NYSE:VVC - Vectren Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$71.50 -0.08 (-0.11 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$71.50
Today's Range$71.12 - $71.5725
52-Week Range$58.00 - $71.74
Volume369,198 shs
Average Volume719,038 shs
Market Capitalization$5.93 billion
P/E Ratio27.50
Dividend Yield2.53%
Vectren logoVectren Corporation provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers. The company offers natural gas distribution and transportation services, and electric transmission and distribution services; and owns and operates coal-fired, natural gas or oil-fired, and landfill gas electric generating facilities with an installed generating capacity of 1,248 megawatts. Its electric transmission system consists of approximately 1,028 circuit miles of 345, 138, and 69 kilovolt lines, and 34 substations; and distribution system comprises 4,543 circuit miles of lower voltage overhead lines and 462 trench miles of conduit containing 2,405 circuit miles of underground distribution cable, as well as 85 distribution substations and 54,919 distribution transformers. The company also provides underground pipeline construction and repair services; and energy performance contracting and sustainable infrastructure, such as renewables, distributed generation, and combined heat and power projects, as well as invests in energy-related opportunities and services. It serves various industries comprising automotive assembly, parts, and accessories; feed, flour, and grain processing; metal castings and plastic products; gypsum products; electrical equipment, metal specialties, and glass and steel finishing; pharmaceutical and nutritional products; gasoline and oil products; ethanol; and coal mining. The company supplies natural gas services to approximately 1,022,000 customers in Indiana and Ohio; and electric services to approximately 145,200 customers in Indiana. Vectren Corporation was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Gas & other services combined


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.04
Current Ratio0.71
Quick Ratio0.58


Trailing P/E Ratio27.50
Forward P/E Ratio24.91
P/E Growth3.56

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Price / Sales2.24
Cash Flow$5.9385 per share
Price / Cash12.04
Book Value$22.28 per share
Price / Book3.21


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.60
Net Income$216 million
Net Margins7.72%
Return on Equity12.33%
Return on Assets3.69%


Outstanding Shares83,080,000
Market Cap$5.93 billion

Vectren (NYSE:VVC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vectren's stock symbol?

Vectren trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VVC."

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

Vectren declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View Vectren's Dividend History.

How were Vectren's earnings last quarter?

Vectren Corp (NYSE:VVC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $644 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $688 million. Vectren had a return on equity of 12.33% and a net margin of 7.72%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.45 EPS. View Vectren's Earnings History.

When is Vectren's next earnings date?

Vectren is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vectren.

What guidance has Vectren issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vectren updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.80-2.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.88.

What price target have analysts set for VVC?

4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Vectren's shares. Their predictions range from $58.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Vectren's stock price to reach $63.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vectren.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vectren?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vectren in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vectren.

Are investors shorting Vectren?

Vectren saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 942,261 shares, a drop of 56.7% from the June 15th total of 2,173,654 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 615,465 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Vectren's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Vectren's key competitors?

Who are Vectren's key executives?

Vectren's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Carl L. Chapman, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Ms. M. Susan Hardwick, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Eric J. Schach, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ronald E. Christian, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & External Affairs Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. L. Douglas Petitt, Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology

Has Vectren been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about VVC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vectren earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.20 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Vectren.

Who are Vectren's major shareholders?

Vectren's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.70%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.72%), Millennium Management LLC (1.50%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (1.46%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.38%) and Water Island Capital LLC (0.86%). Company insiders that own Vectren stock include Derrick Burks and Merchant Fund LP Palos. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vectren.

Which major investors are selling Vectren stock?

VVC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., First Quadrant L P CA, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Martingale Asset Management L P, Millennium Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Verition Fund Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vectren.

Which major investors are buying Vectren stock?

VVC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Arrowgrass Capital Partners US LP, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP and Gabelli Funds LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vectren.

How do I buy shares of Vectren?

Shares of VVC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vectren's stock price today?

One share of VVC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.50.

How big of a company is Vectren?

Vectren has a market capitalization of $5.93 billion and generates $2.66 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $216 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.60 on an earnings per share basis. Vectren employs 5,500 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Vectren?

Vectren's mailing address is ONE VECTREN SQUARE, EVANSVILLE IN, 47708. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 812-491-4000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vectren (NYSE VVC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  438
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vectren and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VVC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VVC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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