NASDAQ:VTNR - Vertex Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1.45 -0.01 (-0.68 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1.45Today's Range$1.41 - $1.4952-Week Range$0.85 - $2.04Volume14,250 shsAverage Volume60,104 shsMarket Capitalization$58.39 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta1.53 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Vertex Energy, Inc., an environmental services company, provides a range of services designed to aggregate, process, and recycle industrial and commercial waste systems in the Gulf Coast and Central Midwest regions of the United States. The company operates in three segments: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery. The Black Oil segment collects and purchases used motor oil directly from third-party generators; aggregates used motor oil from a network of local and regional collectors; and sells used motor oil to customers for use as a feedstock or replacement fuel for industrial burners. It also produces and sells a vacuum gas oil product to refineries and marine fuels market; and base oil product to lubricant packagers and distributors. The Refining and Marketing segment gathers hydrocarbon streams in the form of petroleum distillates, transmix, and other chemical products that are purchased from pipeline operators, refineries, chemical processing facilities, and third-party providers; and sells end products, such as gasoline blendstock, pygas, and fuel oil cutter stock to oil companies or to petroleum trading and blending companies. The Recovery segment generates solutions for the recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams; and owns and operates a fleet of trucks and other vehicles used for shipping and handling equipment and scrap materials. Vertex Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Receive VTNR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VTNR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Petroleum refining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:VTNR Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK890447 Webwww.vertexenergy.com Phone866-660-8156Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.37 Current Ratio0.60 Quick Ratio0.45Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$180.72 million Price / Sales0.32 Cash Flow$0.1339 per share Price / Cash Flow10.83 Book Value$0.57 per share Price / Book2.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.23) Net Income$-2,220,000.00 Net Margins-2.76% Return on Equity0.76% Return on Assets0.21%Miscellaneous Employees215 Outstanding Shares40,270,000Market Cap$58.39 million Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vertex Energy's stock symbol? Vertex Energy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VTNR." How were Vertex Energy's earnings last quarter? Vertex Energy Inc (NASDAQ:VTNR) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The industrial products company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $39.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.30 million. Vertex Energy had a positive return on equity of 0.76% and a negative net margin of 2.76%. View Vertex Energy's Earnings History. When is Vertex Energy's next earnings date? Vertex Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vertex Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vertex Energy? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vertex Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vertex Energy. Has Vertex Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about VTNR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vertex Energy earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Vertex Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vertex Energy include Exxon Mobil (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.B), Chevron (CVX), BP (BP), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), ConocoPhillips (COP), Equinor ASA (EQNR), Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Repsol (REPYY), Hess (HES), HollyFrontier (HFC) and YPF (YPF). What other stocks do shareholders of Vertex Energy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vertex Energy investors own include Immunomedics (IMMU), TearLab (TEAR), Uniti Group (UNIT), Memorial Production Partners (MEMP), Good Times Restaurants (GTIM), United Rentals (URI), Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (PVCT), Energy Focus (EFOI), TG Therapeutics (TGTX) and TransEnterix (TRXC). Who are Vertex Energy's key executives? Vertex Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Benjamin P. Cowart, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 50)Mr. Christopher Carlson, CFO & Sec. (Age 46)Mr. John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 65)Mr. Matthew Lieb, VP of Specialty Projects (Age 47)Mr. David Peel, Corp. Advisor (Age 69) Who are Vertex Energy's major shareholders? Vertex Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cadence Capital Management LLC (2.59%), Redmond Asset Management LLC (0.90%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.34%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.26%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vertex Energy. Which major investors are selling Vertex Energy stock? VTNR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vertex Energy. Which major investors are buying Vertex Energy stock? VTNR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cadence Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Redmond Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vertex Energy. How do I buy shares of Vertex Energy? Shares of VTNR 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 Vertex Energy's stock price today? One share of VTNR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.45. How big of a company is Vertex Energy? Vertex Energy has a market capitalization of $58.39 million and generates $180.72 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-2,220,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.23) on an earnings per share basis. Vertex Energy employs 215 workers across the globe. What is Vertex Energy's official website? The official website for Vertex Energy is http://www.vertexenergy.com. How can I contact Vertex Energy? Vertex Energy's mailing address is 1331 GEMINI STREET SUITE 250, HOUSTON TX, 77058. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 866-660-8156. MarketBeat Community Rating for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 197 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 411MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vertex Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VTNR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VTNR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Ex-Dividend Date in Investing? 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