NASDAQ:VTNR - Vertex Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1.30 +0.04 (+3.17 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1.30Today's Range$1.25 - $1.3152-Week Range$0.82 - $2.04Volume25,316 shsAverage Volume54,619 shsMarket Capitalization$50.41 millionP/E Ratio-3.61Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.23 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 15 states, primarily in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company operates in three divisions: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery. The Black Oil division 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. This division 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 division 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 division generates solutions for the recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams; and provides dismantling, demolition, decommission, and marine salvage services, as well as 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 Webwww.vertexenergy.com Phone866-660-8156 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53 Current Ratio1.41 Quick Ratio1.06 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-3.61 Forward P/E Ratio-6.19 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$145.50 million Price / Sales0.36 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$0.87 per share Price / Book1.49 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.36) Net Income$-8,430,000.00 Net Margins-1.33% Return on Equity-5.50% Return on Assets-1.75% Miscellaneous Employees215 Outstanding Shares40,010,000Market Cap$50.41 million 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The industrial products company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.12. The industrial products company had revenue of $50.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.10 million. Vertex Energy had a negative return on equity of 5.50% and a negative net margin of 1.33%. 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 Wednesday, March 6th 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? News headlines about VTNR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vertex Energy earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few 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), Equinor ASA (EQNR), ConocoPhillips (COP), Suncor Energy (SU), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Repsol (REPYY), Hess (HES), HollyFrontier (HFC) and YPF (YPF). 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 49)Mr. Christopher Carlson, CFO & Sec. (Age 45)Mr. John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 64)Mr. Matthew Lieb, VP of Specialty Projects (Age 46)Mr. David Peel, Corp. Advisor (Age 68) Who are Vertex Energy's major shareholders? Vertex Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cadence Capital Management LLC (2.69%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.06%), Manatuck Hill Partners LLC (1.49%), Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (1.32%) and EAM Investors LLC (1.23%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vertex Energy. Which major investors are buying Vertex Energy stock? VTNR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cadence Capital Management LLC, Manatuck Hill Partners LLC, EAM Investors LLC, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Renaissance Technologies 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 $1.30. How big of a company is Vertex Energy? Vertex Energy has a market capitalization of $50.41 million and generates $145.50 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-8,430,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.36) 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: 198 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 176 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 374MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a balanced fund?