Valener Company Profile (TSE:VNR)

About Valener (TSE:VNR)

Valener logoValener Inc. is a Canada-based energy company. The Company holds interests in Gaz Metro Limited Partnership (Gaz Metro), whose core operations are natural gas distribution in Quebec and Vermont, as well as electricity distribution in Vermont. The Company also owns indirect interests in wind farms through its subsidiaries, Valener Eole Inc. and Valener Eole 4 Inc., which have approximately 154 turbines and an installed capacity of 340 megawatts. In Quebec, Gaz Metro has a network of over 10,000 kilometers of underground pipelines serving over 300 municipalities and 200,000 customers. In Vermont, Gaz Metro produces and transports electricity, and distributes electricity and natural gas to over 310,000 customers. Gaz Metro is involved in the development and operation of energy projects, including natural gas as fuel and liquefied natural gas as a replacement to other emission-producing energies, the production of wind power, and the development of biomethane.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:VNR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$865.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,877,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$22.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$22.24
  • 52 Week Range: C$18.76 - C$23.23
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.83
  • P/E Growth: 6.33
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$75.08 million
  • Price / Sales: 11.52
  • Book Value: C$17.52 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.27
  • Dividend Yield: 5.1%
  • Net Margins: 878.40%
  • Return on Equity: 0.90%
  • Return on Assets: 1.20%
  • Average Volume: 38,547 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 27.59

Frequently Asked Questions for Valener (TSE:VNR)

What is Valener's stock symbol?

Valener trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "VNR."

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

Valener announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.29 per share on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This is an increase from Valener's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Valener's Dividend History.

When will Valener make its next earnings announcement?

Valener is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Valener.

Where is Valener's stock going? Where will Valener's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Valener's stock. Their predictions range from C$22.00 to C$24.00. On average, they expect Valener's share price to reach C$22.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Valener.

Who are some of Valener's key competitors?

Who are Valener's key executives?

Valener's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Pierre Monahan, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Mary-Ann Bell, Independent Director
  • Nicolle Forget QC, Independent Director
  • Francois Gervais, Independent Director
  • Real Sureau, Independent Director

How do I buy Valener stock?

Shares of Valener 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 Valener's stock price today?

One share of Valener stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$22.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Valener (TSE VNR)
Community Ranking:  0.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  25 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  157 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  182
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Valener and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Valener (TSE:VNR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.80
Consensus Price Target History for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Price Target History for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Valener (TSE:VNR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/10/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
2/9/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$24.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsLower Price TargetC$22.50 -> C$22.00View Rating Details
11/25/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$21.00 -> C$22.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Earnings by Quarter for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Valener (TSE VNR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/24/2017C($0.09)N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Valener (TSE:VNR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.33
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q2 20171$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q3 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q4 20171($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Valener (TSE VNR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/17/2014feb 14$0.214/1/20144/14/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/16/2017Pierre MonahanDirectorBuy1,500C$22.77C$34,155.00
2/21/2017Nicolle ForgetDirectorBuy730C$20.89C$15,249.70
2/15/2017Mary-Ann BellDirectorBuy3,000C$20.90C$62,700.00
2/14/2017Gwen KleesDirectorBuy2,000C$20.71C$41,420.00
8/25/2015R�Al SureauDirectorBuy1,000C$16.46C$16,460.00
8/13/2015Nicolle ForgetDirectorBuy1,000C$16.84C$16,840.00
3/12/2015Mary-Ann BellDirectorBuy1,100C$17.62C$19,382.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Valener (TSE:VNR)
Latest Headlines for Valener (TSE:VNR)
DateHeadline logoValener and Gaz Metro Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Results - October 6 at 12:34 PM logoAt $22.09, Is Valener Inc (TSX:VNR) A Buy? - October 3 at 2:36 PM logoValener, Inc. : VNR-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 29, 2017 - October 3 at 2:36 PM logoValener Inc (VNR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 27 at 8:56 AM logoValener Inc (VNR) Increases Dividend to $0.29 Per Share - September 23 at 1:02 PM logoValener Inc (VNR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 2 at 9:08 AM logoPierre Monahan Acquires 1,500 Shares of Valener Inc (VNR) Stock - August 17 at 10:24 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for Valener Inc (TSE:VNR) Issued By National Bank Financial - August 14 at 3:54 AM logoDesjardins Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Valener Inc (VNR) - August 11 at 10:14 AM logoValener Inc (VNR) PT Raised to C$23.00 - August 10 at 2:34 PM logoValener and Gaz Metro Report Their Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results - August 9 at 8:56 AM logoValener Declares Quarterly Dividends and a Dividend Increase on Common Shares - August 9 at 8:56 AM logoValener Inc (TSE:VNR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 8 at 8:50 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Valener Inc (TSE:VNR) Lifted by Analyst - August 4 at 7:02 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Valener Inc's FY2018 Earnings (VNR) - August 3 at 3:10 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Global Water Resources, Inc., Inter Pipeline Ltd., Superior Plus Corp. and Valener Inc. - August 2 at 8:31 AM logoValener Inc (TSE:VNR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - August 2 at 7:22 AM logoGaz M tro and Boralex respond to Massachusetts' request for proposals with the 300 MW SBx wind project - July 29 at 8:32 AM logoValener Inc (VNR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 14 at 12:41 PM logoValener and Gaz Metro Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2017 Results - July 12 at 8:59 AM logo3 Dividend-Growth Stocks Yielding Over 3.5% to Buy in July - July 6 at 4:49 PM logoValener Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series A Yield Pushes Past 5% - July 6 at 4:49 PM logo2 Attractive Dividend Stocks I’d Buy Today - June 10 at 2:10 AM logoGaz Metro Announces Closing of a Private Placement of $200 Million Series U First Mortgage Bonds - MarketWatch - May 16 at 10:45 PM logoValener Declares Quarterly Dividends | Benzinga - Benzinga - February 9 at 6:34 AM logo2 Excellent Dividend Stocks to Consider Today - The Motley Fool Canada - January 6 at 9:09 PM



Valener (VNR) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/19/2017 by Staff

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