Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET] is 35.11% higher this YTD. Is it still time to buy?

Vermilion Energy Inc. [NYSE: VET] closed the trading session at $17.01 on 06/23/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $16.7158, while the highest price level was $18.99. The company report on June 1, 2022 that Vermilion Energy Inc. Announces Appointment of a New Board Member.


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Vermilion Energy Inc. (“Vermilion”, “We”, “Our”, “Us” or the “Company”) (TSX: VET) (NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Myron Stadnyk to our Board of Directors.

Mr. Stadnyk brings over 35 years of business and industry knowledge, with extensive experience in senior leadership, cost management, operational effectiveness, governance, health, safety, and environment. He most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ARC Resources Ltd. where he led ARC’s transformation from a royalty trust to a top-tier Montney producer demonstrating outstanding strategic leadership. Prior to ARC, Mr. Stadnyk worked at a major oil and gas company in both domestic and international operations.

The stocks have a year to date performance of 35.11 percent and weekly performance of -22.89 percent. The stock has been moved at 45.26 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -16.45 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -22.33 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 2.63M shares, VET reached to a volume of 4767295 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VET shares is $25.78 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VET stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

TD Securities have made an estimate for Vermilion Energy Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on November 30, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on May 05, 2021, representing the official price target for Vermilion Energy Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Vermilion Energy Inc. is set at 1.49, with the Price to Sales ratio for VET stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.63. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.19, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.02. Price to Free Cash Flow for VET in the course of the last twelve months was 3.92 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.

VET stock trade performance evaluation

Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -22.89. With this latest performance, VET shares dropped by -16.45% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 45.26% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 86.92% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VET stock in for the last two-week period is set at 34.54, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 28.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 38.62 for Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 20.90, while it was recorded at 19.07 for the last single week of trading, and 15.63 for the last 200 days.

Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET] shares currently have an operating margin of +34.00 and a Gross Margin at +38.62. Vermilion Energy Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +56.29.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 76.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 22.94.

Vermilion Energy Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 0.50.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET] stock

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for VET. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Vermilion Energy Inc. go to 20.91%.

Vermilion Energy Inc. [VET]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $821 million, or 31.01% of VET stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VET stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 5,114,553, which is approximately 4.277% of the company’s market cap and around 1.93% of the total institutional ownership; BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, holding 2,250,750 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $41.8 million in VET stocks shares; and DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP, currently with $41.22 million in VET stock with ownership of nearly 3.05% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Vermilion Energy Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 93 institutional holders increased their position in Vermilion Energy Inc. [NYSE:VET] by around 10,543,229 shares. Additionally, 63 investors decreased positions by around 7,922,982 shares, while 13 investors held positions by with 25,730,291 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 44,196,502 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VET stock had 40 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,150,884 shares, while 17 institutional investors sold positions of 974,147 shares during the same period.

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