Vedanta Resources plc Company Profile (LON:VED)

About Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)

Vedanta Resources plc logoVedanta Resources plc is a natural resources company, which is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing minerals, and oil and gas. The Company produces zinc, lead, silver, copper, aluminum, iron ore, oil and gas, and commercial power. Its operations are located in India, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Liberia, Ireland, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Its segments include Zinc-India, Zinc-International, Oil & Gas, Iron Ore, Copper-India/Australia, Copper-Zambia, Aluminium and Power. Its geographical segments include India, China, Far East Asia, Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia Others, UK and Others. Its Copper business includes a copper smelter, over two refineries and over two copper rod plants in India; a copper mine in Australia, and an integrated operation in Zambia consisting of approximately three mines, a leaching plant and a smelter. The Company's oil and gas operations consist of the assets of Cairn India Limited in India, Sri Lanka and South Africa.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Integrated Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:VED
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.72 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 278,100,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 616.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 829.17
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 381 - GBX 1,112.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £11.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.15
  • Book Value: GBX (1.47) per share
  • Price / Book: -4.22
  • Dividend Yield: 7.2%
  • EBIDTA: £3.17 billion
  • Net Margins: 9.35%
  • Return on Assets: 4.04%
  • Average Volume: 1.09 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)

What is Vedanta Resources plc's stock symbol?

Vedanta Resources plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VED."

How often does Vedanta Resources plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vedanta Resources plc?

Vedanta Resources plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 26.92 per share on Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 20th. This is a positive change from Vedanta Resources plc's previous dividend of $16.08. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Vedanta Resources plc's Dividend History.

Where is Vedanta Resources plc's stock going? Where will Vedanta Resources plc's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Vedanta Resources plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 400 to GBX 1,090. On average, they expect Vedanta Resources plc's share price to reach GBX 760 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vedanta Resources plc.

Who are some of Vedanta Resources plc's key competitors?

Who are Vedanta Resources plc's key executives?

Vedanta Resources plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Anil K. Agarwal, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Thomas Albanese, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Navin Agarwal, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Arun Kumar GR, Chief Financial Officer
  • Roma Balwani, President - Group Communications, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Samir Cairae, Chief Executive Officer - Diversified Metals
  • Steven M. Din, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Konkola Copper Mines
  • Ajay Kumar Dixit, Chief Executive Officer - Power
  • Sunil Duggal, Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Zinc
  • Akhilesh Joshi, President – Global Zinc Business and Whole Time Director, Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL)

How do I buy Vedanta Resources plc stock?

Shares of Vedanta Resources plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Vedanta Resources plc's stock price today?

One share of Vedanta Resources plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 620.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vedanta Resources plc (LON VED)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  458 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  631
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vedanta Resources plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.88)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 760

Analysts' Ratings History for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeUnderperformGBX 700 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
6/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 700 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
5/3/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 600View Rating Details
4/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuyGBX 950View Rating Details
3/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutralGBX 750 -> GBX 800View Rating Details
3/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,030 -> GBX 1,090View Rating Details
3/16/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,090View Rating Details
11/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details
4/12/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingSpeculativeGBX 239View Rating Details
2/3/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 200View Rating Details
1/8/2016Haitong BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 703 -> GBX 351View Rating Details
11/25/2015Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 310View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
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Earnings Estimates for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.40 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Vedanta Resources plc (LON VED)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/24/2017GBX 26.924.24%7/20/20177/20/20178/23/2017
11/10/2016GBX 16.081.85%11/17/201611/17/201612/15/2016
5/12/2016GBX 216.09%7/7/20167/7/20168/12/2016
5/14/2015GBX 25.803.85%7/9/20157/9/20158/12/2015
11/13/2014GBX 14.511.84%11/27/201411/27/201412/22/2014
5/15/2014GBX 23.132.4%7/9/20147/9/20148/8/2014
11/15/2013GBX 13.751.44%11/27/201311/27/201312/19/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/18/2016Anil AgarwalInsiderSell12,943GBX 800£103,544
11/17/2016Navin AgarwalInsiderSell5,400GBX 811£43,794
11/15/2016Tom AlbaneseInsiderSell7,906GBX 763£60,322.78
11/10/2016Tarun JainInsiderSell1,844GBX 884£16,300.96
6/6/2016Agarwal,NavinInsiderSell1,727GBX 402£6,942.54
5/31/2016Joshi,AkhileshInsiderSell1,816GBX 375£6,810
2/5/2015Navin AgarwalInsiderBuy17,014GBX 466.25£79,327.78
2/4/2015Navin AgarwalInsiderBuy17,640GBX 449.70£79,327.08
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
Latest Headlines for Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED)
DateHeadline logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - June 27 at 10:56 AM logoVedanta Seeks to Quadruple Zambia Copper Output Over Three Years - Bloomberg - June 26 at 3:27 PM logoVedanta Seeks to Quadruple Zambia Copper Output Over Three Years - June 26 at 3:44 AM logoPRESS: South African Miners Face Increased BEE Ownership - Bloomberg - June 15 at 3:47 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Lowers Vedanta Resources plc (VED) to Underperform - June 8 at 9:10 PM logoZambia Copper Production to Rise 4% to Record, Lobby Group Says - June 8 at 1:48 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Price Target Cut to GBX 650 - June 5 at 11:44 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 31 at 10:45 AM logoVedanta Resources' (VDNRF) CEO Thomas Albanese on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - May 25 at 6:26 AM logoEdited Transcript of VED.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-17 8:00am GMT - May 25 at 6:25 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Declares Dividend of GBX 26.92 - May 24 at 10:59 AM logoVedanta Resources FY core profit rises less than expected - Reuters - May 24 at 8:24 AM logoTOP NEWS: Vedanta Says Main Indian Unit Swings To Significant Profit - May 15 at 7:41 PM logoIndian mining group Vedanta posts Q4 profit helped by higher revenue - Nasdaq - May 15 at 8:38 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - May 15 at 6:34 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 5 at 7:00 PM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Receives  Underweight Rating from Barclays PLC - May 3 at 12:02 PM logoGold Futures,Aug-2016 (GCQ16.CMX) - April 30 at 9:14 PM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Cut to "Buy" at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - April 25 at 6:33 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Given New GBX 600 Price Target at Barclays PLC - April 21 at 9:16 PM logoVedanta Resources Notes Incidents At Aluminium And Power Sites ... - London South East (registration) (blog) - April 21 at 12:04 AM logoIndustrial Metals Are Diving - April 18 at 7:39 PM logoBarclays PLC Increases Vedanta Resources plc (VED) Price Target to GBX 800 - April 15 at 9:52 PM logoChina Evergrande Group -- Moody's: Robust Asian high yield issuance helps improve liquidity positions - April 13 at 8:43 AM logoUPDATE: Vedanta Resources Completes Subsidiary Merger - April 11 at 9:02 PM logoVedanta says India unit's zinc output up 40 pct in fourth qtr - April 11 at 9:02 PM logoMining group Vedanta completes buyout of Cairn India - April 11 at 9:02 PM
News IconUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 11 - April 11 at 8:54 AM logoVedanta Q4 Average Gross Production Sequentially Rises - April 11 at 8:54 AM logoVedanta says India unit's zinc output up 40 percent in fourth quarter - April 11 at 8:54 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 10 at 9:17 PM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc - April 6 at 10:54 PM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Raised to "Neutral" at Credit Suisse Group AG - April 5 at 2:03 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Lifted to "Neutral" at Credit Suisse Group AG - April 4 at 2:19 AM logoVedanta Resources To Extend Service Agreement Of CEO Albanese Until 31 Aug. - March 31 at 6:34 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Upgraded to Neutral by Credit Suisse Group AG - March 30 at 11:25 PM logoL&T's Former MD, K. Venkataramanan Joins Vedanta Limited Board - PR Newswire (press release) - March 30 at 8:14 AM logoVedanta Resources Needs One More Approval For Subsidiary Merger - London South East (registration) (blog) - March 29 at 10:49 AM logoMorning News Call - India, March 27 - March 27 at 8:23 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,000 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG - March 26 at 3:00 PM logoVedanta to invest $1 billion in Zambian copper mine - March 26 at 11:51 AM logoIndian Billionaire's Zinc Rescue - March 24 at 11:28 PM logoVedanta -Cairn India Merger Approved By India Company Law Tribunal - March 23 at 6:50 AM logoNational Company Law Tribunal Approves Merger of Cairn India Limited With Vedanta Limited - March 23 at 6:50 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,090 - March 23 at 5:42 AM logoVedanta Resources plc (VED) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc - March 22 at 3:52 AM logoEuropean shares seen opening higher as Dutch PM Rutte wins election - For more see the European equities LiveMarkets blog - March 16 at 5:50 AM logoIndia's Friendless Stock Market Rally - Bloomberg - March 9 at 11:10 PM logoVedanta's Cairn India Business Appoints Senior Oil And Gas Advisors - March 6 at 11:46 AM logoVedanta Wins Platinum and Gold at LACP Vision Awards - February 28 at 11:12 AM


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Vedanta Resources plc (VED) Chart for Wednesday, June, 28, 2017

This page was last updated on 6/28/2017 by Staff