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DOW   31,097.26
QQQ   282.13
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QQQ   282.13

Vertex Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.20 (+1.90%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.02 million shs
Average Volume
4.41 million shs
Market Capitalization
$692.31 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Vertex Energy Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
85.0% Upside
$19.83 Price Target
Short Interest
15.22% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
1.51mentions of Vertex Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$514.71 K Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.58 to $4.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.29 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

70th out of 255 stocks

Petroleum Refining Industry

7th out of 23 stocks

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About Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR)

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.

VTNR Stock News Headlines

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Petroleum refining
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$-18.36 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$115.78 million
Book Value
$0.48 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$692.31 million

Vertex Energy Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vertex Energy stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vertex Energy stock.
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What is Vertex Energy's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Vertex Energy's stock. Their VTNR stock forecasts range from $18.00 to $21.50. On average, they predict Vertex Energy's stock price to reach $19.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 85.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Vertex Energy's stock price performed in 2022?

Vertex Energy's stock was trading at $4.53 at the start of the year. Since then, VTNR stock has increased by 136.6% and is now trading at $10.72.
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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.
View our earnings forecast for Vertex Energy

How were Vertex Energy's earnings last quarter?

Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 10th. The industrial products company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.22. The industrial products company earned $40.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.63 million. Vertex Energy had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.34% and a negative net margin of 7.20%.
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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 $610.86k)
  • Mr. Christopher Carlson, CFO & Sec. (Age 49, Pay $415.45k)
  • Mr. John Noel Strickland, Chief Operating Officer (Age 68, Pay $536.8k) (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."

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 $10.72.

How much money does Vertex Energy make?

Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) has a market capitalization of $692.31 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.

How can I contact Vertex Energy?

Vertex Energy's mailing address is 1331 GEMINI STREET SUITE 250, HOUSTON TX, 77058. The official website for Vertex Energy is www.vertexenergy.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (866) 660-8156 or via email at ir@vertexenergy.com.

This page (NASDAQ:VTNR) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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