Media headlines about Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) have been trending positive this week, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vermilion Energy earned a news impact score of 0.29 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) traded up 0.64% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $35.95. 70,341 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vermilion Energy has a one year low of $30.01 and a one year high of $44.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $37.05 and its 200 day moving average is $39.91. The firm’s market cap is $4.27 billion.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 24th will be issued a $0.1621 dividend. This represents a $1.95 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 20th. Vermilion Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -97.46%.

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