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DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
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Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
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NYSE:VTLE

Vital Energy (VTLE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$50.33
+0.87 (+1.76%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$49.37
$50.57
50-Day Range
$41.33
$50.33
52-Week Range
$39.74
$62.87
Volume
757,226 shs
Average Volume
679,907 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio
1.53
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$59.78

Vital Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.8% Upside
$59.78 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
32.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.23mentions of Vital Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$45,030 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.04%
From $10.27 to $10.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.33 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

107th out of 236 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

42nd out of 76 stocks


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About Vital Energy Stock (NYSE:VTLE)

Vital Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin of West Texas, the United States. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum, Inc. and changed its name to Vital Energy, Inc. in January 2023. Vital Energy, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

VTLE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
289
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$59.78
High Stock Price Target
$86.00
Low Stock Price Target
$48.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+18.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$695.08 million
Pretax Margin
33.07%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.55 billion
Cash Flow
$28.12 per share
Book Value
$97.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,299,000
Market Cap
$1.44 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
3.23
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mikell Jason Pigott (Age 50)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.57M
  • Mr. Bryan J. Lemmerman (Age 49)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $883.16k
  • Mr. Mark David Denny (Age 43)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $644.25k
  • Ms. Katie Hill (Age 37)
    Senior VP & COO
  • Jessica R. Wren
    Interim Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Brandon Brown
    VP & CTO
  • Mr. Ronald Hagood
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Benjamin C. Klein
    Vice President of Midstream & Marketing
  • Ms. Amelia Kim Harding (Age 54)
    Vice President of Human Resources
  • Mr. David S. Ferris
    VP & Chief Sustainability Officer














VTLE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vital Energy stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vital Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" VTLE shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VTLE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Vital Energy's stock price target for 2024?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vital Energy's shares. Their VTLE share price targets range from $48.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $59.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have VTLE shares performed in 2024?

Vital Energy's stock was trading at $45.49 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, VTLE shares have increased by 10.6% and is now trading at $50.33.
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Are investors shorting Vital Energy?

Vital Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,240,000 shares, an increase of 10.2% from the January 15th total of 5,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 815,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.6 days. Approximately 26.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Vital 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 Vital Energy's earnings last quarter?

Vital Energy, Inc. (NYSE:VTLE) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 21st. The company reported $2.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.44 by $0.11. The firm earned $444.52 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $440.85 million. Vital Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.60% and a net margin of 44.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $3.49 EPS.

Who are Vital Energy's major shareholders?

Vital Energy's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.79%), Northern Trust Corp (0.89%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (0.83%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.69%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.69%). Insiders that own company stock include Edmund P Segner III, Lori A Lancaster, M Jason Pigott and Mark David Denny.
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How do I buy shares of Vital Energy?

Shares of VTLE 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:VTLE) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff