VTNR - Vertex Energy Stock Price, News & Analysis

$0.90 0.05 (5.88 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 03:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.85
Today's Range$0.85 - $0.90
52-Week Range$0.65 - $1.80
Volume91,800 shs
Average Volume64,091 shs
Market Capitalization$27.76 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.84

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

Industry Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNASDAQ:VTNR
CUSIPN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44%
Current Ratio1.07%
Quick Ratio0.79%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$98.08 million
Price / Sales0.30
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.90 per share
Price / Book1.00

Dividend

Annual DividendN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS($0.51)
Net Income$-3,950,000.00
Net Margins-7.73%
Return on Equity-30.22%
Return on Assets-12.58%

Miscellaneous

Employees205
Outstanding Shares32,660,000

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 earnings results on Thursday, August, 11th. The industrial products company reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.01. The industrial products company earned $24.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.70 million. Vertex Energy had a negative return on equity of 30.22% and a negative net margin of 7.73%. 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 target prices for Vertex Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they expect Vertex Energy's stock 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 (Age 46)
  • Chris Carlson, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary (Age 42)
  • John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61)
  • James P. Gregory, Director (Age 65)
  • Christopher Stratton CPA, Director (Age 46)
  • Dan Kent Borgen, Independent Director (Age 54)
  • Timothy C. Harvey, Independent Director (Age 57)
  • David L. Phillips, Independent Director (Age 58)

Who owns Vertex Energy stock?

Vertex Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Redmond Asset Management LLC (1.08%). 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 Redmond Asset Management LLC. 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 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 Vertex Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.90.

How big of a company is Vertex Energy?

Vertex Energy has a market capitalization of $27.76 million and generates $98.08 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-3,950,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.51) on an earnings per share basis. Vertex Energy employs 205 workers across the globe.

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 (VTNR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  104 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  222
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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $1.00 (11.11% 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)

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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 11/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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: 14.60%
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

Latest Headlines for Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR)

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Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 8:17 AM
Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Its Competitors Head to Head ComparisonVertex Energy (VTNR) & Its Competitors Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 7:47 AM
Vertex Energy (VTNR) & The Competition Head to Head AnalysisVertex Energy (VTNR) & The Competition Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 5:26 AM
Critical Review: Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Its CompetitorsCritical Review: Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 9:06 PM
Head to Head Review: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its CompetitorsHead to Head Review: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 1:24 AM
Contrasting Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its RivalsContrasting Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 7:10 PM
Financial Survey: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its RivalsFinancial Survey: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:12 AM
$33.60 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter$33.60 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 4:46 PM
ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : November 10, 2017ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : November 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 1:17 PM
Contrasting Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Its CompetitorsContrasting Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 10:16 AM
Critical Comparison: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its PeersCritical Comparison: Vertex Energy (VTNR) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 3:34 AM
-$0.05 EPS Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter-$0.05 EPS Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 1:14 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 9, 2017Vertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 9:42 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - November 8 at 4:36 AM
Edited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 2:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 11:32 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 1:25 PM
Vertex Energy reports 3Q lossVertex Energy reports 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 1:25 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 8:37 AM
$31.57 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter$31.57 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 9:42 AM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per ShareZacks: Analysts Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 8:14 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)Vertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 12 at 9:59 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017Vertex Energy, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - October 11 at 7:45 AM
ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : October 3, 2017ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:44 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 20, 2017Vertex Energy, Inc. :VTNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:51 AM
ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : September 22, 2017ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:51 AM
Why Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Could Be A BuyWhy Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) Could Be A Buy
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:51 AM
 Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) to Announce -$0.06 Earnings Per Share Brokerages Anticipate Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) to Announce -$0.06 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:32 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations - GlobeNewswire (press release)Vertex 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
Vertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business OperationsVertex Energy, Inc. Provides Updates on the Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on Its Business Operations
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 10:02 AM
Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) vs. Vertex Energy (VTNR) Head to Head ContrastHeritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) vs. Vertex Energy (VTNR) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 12:30 AM
Comparing Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Waste Connections (WCN)Comparing Vertex Energy (VTNR) & Waste Connections (WCN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:18 PM
$33.07 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter$33.07 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 5:28 AM
Roth Capital Analysts Give Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) a $1.00 Price TargetRoth Capital Analysts Give Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) a $1.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 6:32 PM
ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : August 11, 2017ETFs with exposure to Vertex Energy, Inc. : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:00 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $33.30 MillionVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $33.30 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 5:16 PM
Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 10 at 9:35 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Releases  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPSVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 2:35 PM
Vertex Energy reports 2Q lossVertex Energy reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:58 AM
Edited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 1:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of VTNR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:58 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial ResultsVertex Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:10 AM
Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.04 Per ShareVertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:32 AM
Critical Analysis: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) & Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)Critical Analysis: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) & Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:26 AM
Advanced Disposal Services (ADSW) & Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Critical ContrastAdvanced Disposal Services (ADSW) & Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 7:54 AM
Head to Head Contrast: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)Head to Head Contrast: Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 6:34 PM
$32.03 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter$32.03 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 12:41 PM
Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Critical ReviewVertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) vs. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 12:14 AM
Houston refiner CEO: Were slowly moving back forwardHouston refiner CEO: 'We're slowly moving back forward'
www.bizjournals.com - July 1 at 8:53 AM
Vertex Energys (VTNR) CEO Ben Cowart on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptVertex Energy's (VTNR) CEO Ben Cowart on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 3:19 AM
Vertex Energy reports 1Q lossVertex Energy reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 7:49 AM
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