Vermilion Energy Inc. ( VET ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.173 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased VET prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.14% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $21.14, the dividend yield is 9.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VET was $21.14, representing a -47.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.59 and a 8.8% increase over the 52 week low of $19.43.
VET is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). VET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.21. Zacks Investment Research reports VET's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -74.51%, compared to an industry average of -31.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VET through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VET as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Canadian Energy Income ETF ( ENY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENY with an decrease of -30.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VET at 5.02%.
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