Vertex Energy, Inc.
Index- P/E- EPS (ttm)-0.72 Insider Own2.60% Shs Outstand63.37M Perf Week-47.18%
Market Cap532.97M Forward P/E2.48 EPS next Y2.94 Insider Trans-12.66% Shs Float60.74M Perf Month-25.89%
Income-44.40M PEG- EPS next Q0.98 Inst Own35.50% Short Float26.02% Perf Quarter-38.66%
Sales131.00M P/S4.07 EPS this Y-5.70% Inst Trans14.92% Short Ratio2.97 Perf Half Y48.98%
Book/sh1.61 P/B4.53 EPS next Y8.16% ROA-10.20% Target Price17.00 Perf Year-14.52%
Cash/sh0.33 P/C22.12 EPS next 5Y20.00% ROE-46.10% 52W Range3.30 - 18.10 Perf YTD61.15%
Dividend- P/FCF61.97 EPS past 5Y-2.80% ROI-11.80% 52W High-60.88% Beta1.73
Dividend %- Quick Ratio3.90 Sales past 5Y3.40% Gross Margin3.00% 52W Low114.54% ATR1.23
Employees282 Current Ratio4.10 Sales Q/Q60.80% Oper. Margin-8.50% RSI (14)32.02 Volatility13.50% 9.28%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.66 EPS Q/Q-233.80% Profit Margin-16.00% Rel Volume0.84 Prev Close7.30
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.64 EarningsAug 09 BMO Payout- Avg Volume5.32M Price7.08
Recom1.60 SMA20-37.96% SMA50-42.12% SMA200-14.65% Volume2,309,974 Change-3.01%
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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
Cowart Benjamin PCEO and PresidentJul 20Sale11.3371,132805,926476,252Jul 20 05:24 PM
Cowart Benjamin PCEO and PresidentJul 12Sale10.3871,133738,361547,384Jul 14 07:08 PM
Phillips David LDirectorJun 03Sale16.3399,6211,626,8110Jun 07 08:22 PM
Phillips David LDirectorJun 02Sale15.5033,207514,70896,621Jun 07 08:22 PM
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