Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. increased its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) by 22.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 38,100 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 7,100 shares during the period. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A.’s holdings in Vermilion Energy were worth $1,209,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VET. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its holdings in Vermilion Energy by 10.2% during the first quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 8,741 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $328,000 after buying an additional 808 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in Vermilion Energy by 6.2% during the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 90,563 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $3,390,000 after buying an additional 5,299 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its holdings in Vermilion Energy by 1.6% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 177,559 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $6,660,000 after buying an additional 2,719 shares during the last quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale increased its holdings in Vermilion Energy by 91.0% during the first quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 15,955 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $587,000 after buying an additional 7,600 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Vermilion Energy by 9.2% during the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 161,224 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $6,048,000 after buying an additional 13,629 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.57% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on VET. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vermilion Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $39.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Vermilion Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded shares of Vermilion Energy from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $54.50.

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Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE VET) opened at 36.85 on Monday. Vermilion Energy Inc. has a 12 month low of $29.91 and a 12 month high of $44.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $32.51 and its 200-day moving average is $33.97. The company has a market cap of $4.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 75.36 and a beta of 0.52.

Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The oil and gas company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.37. Vermilion Energy had a net margin of 7.17% and a return on equity of 4.52%. The firm had revenue of $201.70 million during the quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Vermilion Energy Inc. will post $0.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.177 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. Vermilion Energy’s payout ratio is currently 451.06%.

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