Vertex Energy, Inc.
Index- P/E- EPS (ttm)-0.72 Insider Own3.20% Shs Outstand63.37M Perf Week-6.82%
Market Cap945.22M Forward P/E3.45 EPS next Y4.08 Insider Trans0.00% Shs Float47.00M Perf Month69.52%
Income-44.40M PEG- EPS next Q0.71 Inst Own36.50% Short Float31.88% Perf Quarter168.00%
Sales131.00M P/S7.22 EPS this Y-5.70% Inst Trans7.62% Short Ratio3.23 Perf Half Y212.67%
Book/sh1.61 P/B8.74 EPS next Y118.31% ROA- Target Price19.38 Perf Year706.30%
Cash/sh0.36 P/C39.22 EPS next 5Y20.00% ROE- 52W Range1.73 - 16.20 Perf YTD210.60%
Dividend- P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-2.80% ROI-11.80% 52W High-13.15% Beta1.37
Dividend %- Quick Ratio3.90 Sales past 5Y3.40% Gross Margin3.00% 52W Low713.29% ATR1.18
Employees282 Current Ratio4.10 Sales Q/Q60.80% Oper. Margin- RSI (14)64.65 Volatility9.43% 11.12%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.66 EPS Q/Q-233.80% Profit Margin- Rel Volume0.89 Prev Close15.03
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.64 EarningsMar 08 BMO Payout- Avg Volume4.64M Price14.07
Recom1.70 SMA2020.60% SMA5042.26% SMA200112.91% Volume4,117,479 Change-6.39%
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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.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Stratton Christopher AllenDirectorMay 16Option Exercise2.0860,000124,800103,150May 17 06:44 PM
Stratton Christopher AllenDirectorMay 09Option Exercise2.9660,000177,60060,000May 10 06:44 PM
strickland john noelCOOMay 06Option Exercise1.3695,750129,770437,875May 06 07:18 PM
GREGORY JAMES PDirectorJan 18Option Exercise1.2660,00075,60060,000Jan 20 04:56 PM
Carlson ChrisCFO & SecretarySep 23Option Exercise2.75100,000275,000926,076Sep 24 04:20 PM
Borgen DanDirectorSep 22Option Exercise2.7525,00068,75025,000Sep 24 06:13 PM
strickland john noelCOOSep 14Option Exercise2.7550,000137,500362,110Sep 17 05:09 PM
strickland john noelCOOAug 23Option Exercise1.75162,500285,125312,110Aug 26 04:16 PM
Phillips David LDirectorJul 15Sale9.0072,172649,548132,828Jul 26 01:45 PM
strickland john noelCOOJul 13Sale9.7125,000242,750149,610Jul 20 07:43 PM
HARVEY TIMOTHY CDirectorJul 09Sale10.3851,953539,4280Jul 12 08:47 PM
strickland john noelCOOJul 08Sale10.1060,000606,0002,500Jul 12 03:29 PM
strickland john noelCOOJul 08Sale10.1060,000606,000174,610Jul 20 07:43 PM
HARVEY TIMOTHY CDirectorJul 08Sale10.43143,4351,496,45751,953Jul 12 08:47 PM
Phillips David LDirectorJul 07Option Exercise1.67120,000200,400205,000Jul 26 01:45 PM
HARVEY TIMOTHY CDirectorJul 06Sale10.8410,000108,4400Jul 12 08:45 PM
Stratton Christopher AllenDirectorJul 02Sale11.0865,925730,4490Jul 12 12:29 PM
Cowart Benjamin PCEO and PresidentJul 01Option Exercise1.538,01312,2604,850,607Feb 04 05:21 PM
Carlson ChrisCFO & SecretaryJul 01Option Exercise1.538,01312,260826,076Jul 21 09:04 PM
HARVEY TIMOTHY CDirectorJul 01Option Exercise3.22285,000917,625212,732Jul 12 08:45 PM
strickland john noelCOOJun 29Option Exercise1.00172,110172,961234,610Jul 20 07:43 PM
Phillips David LDirectorJun 28Option Exercise2.9085,000246,35085,000Jul 07 09:02 PM