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

Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR)

Today's Latest Price: $2.10 USD

0.28 (-11.76%)

Updated Jan 27 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 113 in Energy - Oil & Gas

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VTNR Stock Summary

  • Vertex Energy Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 97.77% of US listed stocks.
  • VTNR's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 83.55% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Vertex Energy Inc's share price is greater than that of 84.02% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VTNR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SPKE, IMBI, PBPB, LAZY, and NDLS.
  • Visit VTNR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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VTNR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $2.10 52-week high $3.14
Prev. close $2.38 52-week low $0.40
Day low $2.00 Volume 10,674,700
Day high $2.39 Avg. volume 7,794,618
50-day MA $0.83 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $0.64 Market Cap 95.67M

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.

VTNR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$2.10$0.11 -95%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Vertex Energy Inc. To summarize, we found that Vertex Energy Inc ranked in the 8th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Vertex Energy Inc, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Vertex Energy Inc over the past 1.68 years is -0.13%; that's better than just 23.41% of cash flow producing equities in the Energy sector, where it is classified.
  • Vertex Energy Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Vertex Energy Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -3.67. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 14.16% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Energy that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as VTNR, try FPPP, PTR, EPSN, SRLP, and COP.

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Latest VTNR News From Around the Web

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 and Hudson Technologies among Energy/Materials gainers; Sanchez Midstream Partners and NextDecade among losers

Gainers: Vertex Energy (VTNR) +67%. Hudson Technologies (HDSN) +21%. Orbital Energy Group (OEG) +19%. Middlesex Water (MSEX) +17%. Piedmont Lithium (PLL) +11%.Losers: Sanchez Midstream Partners (SNMP) -23%. NextDecade (NEXT) -9%. Mexco Energy (MXC) -8%. Tellurian (TELL) -8%. GasLog (GLOG) -8%....

Seeking Alpha | January 26, 2021

Looking Into Vertex Energy's Return On Capital Employed

Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) reported Q3 sales of $37.38 million. Earnings fell to a loss of $1.84 million, resulting in a 78.52% decrease from last quarter. Vertex Energy collected $21.37 million in revenue during Q2, but reported earnings showed a $8.57 million loss. What Is Return On Capital Employed? Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in Vertex Energy's Return on Capital Employed, a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed by a business. Generally, a higher ROCE suggests successful growth of a company and is a sign of higher earnings per share in the future. In Q3, Vertex Energy posted an ROCE of -0.03%. It is important to keep in mind ROCE evaluates past performance and is not used as a predictive tool. It is a good measure of a company's recent perfo...

Yahoo | January 26, 2021

Did Vertex Energy's (NASDAQ:VTNR) Share Price Deserve to Gain 52%?

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Yahoo | January 26, 2021

Explore A Healthier Vertex Energy Exploring Strategic Alternatives

When a company employs the phrase “exploring strategic alternatives,” it tends to send a shiver down a shareholder's spine. When a company explores alternatives for a second time in less than five years, even the most loyal shareholders may check the forecast twice. Vertex Energy (VTNR) is a UMO (used...

Jenks Jumps on Seeking Alpha | January 12, 2021

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Yahoo | January 6, 2021

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VTNR Price Returns

1-mo 205.68%
3-mo 409.34%
6-mo 281.82%
1-year 25.00%
3-year 96.26%
5-year 107.92%
YTD 195.03%
2020 -53.78%
2019 50.98%
2018 7.37%
2017 -27.48%
2016 19.09%

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