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DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
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DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68

Vertex Energy (VTNR) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.58 (-3.87%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.46 million shs
Average Volume
3.95 million shs
Market Capitalization
$929.97 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Vertex Energy

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 through Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery segments. 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. The segment 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 sells ferrous and non-ferrous recyclable metal products, and markets Group III base oils and other petroleum-based products, as well as provides transportation and marine salvage services. Vertex Energy, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Petroleum refining
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$115.78 million
Book Value
$1.61 per share


Net Income
$-18.36 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$929.97 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

151st out of 254 stocks

Petroleum Refining Industry

16th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vertex Energy a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vertex Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Vertex Energy stock.
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When is Vertex Energy's next earnings date?

Vertex Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 9th 2022.
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How were Vertex Energy's earnings last quarter?

Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) released its earnings results on Monday, March, 7th. The industrial products company reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.16. Vertex Energy had a negative net margin of 7.20% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.34%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.12) earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for VTNR?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Vertex Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Vertex Energy's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Vertex Energy's key executives?
Vertex Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Benjamin P. Cowart, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 53, Pay $501.98k)
  • Mr. Christopher Carlson, CFO & Sec. (Age 49, Pay $350.45k)
  • Mr. John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 68, Pay $349.71k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Bart Rice, Division Pres of Renewable & Conventional Fuels
  • Mr. Matthew Lieb, VP of Specialty Projects (Age 50)
  • Mr. David Peel, Corp. Advisor (Age 72)
What other stocks do shareholders of Vertex Energy own?
What is Vertex Energy's stock symbol?

Vertex Energy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VTNR."

Who are Vertex Energy's major shareholders?

Vertex Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Trellus Management Company LLC (3.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.09%), BlackRock Inc. (2.76%), Invesco Ltd. (1.04%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.00%) and EAM Investors LLC (0.63%). Company insiders that own Vertex Energy stock include Christopher Allen Stratton, David L Phillips, John Noel Strickland, Michael A Mussallem and Timothy C Harvey.
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Which major investors are selling Vertex Energy stock?

VTNR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Yaupon Capital Management LP, Group One Trading L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, QVT Financial LP, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Trellus Management Company LLC. Company insiders that have sold Vertex Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Allen Stratton, David L Phillips, John Noel Strickland, Michael A Mussallem, and Timothy C Harvey.
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Which major investors are buying Vertex Energy stock?

VTNR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., EAM Investors LLC, Graham Capital Management L.P., Atria Wealth Solutions Inc., Sculptor Capital LP, Sculptor Capital LP, Citigroup Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vertex Energy's stock price today?

One share of VTNR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.40.

How much money does Vertex Energy make?

Vertex Energy has a market capitalization of $929.97 million and generates $115.78 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Vertex Energy have?

Vertex Energy employs 282 workers across the globe.

What is Vertex Energy's official website?

The official website for Vertex Energy is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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