Vermilion Energy Inc. ( VET ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased VET prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $39.7, the dividend yield is 4.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VET was $39.7, representing a -11.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.95 and a 61.25% increase over the 52 week low of $24.62.
VET is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Total S.A. ( TOT ). VET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports VET's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -77.5%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.
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