Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) Analysts See $0.13 EPS as of April, 27

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

Canada's S&P/TSX Composite Energy index has slumped 10% over the past 12 months compared with a gain of 4.3% for their USA peers, though Western Canadian Select, a benchmark for oil sands producers, has rebounded recently to trade $15 below WTI futures, the smallest gap since November. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.9885, the 3 month is 0.91831, and the 1 month is now 1.10555. About 488,902 shares traded. TSX:VET is 0.05012. This number is calculated by looking at the sum of the dividend yield plus percentage of sales repurchased and net debt repaid yield. It has outperformed by 36.40% the S&P500.

Spartan Energy, which has about 480,000 acres of light oil producing assets in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba, is expected to have 23,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day boed this year.

Under the terms of the agreement, Spartan shareholders will receive 0.1476 of a Vermilion share for each of their shares. After $0.99 actual EPS reported by CBRE Group Inc Class A for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -49.49% negative EPS growth. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $34.96.Currently Vermilion Energy downtrending after 12.86% change in last April 15, 2017. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 46 investors sold NOC shares while 287 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. Pennant Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 450,124 shares. Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 661 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 73,897 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Investors may also be tracking which industry leaders come out on top during the latest round of earnings reports. Covington Mgmt holds 851 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Cap Invsts has 0.04% invested in Cree, Inc. Stratos Wealth Partners owns 1,277 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jana Ptnrs Limited has 276,104 shares. Amg Natl Tru Commercial Bank holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 100,100 shares. Wetherby Asset Management Inc holds 4,538 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Checking on recent price levels compared to prior highs and lows, we have seen that Vermilion Energy Inc. That is 54.05 % down compareed to $0.37 EPS for past year. ETFC's profit will be $198.81 million for 18.99 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. 13,174 shares valued at $675,418 were sold by LAWSON RODGER A on Wednesday, February 7. The insider FORD WILLIAM CLAY JR sold $4.69 million.

Robecosam Ag, which manages about $1.51 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) by 12,357 shares to 401,188 shares, valued at $17.70 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Peppard Denise M. sold $850,870 worth of stock or 2,539 shares. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 50% are positive.

Several research analysts have weighed in on VET shares.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,259.42, a PE ratio of 68.55 and a beta of 0.70. A rating of 3 would show a mean Hold recommendation. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 10 by Jefferies. (NASDAQ:CREE) earned "Sell" rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, October 6. Nomura has "Buy" rating and $14 target.

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