Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR): Price and Financial Metrics

Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR): $12.00

0.49 (+4.26%)

POWR Rating

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  • VTNR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 80.68% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VTNR is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • VTNR's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 0.47% of US stocks).

VTNR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for VTNR is 4.12 -- better than 89.63% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Vertex Energy Inc is higher than 91.18% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • As for revenue growth, note that VTNR's revenue has grown -14.25% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 8.91% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Vertex Energy Inc are WBT, CELP, DOOR, OII, and ATKR.
  • Visit VTNR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VTNR Valuation Summary

  • VTNR's price/earnings ratio is -14.9; this is 174.13% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • VTNR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 13.7 over the prior 148 months.
  • VTNR's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.1 over the prior 148 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VTNR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VTNR 2021-09-03 2.2 26.7 -14.9 -20.0
VTNR 2021-09-02 2.3 27.7 -15.5 -20.7
VTNR 2021-09-01 2.3 27.5 -15.4 -20.6
VTNR 2021-08-31 2.3 27.9 -15.6 -20.9
VTNR 2021-08-30 2.2 27.1 -15.2 -20.3
VTNR 2021-08-27 2.4 29.4 -16.4 -21.9

VTNR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 143.68%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -51.72%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 827.54%.
VTNR's revenue has moved down $62,891,803 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows VTNR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 115.7814 9.6827 -20.60526
2021-09-30 192.3207 -9.122358 -17.15194
2021-06-30 200.7298 1.257653 -29.44063
2021-03-31 156.9091 -1.002309 -20.67324
2020-12-31 135.0285 -0.076397 -30.76226
2020-09-30 137.5495 6.882457 -25.30663

VTNR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VTNR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 57.35% of graded US stocks.
  • VTNR's asset turnover comes in at 1.577 -- ranking 7th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • VNOM, HUSA, and DMLP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VTNR.

The table below shows VTNR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.577 0.171 -0.188
2021-03-31 1.257 0.144 -0.104
2020-12-31 1.085 0.120 -0.088
2020-09-30 1.108 0.182 -0.045
2020-06-30 1.121 0.185 -0.029
2020-03-31 1.326 0.209 0.040

VTNR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VTNR, see our VTNR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $22.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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VTNR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.00 52-week high $18.10
Prev. close $11.51 52-week low $3.30
Day low $11.28 Volume 12,209,700
Day high $12.41 Avg. volume 4,458,688
50-day MA $12.40 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.34 Market Cap 774.97M

Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR) Company Bio

Vertex Energy Inc. is a middle market consolidator, refiner and re-refiner of distressed petroleum streams, such as used oil, transmix, fuel oils and off-specification commercial chemical products.

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Below are the latest news stories about Vertex Energy Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VTNR as an investment opportunity.

Vertex Energy Receives Commitment Letter for $125 Million Senior Secured Term Loan

HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2022 / Vertex Energy, Inc. The closing date and the funding of the Term Loan are subject to the closing of Vertex's planned acquisition of the Mobile Refinery during the first quarter of 2022, in addition to various conditions precedent, as set forth in more detail in the Commitment Letter (including all exhibits thereto) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the Company's Form 8-K on February 22, 2022.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Vertex Energy Announces Fourth Quarter And Full-year 2021 Results Conference Call Date

HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2022 / Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) ("Vertex" or the "Company"), a leading specialty refiner and marketer of high-purity refined products, today announced that it will issue fourth quarter and full-year 2021 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Vertex Energy Announces 5-year Renewable Diesel Supply Agreement With Idemitsu Apollo Renewable Corporation

HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 17, 2022/ Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) ("Vertex Energy", "Vertex" or the "Company"), a leading specialty refiner and marketer of high-quality refined products, today announced that it has entered into a 5-year product supply agreement with Idemitsu Apollo Renewable Corporation ("Idemitsu"), a wholly-owned California-based subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Clean Harbors cancels planned deal for Vertex Energy assets

Vertex Energy (VTNR) -3.8% pre-market on news that the planned sale of its used motor oil collection and recycling assets to Clean Harbors'' (CLH) Safety-Kleen subsidiary has

Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2022

Why Vertex Energy Stock Tumbled 13% at the Open Today

Shares of Vertex Energy (NASDAQ: VTNR), a specialty refiner of alternative feedstocks, fell sharply in early trading on Tuesday, losing roughly 13% of their value. The big news here was released this morning and related to a planned asset sale to a division of Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH). Vertex Energy agreed to sell motor-oil recycling assets to Safety-Kleen, which is owned by Clean Harbors, for $140 million in late June of last year.

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

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VTNR Price Returns

1-mo -17.58%
3-mo 31.29%
6-mo 170.88%
1-year 28.62%
3-year 689.47%
5-year 1,053.85%
YTD 164.90%
2021 536.41%
2020 -53.78%
2019 50.98%
2018 7.37%
2017 -27.48%

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