Cash Dividend On The Way From Vermilion Energy (VET)

On 2/26/14, Vermilion Energy Inc. (TSX: VET.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.215, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of VET's recent stock price of $62.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VET, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.215 declared by Vermilion Energy Inc.:

VET+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VET is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.11% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VET shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Vermilion Energy Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VET's low point in its 52 week range is $45.78 per share, with $63.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $62.80.

In Monday trading, Vermilion Energy Inc. shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.

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