Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) announced a monthly dividend on Friday, November 11th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of 0.1609 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $1.93 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 18th.

Shares of Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) opened at 38.64 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is $4.51 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $39.45 and a 200 day moving average of $35.48. Vermilion Energy has a one year low of $20.31 and a one year high of $42.00.

Dividend History for Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET)

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Vermilion Energy by 23.9% in the second quarter. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. now owns 142,850 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,528,000 after buying an additional 27,600 shares during the last quarter. Andra AP fonden increased its position in Vermilion Energy by 23.7% in the second quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 49,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,020,000 after buying an additional 9,400 shares during the last quarter. Sentry Investments Corp. increased its position in Vermilion Energy by 41.8% in the second quarter. Sentry Investments Corp. now owns 363,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,955,000 after buying an additional 107,100 shares during the last quarter. 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 worth $201,000 after buying an additional 1,214 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ingalls & Snyder LLC purchased a new position in Vermilion Energy during the second quarter worth about $734,000. 45.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. National Bank Financial restated an “outperform” rating and set a $66.00 price target on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Tuesday, November 1st. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up previously from $58.00) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. RBC Capital Markets reiterated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $53.00 target price (up previously from $52.00) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vermilion Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. Finally, TD Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $54.00 target price (up previously from $53.00) on shares of Vermilion Energy in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $52.14.

Vermilion Energy Company Profile

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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