-$0.08 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) to post earnings per share of ($0.08) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Vermilion Energy’s earnings. Vermilion Energy reported earnings per share of ($0.09) in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 11.1%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th.

On average, analysts expect that Vermilion Energy will report full year earnings of $0.72 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.62 to $0.81. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $0.50 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.36 to $0.63. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Vermilion Energy.

Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The oil and gas company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.37. The business had revenue of $201.70 million for the quarter. Vermilion Energy had a net margin of 7.17% and a return on equity of 4.52%.

VET has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vermilion Energy from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Vermilion Energy from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded shares of Vermilion Energy from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.50.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. TD Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 5.1% in the second quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,996,119 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $94,910,000 after buying an additional 144,333 shares in the last quarter. Guardian Capital LP lifted its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 71.3% in the second quarter. Guardian Capital LP now owns 2,869,750 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $90,935,000 after buying an additional 1,194,092 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 5.0% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,589,511 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $82,165,000 after buying an additional 124,130 shares in the last quarter. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 9.2% in the second quarter. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,817,936 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $57,683,000 after buying an additional 152,496 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vermilion Energy by 52.8% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,155,062 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $36,649,000 after buying an additional 398,999 shares in the last quarter. 53.57% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of Vermilion Energy (NYSE VET) traded up 0.44% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $34.59. 50,111 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vermilion Energy has a 12-month low of $29.91 and a 12-month high of $44.95. The company has a market cap of $4.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 67.82 and a beta of 0.53. The company’s 50 day moving average is $34.51 and its 200 day moving average is $33.79.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.177 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.14%. Vermilion Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 451.06%.

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