Balance Sheet Breakdown: Valvoline Inc (VVV)’s Debt-to-Equity and Long-Term Debt/Eq Ratios

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After finishing at $42.19 in the prior trading day, Valvoline Inc (NYSE: VVV) closed at $41.94, down -0.59%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.59 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.32 million shares were traded. VVV stock price reached its highest trading level at $42.2 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $41.17.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of VVV by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.69 and its Current Ratio is at 0.73. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 30.68 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 20.30.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Mizuho on March 19, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $50.

On January 16, 2024, Morgan Stanley Upgraded its rating to Overweight which previously was Equal-Weight and also upped its target price recommendation from $37 to $44.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Nov 29 ’23 when O’Daniel Julie Marie sold 9,000 shares for $34.51 per share. The transaction valued at 310,545 led to the insider holds 15,981 shares of the business.

Dobbins Robert Travis sold 2,000 shares of VVV for $68,973 on Nov 28 ’23. The Chief Technology Officer now owns 12,478 shares after completing the transaction at $34.49 per share. On Nov 22 ’23, another insider, O’Daniel Julie Marie, who serves as the Chief Legal Officer of the company, sold 1,002 shares for $35.00 each. As a result, the insider received 35,070 and left with 24,981 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, VVV now has a Market Capitalization of 5437478912. As of this moment, Valvoline’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 33.39, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 21.52. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.34. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 3.56 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 83.88.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VVV has reached a high of $45.37, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $29.15. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -2.85%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 13.64%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.19M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1375320 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 134.80M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 128.84M. Insiders hold about 0.62% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 97.10% stake in the company. Shares short for VVV as of 1713139200 were 5200318 with a Short Ratio of 4.39, compared to 1710460800 on 7726621. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5200318 and a Short% of Float of 6.460000000000001.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.68.

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