Vertex Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+1.31 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1.55
50-Day Range
MA: $1.54
52-Week Range
Now: $1.55
Volume518,530 shs
Average Volume3.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$77.33 million
P/E RatioN/A
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 the Gulf Coast and Central Midwest regions of the United States. The company operates in three segments: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery. 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. It 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 generates solutions for the recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams; and 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

Industry Petroleum refining
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VTNR
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$163.37 million
Cash Flow$0.65 per share
Book Value$0.55 per share


Net Income$-7,330,000.00


Market Cap$77.33 million
Next Earnings Date5/13/2021 (Estimated)


Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Stock Price Down 7.2%
March 16, 2021 |
Vertex Energy, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
March 9, 2021 |
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March 8, 2021 |
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January 26, 2021 |
Vertex Energy gets extension on delisting deadline
January 7, 2021 |
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December 2, 2020 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.30 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

157th out of 398 stocks

Petroleum Refining Industry

19th out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vertex Energy a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vertex Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vertex Energy stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Vertex Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given Vertex Energy a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Vertex Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Vertex Energy?

Vertex Energy saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 2,070,000 shares, a decrease of 25.3% from the February 11th total of 2,770,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,570,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.6 days. Approximately 6.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Vertex Energy's next earnings date?

Vertex Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 13th 2021.
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How were Vertex Energy's earnings last quarter?

Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 8th. The industrial products company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.05. The industrial products company earned $40.07 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.63 million. Vertex Energy had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.49% and a negative net margin of 5.96%.
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How has Vertex Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Vertex Energy's stock was trading at $0.8060 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VTNR shares have increased by 92.3% and is now trading at $1.55.
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What price target have analysts set for VTNR?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Vertex Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.50 to $4.00. On average, they expect Vertex Energy's share price to reach $2.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 77.4% 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 52, Pay $530.07k)
  • Mr. Christopher Carlson, CFO & Sec. (Age 48, Pay $363.79k)
  • Mr. John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 67, Pay $376.15k)
  • Mr. Matthew Lieb, VP of Specialty Projects (Age 49)
  • Mr. David Peel, Corp. Advisor (Age 71)

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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."

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 $1.55.

How much money does Vertex Energy make?

Vertex Energy has a market capitalization of $77.33 million and generates $163.37 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-7,330,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.08) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vertex Energy have?

Vertex Energy employs 215 workers across the globe.

What is Vertex Energy's official website?

The official website for Vertex Energy is

Where are Vertex Energy's headquarters?

Vertex Energy is headquartered at 1331 GEMINI STREET SUITE 250, HOUSTON TX, 77058.

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 4/10/2021 by Staff
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