Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) declared a dividend on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 24th will be paid a dividend of 0.1634 per share on Tuesday, November 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 20th.

Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) opened at 39.97 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.56 and its 200 day moving average price is $33.91. Vermilion Energy has a one year low of $20.31 and a one year high of $40.77. The stock’s market cap is $4.66 billion.

Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported ($0.48) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.32) by $0.16. Vermilion Energy had a negative net margin of 42.00% and a negative return on equity of 8.50%. The business had revenue of $212.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $151.30 million. Equities analysts predict that Vermilion Energy will post ($0.76) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Dividend History for Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET)

VET has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Desjardins reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 target price (up previously from $47.50) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vermilion Energy from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, August 12th. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $54.00 target price (up previously from $53.00) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Scotiabank reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $56.50 target price (up previously from $52.50) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $59.00 target price (up previously from $52.00) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Thursday, August 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Vermilion Energy has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $50.23.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of VET. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in Vermilion Energy by 23.5% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 6,387 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 1,214 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 0.7% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 10,518 shares of the company’s stock valued at $335,000 after buying an additional 68 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vermilion Energy during the second quarter valued at about $499,000. Jane Street Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 102.3% in the second quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 22,177 shares of the company’s stock valued at $706,000 after buying an additional 11,213 shares during the period. Finally, Ingalls & Snyder LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vermilion Energy during the second quarter valued at about $734,000. 44.67% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Vermilion Energy

Vermilion Energy Inc (Vermilion) is a Canada-based international oil and gas producer. The Company is focused on the acquisition, development and optimization of producing properties in North America, Europe and Australia. The Company’s segments are Canada, which relates to its assets in Alberta and Saskatchewan; France, which relates to its operations in France in the Paris and Aquitaine basins; Netherlands, which relates to its operations in the Netherlands; Germany, which relates to its operations in Germany; Ireland, which relates to its non-operated interest in the Corrib offshore natural gas field; Australia, which relates to operations on the Wandoo offshore crude oil field; the United States, which relates to its operations in Wyoming in the Powder River Basin, and Corporate.

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