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

Vertex Energy, Inc (VTNR): $7.39

0.13 (+1.79%)

POWR Rating

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  • VTNR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.24% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VTNR is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • VTNR's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 0.54% of US stocks).

VTNR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for VTNR is 15.79 -- better than 98.04% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 1,918.38%, VERTEX ENERGY INC's debt growth rate surpasses 98.74% of about US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for VERTEX ENERGY INC comes in at 874.01%, a number that bests 98.72% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to VERTEX ENERGY INC, a group of peers worth examining would be OLN, CLF, CPS, UGP, and BRFS.
  • VTNR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VERTEX ENERGY INC's official web site, go to

VTNR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, VTNR's EV/EBIT ratio is 658.62% higher, now standing at 77.
  • VTNR's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 165 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VTNR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VTNR 2023-01-13 0.3 4.4 -8.9 77.0
VTNR 2023-01-12 0.3 4.3 -8.7 75.8
VTNR 2023-01-11 0.3 4.2 -8.4 74.5
VTNR 2023-01-10 0.3 4.1 -8.2 73.2
VTNR 2023-01-09 0.3 4.0 -8.0 72.3
VTNR 2023-01-06 0.3 3.9 -8.0 71.8

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)

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VTNR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.39 52-week high $18.10
Prev. close $7.26 52-week low $4.72
Day low $7.10 Volume 822,067
Day high $7.41 Avg. volume 2,133,743
50-day MA $6.75 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $9.20 Market Cap 559.19M

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 Announces Sale of Heartland Used Motor Oil Collections and Refining Business

HOUSTON, February 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 has sold its Heartland used motor oil collection and recycling business to a wholly owned subsidiary of GFL Environmental, Inc. ("GFL"), for total cash consideration of $90 million. The transaction was completed pursuant to the entry into a sale and purchase agreement which closed at the time of signing, on F

Yahoo | February 1, 2023

Vertex Energy Stock: A Short-Squeeze Candidate (NASDAQ:VTNR)

Vertex Energy had a challenging 2022, as management messed-up the crack spread hedging. Read why I think the high short-interest in VTNR stock may end up squeezed.

Seeking Alpha | January 19, 2023

Nasdaq Edges Higher; Neovasc Shares Jump

U.S. stocks traded mixed toward the end of trading, with the Nasdaq Composite turning higher on Tuesday. The Dow traded down 0.87% to 34,003.26 while the NASDAQ rose 0.25% to 11,106.50. The S&P 500 also rose, gaining, 0.01% to 3,999.18. Check This Out: Global Crypto Market Cap Hits $1 Trillion; Gala, Casper Among Top Gainers Leading and Lagging Sectors Energy shares gained by 0.3% on Tuesday. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included HighPeak Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPK ), up 9%, and Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR ), up 8%. In trading on Tuesday, communication services shares fell by 1.3%. Top Headline Morgan Stanley reported better-than-expected Q4 results. Morgan Stanley posted quarterly earnings of $1.31 per share, topping market estimates of $1.19 per share. The bank’s quarterl...

Benzinga | January 17, 2023

Vertex Energy renewable diesel project on track for completion by late March (NASDAQ:VTNR)

Vertex Energy (VTNR) reported Tuesday that Q4 throughput volumes at its Mobile refinery in Alabama totaled ~77K bbl/day, exceeding prior guidance of 73K-75K bbl/day by 4% at the…

Seeking Alpha | January 17, 2023

Vertex Energy Inc.’s (NASDAQ: VTNR) Stock Forecast: Increase To $15.00 In A Year

The trading price of Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) floating higher at last check on Tuesday, January 17, closing at $7.53, 9.12% higher than its previous close. Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it has been fluctuating between $6.51 and $6.94. In examining the 52-week price action we see that … Vertex Energy Inc.’s (NASDAQ: VTNR) Stock Forecast: Increase To $15.00 In A Year Read More »

Stocks Register | January 17, 2023

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VTNR Price Returns

1-mo 19.39%
3-mo -6.10%
6-mo 4.82%
1-year 44.62%
3-year 459.85%
5-year 686.17%
YTD 19.19%
2022 36.87%
2021 536.41%
2020 -53.78%
2019 50.98%
2018 7.37%

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