Gerard Schut Sells 5,000 Shares of Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) Stock
Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) Senior Officer Gerard Schut sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$23.07, for a total value of C$115,350.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 53,364 shares in the company, valued at approximately C$1,231,107.48.
Gerard Schut also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, September 13th, Gerard Schut sold 5,000 shares of Vermilion Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of C$21.41, for a total transaction of C$107,050.00.
VET stock traded up C$0.37 during midday trading on Friday, hitting C$23.20. The stock had a trading volume of 578,439 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,120,739. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.54 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.33. Vermilion Energy Inc has a 52 week low of C$18.18 and a 52 week high of C$43.91. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of C$20.50 and a 200 day simple moving average of C$28.25. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 75.62.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 15th. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 27th. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.90%. Vermilion Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 122.89%.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. CIBC lowered their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$35.00 to C$32.50 in a research note on Tuesday, July 30th. Eight Capital lowered their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$42.00 to C$39.50 in a research note on Tuesday, July 30th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$33.00 to C$32.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 30th. Bank of America lowered their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$38.00 to C$31.00 in a research note on Tuesday, September 10th. Finally, GMP Securities downgraded shares of Vermilion Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from C$39.00 to C$30.00 in a research note on Friday, June 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Vermilion Energy has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$33.75.
About Vermilion Energy
Vermilion Energy Inc acquires, explores, develops, and produces petroleum and natural gas in Canada, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Australia, the United States, and Central and Eastern Europe. It owns 80% interest in 544,500 net acres of developed land and 87% interest in 439,800 net acres of undeveloped land, and 397 net producing natural gas wells and 3,346 net producing oil wells; and 96% interest in 248,900 net acres of developed land and 92% interest in 251,800 net acres of undeveloped land in the Aquitaine and Paris Basins, and 337 net producing oil wells and 2 net producing gas wells.
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