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: www.vertexenergy.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $25.14 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,655,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.02
  • 52 Week Range: $0.65 - $1.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -3.53
  • P/E Growth: -0.110
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $131.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.18
  • Book Value: $1.00 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.70
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $447,203.00
  • Net Margins: -6.49%
  • Return on Equity: -23.10%
  • Return on Assets: -10.13%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 62,583 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) announced 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 earned $36.91 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32 million. Vertex Energy had a negative net margin of 6.49% and a negative return on equity of 23.10%. View Vertex Energy's Earnings History.

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

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vertex Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they anticipate Vertex Energy's share price to reach $1.00 in the next twelve months. 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

Who owns Vertex Energy stock?

Vertex Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Trellus Management Company LLC (2.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.87%), Segment Wealth Management LLC (1.57%), Benchmark Capital Advisors (1.21%) and Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (0.52%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vertex Energy.

Who sold Vertex Energy stock? Who is selling Vertex Energy stock?

Vertex Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vertex Energy.

Who bought Vertex Energy stock? Who is buying Vertex Energy stock?

Vertex Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. and Benchmark Capital Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vertex Energy.

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 $0.71.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  104 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  194
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 (41.84% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
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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 9/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Dividend History for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
Latest Headlines for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) to Announce -$0.06 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 12:32 AM
globenewswire.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 6 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 10:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) vs. Vertex Energy (VTNR) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 12:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Waste Connections (WCN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$33.07 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 5:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) to Post -$0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 12:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoth Capital Analysts Give Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) a $1.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $33.30 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 5:16 PM
globenewswire.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 10 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 2:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Analysis: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) & Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Disposal Services (ADSW) & Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 6:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$32.03 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 12:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 12:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Vertex Energy, Inc (NASDAQ:VTNR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.03 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 8:20 PM
bizjournals.com logoHouston refiner CEO: 'We're slowly moving back forward'
www.bizjournals.com - July 1 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $32.03 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.03 EPS Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 22 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. to Present at the Stifel 2017 Industrials Conference Scheduled on June 15, 2017 at 12:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 2:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 2:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$32.03 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 1:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) to Post -$0.03 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoADNOC Signs Exclusive Agreement With Penthol for Group III Base Oil Sales Into the United States of America Through the Vertex-Penthol Partnership
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 2:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 4:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVertex Energy's (VTNR) CEO Ben Cowart on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 3:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 10:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Vertex Energy Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:52 AM
marketbeat.com logoVertex Energy reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 7:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$29.3 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 12:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.07 EPS Expected for Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 12:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $29.3 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Will Post Earnings of -$0.07 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy (VTNR) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.27
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 1:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVertex Energy, Inc. to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVertex Energy (VTNR) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Vertex Energy (VTNR) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:53 PM

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