Analyst Ratings for Vermilion Energy Inc. (VET)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for VET last month.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 12 gave VET a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

VET was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 61.5, implying a possible profit of 84.63 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 49, implying potential capital losses of 47.1 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -29.38 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -10.46 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

VET has traded between a high of 44.95 and a low of 29.91 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.37 percent, and 25.9 percent below the high. VET has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VET value stock report compares VET to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VET is $4.79 billion. VET will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.