Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) insider Terrance Gerald Hergott sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$40.00, for a total value of C$100,000.00.
Vermilion Energy stock opened at C$40.29 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $4,870.00, a P/E ratio of 79.00 and a beta of 0.32. Vermilion Energy Inc has a 12-month low of C$38.33 and a 12-month high of C$51.03.
Vermilion Energy (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported C$0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C$0.25 by C($0.16). The firm had revenue of C$317.34 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$309.15 million. Vermilion Energy had a return on equity of 2.23% and a net margin of 2.94%.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th were given a $0.215 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 27th. This represents a $2.58 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.40%. Vermilion Energy’s payout ratio is 505.88%.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on VET shares. CIBC lifted their target price on Vermilion Energy from C$52.00 to C$55.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Barclays lifted their target price on Vermilion Energy from C$51.00 to C$59.00 in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. National Bank Financial lifted their target price on Vermilion Energy from C$48.00 to C$54.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a C$50.00 target price on Vermilion Energy and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$53.56.
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About Vermilion Energy
Vermilion Energy Inc produces oil and gas, and focuses on the acquisition, development and optimization of producing properties in North America, the Europe and Australia. Its segments include Canada, which includes production and assets focused in West Pembina near Drayton Valley, Alberta and Northgate in southeast Saskatchewan; France, which produces oil in France; Netherlands, which produces onshore gas and interests include over 24 onshore licenses and two offshore licenses; Germany, which holds interest in a four partner consortium; Ireland, which includes a non-operating interest in the offshore Corrib gas field located approximately 83 kilometers off the northwest coast of Ireland; Australia, which holds an operated working interest in the Wandoo field located approximately 80 kilometers offshore on the northwest shelf of Australia; the United States, which has interests in approximately 97,200 net acres of land in the Powder River Basin of northeastern Wyoming, and Corporate.
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