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Lowest EPS Growth in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry Detected in Shares of Valero Energy (VLO, CLNE, PEIX, CVI, WNR)

Mar 21, 2017 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) --

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.Valero Energy ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 83.1%. Clean Energy Fuels is next with a EPS growth of 609.8%. Pacific Ethanol ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 8,222.2%.

CVR Energy follows with a EPS growth of 9,285.7%, and Western Refining rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 19,180.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Western Refining on November 15th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $29.66. Since that recommendation, shares of Western Refining have risen 23.9%. We continue to monitor Western Refining for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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