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Vermilion Energy (VET) Gains as Market Falls: What You Need to Know

Vermilion Energy (VET) closed at $21.30 last trading session, marking a +1.33% move from the previous day. The stock topped the S&P 500’s 0.57% daily loss. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 0.3%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.18%.

Heading into today, shares of the oil and gas explorer had gained 0.72% in the past month, trailing the Oil & Energy sector’s gain of 2.17% and exceeding the 8.27% loss of the S&P 500 during this period.

Investors are hoping for strength in Vermilion Energy ahead of its next earnings release, which is expected to be on May 11, 2022. The company is expected to post EPS of $0.84, up 863.64% from the quarter of the previous year.

For the full year, our Zacks consensus estimates call for earnings of $4.91 per share and revenue of $2.25 billion, which would represent swings of +94.84% and +35, 46%, respectively, compared to the previous year.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for Vermilion Energy. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest short-term trading trends. With this in mind, we can view positive estimate revisions as a sign of optimism about the company’s business prospects.

Based on our research, we believe that these estimate revisions are directly related to the team’s close stock movements. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes into account these estimation changes and provides a clear and actionable scoring model.

The Zacks ranking system ranges from #1 (strong buy) to #5 (strong sell). It has a remarkable, externally audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate rose 29.55% in the month latest. Vermilion Energy currently has a Zacks rank of #3 (Hold).

Valuation is also important, so investors should note that Vermilion Energy has a Forward P/E ratio of 4.28 at this time. Its industry sports an average Forward P/E of 4.5, so we can conclude that Vermilion Energy is trading comparatively priced.

The Oil and Gas – Exploration and Production – International industry is part of the Oil & Energy sector. This industry currently has a Zacks industry ranking of 31, which places it in the top 13% of over 250 industries.

The Zacks Industry Ranking assesses the strength of our individual industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Ranking of individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% of industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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