Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) Is A Stock You Should Watch

As of Friday close, Vermilion Energy Inc.’s (NYSE:VET) stock was up $1.21, moving up 6.76 percent to $19.12. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,268,720 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$2.18 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,694,530, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,779,034.


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Since last month, VET stock retreated -11.93%. Shares of the company fell to $17.42 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $23.93 was reached on 03/08/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $5.51. Since the beginning of this year, VET’s stock price has risen by 51.87% or $6.53, and marked a new high 20 times. However, the stock has declined by -20.10% since its 52-week high.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) has a P/E ratio of about 2.74. The stock’s beta is 3.44. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.94, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.50, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 4.96 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.0464 per share was paid out, which is -1.28% less than last year’s $0.0470. On Thursday May 12 2022, a $0.0006 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Vermilion Energy Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.60, while its current ratio was 0.60, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 0.83, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.83. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 72.60% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 99.70%. Based on annual data, VET earned $588.32 million in gross profit and brought in $1.63 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 47.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 65.00%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. VET’s revenue rose 100.0% during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.17 billion. While analysts expected Vermilion Energy Inc. to report $1.44 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.3 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -9.70%. During the quarter, the company generated $449.94 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Vermilion Energy Inc. were 3.06 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $1.73 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Vermilion Energy Inc.’s (VET) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 103.21%, the RSI 9-day stood at 44.98% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Vermilion Energy Inc. price is down by -10.23% percent or -$2.18. At present, VET shares trade -12.25% below its 20-day simple moving average and +75.90% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +0.53% above its SMA50 and +163.36% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 20.68% and Stochastic coefficient D was 15.01%, while ATR was 1.46. Given the Stochastic reading of 35.34% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 45.37%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.18, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.19.

Analyst Ratings

TD Securities upgraded its rating on Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE: VET) to a Buy in a note to investors on November 30, 2021. The analysts firm previously had a Hold rating on the stock.Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm , VET is a sell, and 5 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate Vermilion Energy Inc. stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $27.45, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $17.21 – $40.70. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET) will achieve an average price target of $28.36.

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