Vermilion Energy (VET) Coveraged By JP Morgan; Jaffray Companies Piper (PJC)’s Sentiment Is 1.09

Among 3 analysts covering Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Vermilion Energy had 3 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Desjardins Securities. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of VET in report on Thursday, November 5 to “Sell” rating.

Piper Jaffray Companies operates as an investment bank and asset management firm that serves firms, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities, and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. The companyÂ’s Capital Markets segment offers investment banking and institutional sales, trading, and research services for various equity and fixed income products. It currently has negative earnings. It raises capital through equity financings; provides advisory services relating to mergers and acquisitions, equity private placements, and debt advisory services for corporate clients; underwrites debt issuances; and offers municipal financial advisory and loan placement services, as well as various over-the-counter derivative products.

Vermilion Energy Inc. acquires, explores, develops, and produces natural gas and crude oil in North America, Europe, and Australia. The company has market cap of $3.97 billion. As of December 31, 2016, it owned 74% interest in 328,500 net acres of developed land and 89% interest in 500,300 net acres of undeveloped land, as well as 358 net producing natural gas wells and 445 net producing oil wells in Canada; and 96% interest in 208,900 net acres of developed land and 100% interest in 336,600 net acres of undeveloped land in the Aquitaine and Paris Basins, as well as 331 net producing oil wells in France. It has a 99.28 P/E ratio. The firm also owned 56% interest in 841,500 net acres of land, as well as 37 net producing gas wells in the Netherlands; 25,800 net acres of developed and 1,054,900 net acres of undeveloped land, as well as 111 net producing oil wells and 7 net producing natural gas wells in Germany; and 97,200 net acres of land and 9 net producing oil wells in the United States.

Analysts await Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.09 EPS, up 550.00% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. VET’s profit will be $10.85 million for 91.56 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.16 actual EPS reported by Vermilion Energy Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -156.25% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $32.96. About 266,645 shares traded or 42.54% up from the average. Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) has risen 5.95% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.75% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $5.63 million activity.

Matarin Capital Management Llc holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Piper Jaffray Companies for 126,707 shares. Greenwich Wealth Management Llc owns 59,632 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Systematic Financial Management Lp has 0.24% invested in the company for 196,050 shares. The Missouri-based Kennedy Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.22% in the stock. United Fire Group Inc, a Iowa-based fund reported 8,329 shares.