Vanguard Natural Resources Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:VNR)
Vanguard Natural Resources (NYSE:VNR) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $32.05.
Shares of Vanguard Natural Resources (NYSE:VNR) traded down 0.88% on Tuesday, hitting $32.51. 87,524 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vanguard Natural Resources has a one year low of $26.75 and a one year high of $33.04. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $31.73 and its 200-day moving average is $30.57. The company has a market cap of $2.606 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.24.
The company also recently declared a jun 14 dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a yield of 7.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 30th.
A number of research firms have recently commented on VNR. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of Vanguard Natural Resources from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Analysts at Bank of America reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vanguard Natural Resources in a research note on Monday, May 5th. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock.
Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NYSE:VNR) is focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
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