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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VET. The highest price target was 61.5, which equates to a potential upside of 84.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible loss of 47.1 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -29.38 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 below the high by 25.9 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.