Shares of Vermilion Energy Inc (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$56.17.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on VET shares. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$51.00 to C$52.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC lowered their price target on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$64.00 to C$50.00 in a research report on Monday, July 24th. National Bank Financial decreased their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$60.00 to C$49.00 in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets decreased their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$50.00 to C$48.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 27th.

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Shares of Vermilion Energy (TSE VET) traded down 1.77% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $40.62. 319,443 shares of the company were exchanged. Vermilion Energy has a 12 month low of $38.33 and a 12 month high of $58.98. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $40.15 and a 200 day moving average price of $44.86. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.92 billion and a P/E ratio of 65.52.

Vermilion Energy (TSE:VET) (NYSE:VET) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.36. Vermilion Energy had a net margin of 19.03% and a return on equity of 11.88%. The company had revenue of $271.39 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that Vermilion Energy will post $0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, July 28th were issued a dividend of $0.215 per share. This represents a $2.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 26th.

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