September 9, 2019 - 3:05 PM EDT
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Why Shares of Vermilion Energy Fell More Than 20% in August

Shares of Canadian oil and gas producer Vermilion Energy (NYSE: VET) fell 20.6% in August, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. While many U.S. oil and gas companies also saw double-digit share price declines in August, Vermilion's drop was one of the worst in the sector.

Oil prices fell in August, by around 5%. When oil prices fall, production companies are often the first and the hardest to be hit. But Vermilion's 20.6% drop was much steeper than the drop in oil.

Vermilion Energy hopes it can continue to outperform while funding both growth projects and its dividend. Image source: Getty Images.

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Source: Motley Fool (September 9, 2019 - 3:05 PM EDT)

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