands in the United States and the Caribbean; Ultramar in Canada; and Texaco in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Valero is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio. Please visit www.valero.com for more information.
John Locke, Executive Director – Investor Relations, 210-345-3077
Karen Ngo, Manager – Investor Relations, 210-345-4574
Media: Bill Day, Vice President – Communications, 210-345-2928
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SOURCE Valero Energy Corporation