Valero Energy Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
•Reported a net loss attributable to Valero stockholders of $704 million, or $1.73 per share, including estimated excess energy cost of $579 million, or $1.15 per share, related to impacts from Winter Storm Uri
•Returned $400 million in cash to stockholders through dividends and declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.98 per share
•Announced the development of a large-scale carbon capture and storage project with BlackRock and Navigator
•Announced the sale of a partial interest in the Pasadena marine terminal joint venture (MVP Terminalling) for $270 million
SAN ANTONIO, April 22, 2021 – Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, “Valero”) today reported a net loss attributable to Valero stockholders of $704 million, or $1.73 per share, for the first quarter of 2021, compared to a net loss of $1.9 billion, or $4.54 per share, for the first quarter of 2020. The operating loss in the first quarter of 2021 includes estimated excess energy costs of $579 million, or $1.15 per share, related to impacts from Winter Storm Uri. Excluding the adjustments shown in the accompanying earnings release tables, adjusted net income attributable to Valero stockholders for the first quarter of 2020 was $140 million, or $0.34 per share. First quarter 2020 adjusted results exclude an after-tax lower of cost or market, or LCM, inventory valuation adjustment of approximately $2.0 billion.
“Winter Storm Uri impacted operations and operating costs of many facilities in the U.S. Gulf Coast and U.S. Mid-Continent regions, including our facilities,” said Joe Gorder, Valero Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I am very proud of our team for safely managing the utilities curtailments and the freeze by idling or shutting down the affected facilities and resuming operations without incident.”
The following information was filed by Valero Energy Corptx (VLO) on Thursday, April 22, 2021 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.