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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
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Bargain Hunting: 3 Stocks With RSIs That Scream Oversold
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
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NYSE:EGY

VAALCO Energy (EGY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$6.76
+0.12 (+1.81%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$6.59
$6.80
50-Day Range
$4.23
$7.48
52-Week Range
$3.51
$7.51
Volume
773,422 shs
Average Volume
1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
$698.62 million
P/E Ratio
12.08
Dividend Yield
3.70%
Price Target
N/A
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About VAALCO Energy Stock (NYSE:EGY)

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in Gabon, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, and Canada. The company holds 58.8% interest in the Etame production sharing contract related to the Etame Marin block covering an area of approximately 46,200 gross acres located offshore in the Republic of Gabon in West Africa. It also owns 100% interest in the Eastern Desert, which contains West Gharib, West Bakr and North West Gharib merged concessions covering as area of approximately 45,067 acres, as well as Western Desert, which contains the South Ghazalat concession covering as area of approximately 7,340 acres located in Egypt. In addition, the company production and working interests in Cardium light oil and Mannville liquids-rich gas assets covering as area of 47,400 gross acres located near the north of Calgary, Alberta; and an undeveloped block offshore Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. VAALCO Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

EGY Stock Price History

EGY Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/07/2024
Last Earnings
3/13/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Today
4/19/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
CUSIP
91851C20
Employees
189
Year Founded
1985

Profitability

Net Income
$60.35 million
Pretax Margin
32.99%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$455.07 million
Cash Flow
$1.73 per share
Book Value
$4.55 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
102,241,000
Market Cap
$698.65 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29

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Key Executives

  • Mr. George Walter-Mitchell Maxwell (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.2M
  • Mr. Ronald Y. Bain (Age 57)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $770.5k
  • Mr. Thor Pruckl (Age 63)
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Jason J. Doornik (Age 54)
    Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
    Comp: $252.18k
  • Mr. Matthew R. Powers (Age 48)
    Executive VP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
  • Ms. Julie J. Ray
    Vice President of Treasury
  • Al Petrie
    Investor Relations Coordinator

EGY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have EGY shares performed in 2024?

VAALCO Energy's stock was trading at $4.49 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, EGY shares have increased by 50.7% and is now trading at $6.7650.
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Are investors shorting VAALCO Energy?

VAALCO Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,850,000 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the February 29th total of 2,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 970,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days.
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When is VAALCO Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were VAALCO Energy's earnings last quarter?

VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:EGY) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 13th. The energy company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.22. The energy company had revenue of $149.15 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $130.53 million. VAALCO Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.34% and a net margin of 13.26%.

How often does VAALCO Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for VAALCO Energy?

VAALCO Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.063 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06.
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Is VAALCO Energy a good dividend stock?

VAALCO Energy (NYSE:EGY) pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.67%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 44.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What ETFs hold VAALCO Energy's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of VAALCO Energy (NYSE:EGY) stock in their portfolio include iShares US Small Cap Value Factor ETF (SVAL).Invesco Russell 2000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF (OMFS).

What is Cary Bounds' approval rating as VAALCO Energy's CEO?

3 employees have rated VAALCO Energy Chief Executive Officer Cary Bounds on Glassdoor.com. Cary Bounds has an approval rating of 42% among the company's employees. This puts Cary Bounds in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of VAALCO Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other VAALCO Energy investors own include Abraxas Petroleum (AXAS), Seanergy Maritime (SHIP), Acasti Pharma (ACST), Micron Technology (MU), Atlantic Power (AT), Palatin Technologies (PTN), CTI BioPharma (CTIC), Nevsun Resources (NSU) and Pulmatrix (PULM).

Who are VAALCO Energy's major shareholders?

VAALCO Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kovack Advisors Inc. (0.22%), Annex Advisory Services LLC (0.21%), Unison Advisors LLC (0.12%), Doliver Advisors LP (0.04%) and Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew Lawrence Fawthrop, Bradley Louis Radoff, Edward David Lafehr, George WM Maxwell, Jason Doornik, Ronald Y Bain and Thor Pruckl.
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How do I buy shares of VAALCO Energy?

Shares of EGY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:EGY) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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