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

Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR): $4.66

0.17 (+3.79%)

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Industry: Energy - Oil & Gas




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VTNR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.66 52-week high $11.20
Prev. close $4.49 52-week low $3.91
Day low $4.55 Volume 230,558
Day high $4.67 Avg. volume 2,544,487
50-day MA $4.88 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.67 Market Cap 434.74M

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  • VTNR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 87.77% of US stocks.
  • VTNR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • VTNR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

VTNR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for VTNR is 13.05 -- better than 97.18% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, VTNR has reported earnings growth of -850.55%, putting it ahead of just 1.7% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for VERTEX ENERGY INC comes in at 185.03%, a number that bests 96.75% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VTNR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PFX, CEI, CLF, UGP, and GGB.
  • 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 12.5; this is 50.6% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 173 months, VTNR's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VTNR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VTNR 2023-09-14 0.2 2.0 12.5 7.4
VTNR 2023-09-13 0.2 2.0 12.2 7.3
VTNR 2023-09-12 0.2 2.1 12.8 7.5
VTNR 2023-09-11 0.2 2.0 12.2 7.3
VTNR 2023-09-08 0.1 1.9 11.6 7.1
VTNR 2023-09-07 0.1 1.8 11.2 7.0

VTNR Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -18.39%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 224.84%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -26.78%.
VTNR's revenue has moved up $1,672,491,859 over the prior 15 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
2022-09-30 1,873.222 24.73848 -58.84959
2022-06-30 1,091.988 -83.55752 -73.13877
2022-03-31 165.3441 3.503805 -26.20914
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

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)

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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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 Announces Upcoming Investor Conference Participation

HOUSTON, September 01, 2023--Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) ("Vertex" or the "Company"), a leading specialty refiner and marketer of high-quality refined products, today announced that it plans to participate in two investor conferences during the month of September, 2023:

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

Retail investors account for 47% of Vertex Energy, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:VTNR) ownership, while institutions account for 41%

Key Insights Significant control over Vertex Energy by retail investors implies that the general public has more power...

Yahoo | August 9, 2023

Vertex Energy Announces Second Quarter 2023 Results

HOUSTON, August 09, 2023--Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) ("Vertex" or the "Company"), a leading specialty refiner and marketer of high-quality refined products, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2023.

Yahoo | August 9, 2023

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VTNR Price Returns

1-mo 8.88%
3-mo -23.10%
6-mo -52.83%
1-year -23.73%
3-year 898.71%
5-year 172.51%
YTD -24.84%
2022 36.87%
2021 536.41%
2020 -53.78%
2019 50.98%
2018 7.37%

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