Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) open the trading on February 22, 2021, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -7.08% to $1.97. During the day, the stock rose to $2.10 and sunk to $1.97 before settling in for the price of $2.12 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VTNR posted a 52-week range of $0.40-$3.14.
It was noted that the giant of the Energy sector posted annual sales growth of -8.80% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -3.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -23.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $45.56 million, simultaneously with a float of $30.32 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $81.30 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $1.3169, while the 200-day Moving Average is $0.7724.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 255 workers. It has generated 726,069 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -32,569. The stock had 15.29 Receivables turnover and 1.59 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +13.10, operating margin was -1.70 and Pretax Margin of -3.36.
Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry. Vertex Energy Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 6.10%, in contrast to 14.60% institutional ownership.
Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 9/29/2020 suggests? It has posted -$0.1 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at -$0.15) by $0.05. This company achieved a net margin of -4.49 while generating a return on equity of -15.33. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0 per share during the current fiscal year.
Vertex Energy Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -23.00% and is forecasted to reach -0.04 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 20.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -3.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.29. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.59. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 35.35.
In the same vein, VTNR’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.56, a figure that is expected to reach -0.08 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.04 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR)
[Vertex Energy Inc., VTNR] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 14.98% While, its Average True Range was 0.2678.
Raw Stochastic average of Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 57.29%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 18.56% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 137.13% that was higher than 132.87% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.