Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/21/17, Vermilion Energy Inc. (Symbol: VET) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.215, payable on 3/15/17. As a percentage of VET's recent stock price of $39.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Vermilion Energy Inc. to trade 0.54% lower - all else being equal - when VET shares open for trading on 2/21/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VET is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VET shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, VET's low point in its 52 week range is $24.62 per share, with $44.95 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $39.73.
In Friday trading, Vermilion Energy Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.
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