Vertex Energy Company Profile (NASDAQ:VTNR)

About Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)

Vertex Energy logoVertex Energy, Inc. is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. The Company focuses on recycling used motor oil and other petroleum by-products. The Company's segments include the Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery divisions. The Company's product categories include Used Motor Oil, Fuel Oil, pyrolysis gasoline (Pygas), Gasoline Blendstock and Base Oil. The Black Oil division is engaged in operations across the used motor oil recycling value chain, including collection, aggregation, transportation, storage, refinement and sales of aggregated feedstock and re-refined products to end users. The Refining and Marketing division is engaged in the aggregation of feedstock, re-refining it into end products, and selling these products to customers. The Recovery division is a provider of generator solutions for the recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:VTNR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $26.78 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,655,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $0.95
  • 52 Week Range: $0.65 - $1.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -3.90
  • P/E Growth: -0.12
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $131.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.20
  • Book Value: $1.00 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.82
  • EBITDA: $447,203.00
  • Net Margins: -6.49%
  • Return on Equity: -23.10%
  • Return on Assets: -10.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
  • Average Volume: 67,148 shs.
  • Beta: 0.81
  • Short Ratio: 52.26

Frequently Asked Questions for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $36.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32 million. Vertex Energy had a negative return on equity of 23.10% and a negative net margin of 6.49%. View Vertex Energy's Earnings History.

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

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Vertex Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they expect Vertex Energy's share price to reach $1.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vertex Energy.

Who are some of Vertex Energy's key competitors?

Who are Vertex Energy's key executives?

Vertex Energy's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Benjamin Paul Cowart, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Chris Carlson, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
  • John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer
  • James P. Gregory, Director
  • Christopher Stratton CPA, Director
  • Dan Kent Borgen, Independent Director
  • Timothy C. Harvey, Independent Director
  • David L. Phillips, Independent Director

How do I buy Vertex Energy stock?

Shares of Vertex Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vertex Energy's stock price today?

One share of Vertex Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.82.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  112 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  210
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vertex Energy 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 Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $1.00 (21.95% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Price Target History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/23/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetHold$1.00HighView Rating Details
5/20/2016Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
5/18/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$4.00 -> $2.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Earnings by Quarter for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2017Q2 2017($0.04)($0.08)$32.00 million$36.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.12)$30.03 million$34.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.08)($0.03)$26.13 million$28.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2016Q216($0.20)($0.21)$18.70 million$24.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2016Q116($0.23)($0.07)$17.90 million$14.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/29/2016Q415($0.18)$0.03$31.10 million$20.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q3($0.06)($0.11)$52.13 million$39.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215($0.18)($0.02)$43.58 million$49.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2015Q115($0.18)($0.60)$53.55 million$37.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/1/2015Q414($0.09)($0.44)$76.70 million$62.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q314$0.08($0.08)$77.87 million$76.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214$0.07$0.28$76.16 million$72.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2014Q1 14$0.03$0.04$42.48 million$47.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/25/2014$0.05$0.11ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.08$0.12$30.67 million$46.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/20131Q13$0.07$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.05ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.01
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.10)($0.02)($0.06)
Q2 20172($0.01)$0.01$0.00
Q3 20172($0.02)$0.10$0.04
Q4 20172($0.02)$0.07$0.03
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 31.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 16.80%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/5/2014Timothy C HarveyDirectorBuy10,000$8.54$85,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell3,369$7.50$25,267.50View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell13,720$7.52$103,174.40View SEC Filing  
4/22/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell35,000$7.79$272,650.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell15,000$7.46$111,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell18,053$7.35$132,689.55View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Matthew LiebCOOSell54,259$7.51$407,485.09View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013David L PhillipsDirectorSell3,048$3.07$9,357.36View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013David L PhillipsDirectorSell6,103$3.07$18,736.21View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013David L PhillipsDirectorSell17,335$3.07$53,218.45View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013David L PhillipsDirectorSell30,517$3.09$94,297.53View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013David L PhillipsDirectorSell24,294$3.19$77,497.86View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Timothy C HarveyDirectorBuy4,087$2.81$11,484.47View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Timothy C HarveyDirectorBuy1,713$2.85$4,882.05View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Latest Headlines for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
DateHeadline logoVertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release) - October 12 at 9:59 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017 - October 11 at 7:45 AM logoETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 2:44 PM logoVertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 20, 2017 - September 23 at 10:51 AM logoETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 10:51 AM logoWhy Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Could Be A Buy - September 23 at 10:51 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) to Announce -$0.06 Earnings Per Share - September 13 at 10:32 PM logoVertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 6 at 10:02 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations - September 6 at 10:02 AM logoHeritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) vs. Vertex Energy (VTNR) Head to Head Contrast - September 5 at 12:30 AM logoComparing Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Waste Connections (WCN) - September 2 at 2:18 PM logo$33.07 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter - August 28 at 5:28 AM logoRoth Capital Analysts Give Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) a $1.00 Price Target - August 23 at 6:32 PM logoETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 9:00 PM logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $33.30 Million - August 10 at 5:16 PM logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release) - August 10 at 9:35 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - August 9 at 2:35 PM logoVertex Energy reports 2Q loss - August 9 at 8:58 AM logoEdited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 9 at 8:58 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results - August 8 at 8:10 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.04 Per Share - August 8 at 7:32 AM logoCritical Analysis: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) & Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) - August 7 at 8:26 AM logoAdvanced Disposal Services (ADSW) & Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Critical Contrast - August 6 at 7:54 AM logoHead to Head Contrast: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) - August 3 at 6:34 PM logo$32.03 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter - July 20 at 12:41 PM logoVertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Critical Review - July 19 at 12:14 AM logoHouston refiner CEO: 'We're slowly moving back forward' - July 1 at 8:53 AM logoVertex Energy's (VTNR) CEO Ben Cowart on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 11 at 3:19 AM logoVertex Energy reports 1Q loss - May 10 at 7:49 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for March 21st - March 21 at 9:36 AM logoVERTEX ENERGY INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 14 at 8:37 AM logoVertex Energy's (VTNR) CEO, Benjamin Cowart on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 9 at 4:30 AM logo18 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Wednesday - March 8 at 2:22 PM logoQ4 2016 Vertex Energy Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - March 8 at 8:44 AM logoVERTEX ENERGY INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi - March 8 at 8:44 AM logoVertex Energy, Inc. to Release Fourth Quarter and Year 2016 Financial Results on March 8, 2017 - Business Wire (press release) - March 5 at 8:12 AM logoTetra Tech (TTEK) Secures $25 Million Contract from USAID - March 1 at 8:55 AM logoCalgon Carbon (CCC) Q4 Earnings, Revenues Miss Estimates - Nasdaq - February 27 at 5:24 PM logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Entry into $30 Million Credit Facility - Business Wire (press release) - February 10 at 6:32 AM logoVERTEX ENERGY INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - February 9 at 6:38 AM logoVertex Energy: Re-Refining Its Share Price - Seeking Alpha - January 11 at 8:36 PM



Vertex Energy (VTNR) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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