TSX:VET

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Vermilion Energy

Executive Summary

Vermilion Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and optimization of petroleum and natural gas in North America, Europe, and Australia.


Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Vermilion Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VET's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

21.3%

VET

7.0%

CA Oil and Gas

7.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-88.6%

VET

-46.0%

CA Oil and Gas

-25.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: VET underperformed the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned -46% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VET underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -25.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VETIndustryMarket
7 Day21.3%7.0%7.1%
30 Day-72.8%-40.8%-24.1%
90 Day-82.5%-46.8%-26.7%
1 Year-87.2%-88.6%-43.4%-46.0%-22.9%-25.3%
3 Year-90.3%-92.5%-47.8%-53.7%-15.6%-23.4%
5 Year-90.2%-93.2%-48.8%-57.4%-3.2%-17.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Vermilion Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Vermilion Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VET (CA$3.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$16.88)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VET is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VET is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.7x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (6x).

PE vs Market: VET is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.7x) compared to the Canadian market (10.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VET's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VET is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (0.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Vermilion Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

-60.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VET's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-60.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: VET's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-60.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: VET's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VET's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-14.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VET's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.6% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VET is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Vermilion Energy performed over the past 5 years?

31.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VET has a large one-off loss of CA$39.2M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: VET's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (17.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VET's earnings have grown significantly by 31.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VET's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: VET had negative earnings growth (-87.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-2.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VET's Return on Equity (1.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Vermilion Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VET's short term assets (CA$347.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$416.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: VET's short term assets (CA$347.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$3.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VET's debt to equity ratio (78.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: VET's debt to equity ratio has increased from 61.4% to 78.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VET's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.8%).

Interest Coverage: VET's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: VET has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: VET's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).


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Dividend

What is Vermilion Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

36.70%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMar 28 2020Ex Dividend DateMar 30 2020Dividend Pay DateApr 15 202016 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 1 day to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VET's dividend (36.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.75%).

High Dividend: VET's dividend (36.7%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (8.79%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VET's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VET's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (1302.1%), VET's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: VET's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.1% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Marino (58yo)

4s

Tenure

CA$6,245,635

Compensation

Mr. Anthony William Marino, also known as Tony, P.Eng., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vermilion Energy Inc., since March 1, 2016. Mr. Marino has been President of Vermilion Energy Inc., since Mar ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD4.44M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Tony's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Marino
President4yrsCA$6.25m0.24% CA$1.4m
Lars Glemser
VP & CFO1.92yrsCA$890.95k0.0091% CA$53.6k
Michael Kaluza
Executive VP & COO4yrsCA$1.75m0.050% CA$294.9k
Mona Jasinski
Executive Vice President of People & Culture5.08yrsCA$1.26m0.028% CA$165.6k
Kyle Preston
Vice President of Investor Relations3.75yrsno data0.022% CA$130.9k
Terrance Hergott
Vice President of Marketing7.92yrsno data0.038% CA$224.8k
Bruce Lake
Managing Director of Australia Business Unitno dataCA$897.94kno data
Darcy Kerwin
Managing Director of Ireland Business Unit2.08yrsno datano data
Scott Seatter
MD of United States Business Unit4.25yrsno datano data
Bryan Sralla
Managing Director of Central & Eastern Europe Business Unitno datano datano data

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: VET's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Marino
President4yrsCA$6.25m0.24% CA$1.4m
Loren Leiker
Independent Director7.25yrsCA$169.78k0.016% CA$95.8k
Lorenzo Donadeo
Co-Founder & Independent Chairman4yrsCA$283.33k1.86% CA$11.0m
Carin Knickel
Independent Director1.58yrsCA$401.91k0.0054% CA$31.6k
Lawrence MacDonald
Independent Director4yrsCA$224.05k0.041% CA$242.7k
Robert Michaleski
Independent Director3.42yrsCA$181.04k0.0099% CA$58.2k
Catherine Williams
Independent Director5.08yrsCA$191.28k0.014% CA$84.9k
Stephen Larke
Independent Director2.75yrsCA$176.28k0.020% CA$116.8k
Timothy Marchant
Non-Executive Independent Director10.17yrsCA$176.38k0.034% CA$202.4k
William Roby
Independent Director2.92yrsCA$177.28k0.0040% CA$23.7k

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VET's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: VET insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vermilion Energy Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Vermilion Energy Inc.
  • Ticker: VET
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$588.816m
  • Shares outstanding: 156.60m
  • Website: https://www.vermilionenergy.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Vermilion Energy Inc.
  • 520 - 3rd Avenue SW
  • Suite 3500
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 0R3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VETTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMar 1996
VETNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 1996
CVZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMar 1996

Biography

Vermilion Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and optimization of petroleum and natural gas in North America, Europe, and Australia. It owns 79% working interest in 665,300 net acres of developed land and 87% working interest in 423,200 net acres of undeveloped land, and 439 net producing natural gas wells and 3,402 net producing oil wells in Canada; and 96% working interest in 248,900 net acres of developed land and 91% working interest in 222,100 net acres of undeveloped land in the Aquitaine and Paris Basins, and 335 net producing oil wells and 2.0 net producing gas wells in France. The company also owns 49% working interest in 930,000 net acres of land and 47 net producing natural gas wells in the Netherlands; and 32,700 net developed acres and 1,151,200 net undeveloped acres of land, and 105 net producing oil wells and 8 net producing natural gas wells in Germany. In addition, it owns offshore Corrib natural gas field located to the northwest coast of Ireland; and 100% working interest in the Wandoo offshore oil field and related production assets that covers 59,600 acres located on Western Australia's northwest shelf. Further, the company holds 144,600 net acres of land in the Powder River basin, and 182 net producing oil wells in the United States; and 951,900 net acres of land in Hungary, 242,800 net acres of land in Slovakia, and 2.2 million net acres of land in Croatia. Vermilion Energy Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/28 04:22
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.