Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) Insider Acquires C$20,100.00 in Stock
Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) insider Terrance Gerald Hergott acquired 500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$40.20 per share, for a total transaction of C$20,100.00.
Terrance Gerald Hergott also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, August 3rd, Terrance Gerald Hergott acquired 500 shares of Vermilion Energy stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$39.95 per share, for a total transaction of C$19,975.00.
Shares of Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE VET) traded down 0.94% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $40.14. 204,771 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.86 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 64.74. The company’s 50-day moving average is $40.88 and its 200 day moving average is $47.17. Vermilion Energy Inc has a 12 month low of $38.60 and a 12 month high of $58.98.
Vermilion Energy (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.36. Vermilion Energy had a net margin of 18.15% and a return on equity of 11.20%. The firm had revenue of $271.39 million during the quarter. Analysts predict that Vermilion Energy Inc will post $0.86 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 28th will be issued a dividend of $0.215 per share. This represents a $2.58 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 26th.
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A number of brokerages have commented on VET. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$50.00 to C$48.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC lowered their target price on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$64.00 to C$50.00 in a report on Monday, July 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$51.00 to C$52.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a C$60.00 target price on shares of Vermilion Energy in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. Finally, National Bank Financial lowered their target price on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$60.00 to C$49.00 in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$55.50.
Vermilion Energy Company Profile
Vermilion Energy Inc acquires, explores, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas in North America, Europe, and Australia. As of December 31, 2016, it owned 74% interest in 328,500 net acres of developed land and 89% interest in 500,300 net acres of undeveloped land, as well as 358 net producing natural gas wells and 445 net producing oil wells in Canada; and 96% interest in 208,900 net acres of developed land and 100% interest in 336,600 net acres of undeveloped land in the Aquitaine and Paris Basins, as well as 331 net producing oil wells in France.
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