Velan Company Profile (TSE:VLN)

About Velan (TSE:VLN)

Velan logoVelan Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a range of industrial valves for use in various industry applications across the world, including power generation, oil and gas, refining and petrochemicals, chemical, liquid natural gas (LNG) and cryogenics, pulp and paper, geothermal processes and shipbuilding. The Company produces steel industrial valves operating approximately 15 manufacturing plants across the world. The Company has operations in geographies, including Canada, the United States, France, Italy and Other. The Company's North American operations comprise approximately four manufacturing plants and a distribution facility in Canada, as well as a manufacturing plant and over three distribution facilities in the United States. The Company's overseas operations include manufacturing plants in France, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Korea, Taiwan, India and China. The Company's operations also include a distribution facility in Germany and over 50% owned Korean foundry.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Goods
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:VLN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$389.95 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,664,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$17.69
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$17.83
  • 52 Week Range: C$16.83 - C$19.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 134.33
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$325.45 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.20
  • Book Value: C$15.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • EBITDA: C$20.78 million
  • Net Margins: -6.45%
  • Return on Equity: -5.30%
  • Return on Assets: -3.47%
  • Average Volume: 1,469 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Velan (TSE:VLN)

What is Velan's stock symbol?

Velan trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "VLN."

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

Velan declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View Velan's Dividend History.

When will Velan make its next earnings announcement?

Velan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January, 11th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Velan.

Who are some of Velan's key competitors?

Who are Velan's key executives?

Velan's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Thomas C. Velan, Chairman of the Board
  • Yves Leduc, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John D. Ball, Chief Financial Officer
  • Wolfgang Maar, Executive Vice President - International Sales and Overseas Operations
  • Martin Allen, Executive Vice President - Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply Chain
  • Ivan C. Velan, Executive Vice President
  • Sabine Bruckert, Vice President - Human Resources, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Robert Velan, Vice President - Sales Administration, North America, Director
  • Paul Dion, Vice President, Canadian Sales
  • Paul Lee, Vice President - Sales, United States Eastern Division

How do I buy Velan stock?

Shares of Velan and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Velan's stock price today?

One share of Velan stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$18.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Velan (TSE VLN)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  18 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  24 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  42
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Velan (TSE:VLN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Price Target History for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Velan (TSE:VLN)
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Earnings History for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Earnings by Quarter for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Velan (TSE VLN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/9/2013Q2C$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.30 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Velan (TSE VLN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/26/2015Kenneth Joseph Chis MackinnonDirectorBuy2,000C$15.88C$31,760.00
7/15/2015Wolfgang MaarInsiderSell14,267C$18.40C$262,512.80
4/29/2015Edward James KernaghanInsiderSell1,600C$22.25C$35,600.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Velan (TSE:VLN)
Latest Headlines for Velan (TSE:VLN)
DateHeadline logoVelan, Inc. :VLN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : October 17, 2017 - October 17 at 8:49 AM logoEdited Transcript of VLN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 12-Oct-17 8:30pm GMT - October 14 at 9:14 AM logoVelan Inc.: Announcement - October 6 at 12:31 PM logoVelan Inc. (VLN) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - October 5 at 1:16 AM logoAK Velan 1918-2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release) - October 3 at 7:35 PM logoUPDATE - A.K. Velan 1918-2017 - October 3 at 12:30 PM logoA.K. Velan 1918-2017 - October 2 at 12:14 PM logoVelan, Inc. : VLN-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017 - September 15 at 11:08 AM logoVelan Inc. (VLN) Plans $0.10 Quarterly Dividend - September 9 at 2:16 PM logoVelan Inc. Announces the Appointment of Duc Tran to the Position of Vice-President, Engineering - August 23 at 1:34 PM logoEdited Transcript of VLN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 13-Jul-17 8:30pm GMT - August 12 at 1:55 AM logoVelan, Inc. :VLN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017 - August 3 at 8:35 AM logoVelan Announces Election of Directors - Benzinga - July 14 at 10:01 PM logoVelan Announces Election of Directors - July 14 at 4:58 PM logoIIROC Trading Halt - VLN - July 14 at 9:44 AM logoVelan Inc. Reports Its First Quarter 2017/18 Financial Results - July 14 at 9:44 AM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - VLN - July 14 at 9:44 AM logoQ3 2017 Velan Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - January 12 at 3:49 PM logoVelan awarded major nuclear valve contracts in China worth US$36 million (EUR33 million) - Benzinga - November 29 at 1:04 PM



Velan (VLN) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by Staff

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