NYSE:VVC - Vectren Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$71.38 +0.09 (+0.13 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 12:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$71.32
Today's Range$71.22 - $71.38
52-Week Range$58.00 - $71.71
Volume12,267 shs
Average Volume517,887 shs
Market Capitalization$5.92 billion
P/E Ratio27.42
Dividend Yield2.52%
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 Ratio0.89
Current Ratio0.61
Quick Ratio0.49


Trailing P/E Ratio27.42
Forward P/E Ratio24.87
P/E Growth3.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Price / Sales2.23
Cash Flow$5.9384 per share
Price / Cash12.02
Book Value$22.28 per share
Price / Book3.20


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.60
Net Income$216 million
Net Margins8.33%
Return on Equity11.94%
Return on Assets3.60%


Outstanding Shares83,080,000
Market Cap$5,923.65

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 14th. View Vectren's Dividend History.

How were Vectren's earnings last quarter?

Vectren Corp (NYSE:VVC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 20th. The utilities provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $711 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $620 million. Vectren had a net margin of 8.33% and a return on equity of 11.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.84 EPS. View Vectren's Earnings History.

When is Vectren's next earnings date?

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

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

Vectren issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.80-2.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.86.

What price target have analysts set for VVC?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Vectren's shares. Their predictions range from $58.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Vectren's share price to reach $63.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%. View Analyst Ratings 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."

Are investors shorting Vectren?

Vectren saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 942,261 shares, a decline 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 presently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's stock 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 and External Affairs Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. L. Douglas Petitt, Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology

Has Vectren been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VVC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vectren earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.98 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Vectren's major shareholders?

Vectren's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include First Financial Corp IN (0.09%), Lynch & Associates IN (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Capital One National Association (0.05%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Capital One National Association, Lynch & Associates IN, First Financial Corp IN and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vectren.

Which major investors are buying Vectren stock?

VVC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Financial Bank Trust Division, Pennsylvania Trust Co and Cerebellum GP 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 $71.26.

How big of a company is Vectren?

Vectren has a market capitalization of $5.92 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  249 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  420
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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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