NASDAQ:VTNR - Vertex Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.30 +0.04 (+3.17 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.30
Today's Range$1.25 - $1.31
52-Week Range$0.82 - $2.04
Volume25,316 shs
Average Volume54,619 shs
Market Capitalization$50.41 million
P/E Ratio-3.61
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Petroleum refining
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VTNR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53
Current Ratio1.41
Quick Ratio1.06


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


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%


Outstanding Shares40,010,000
Market Cap$50.41 million

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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The industrial products company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.12. The industrial products company earned $50.63 million during 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?

Press coverage about VTNR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vertex Energy earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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:
  • 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 variety 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 institutional 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, 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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  374
MarketBeat'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 Staff

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