In last trading session, Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) saw 1.54 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.72. Company’s recent per share price level of $5.04 trading at -$0.21 or -4.00% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $322.81M. That closing price of VTNR’s stock is at a discount of -184.13% from its 52-week high price of $14.32 and is indicating a premium of 83.53% from its 52-week low price of $0.83. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 1.76 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 2.26 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 1.70. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 0 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 4 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.01 in the current quarter.
Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -4.00%, in the last five days VTNR remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Thursday, 01/13/22 when the stock touched $5.04 price level, adding 7.35% to its value on the day. Vertex Energy Inc.’s shares saw a change of 11.26% in year-to-date performance and have moved 1.41% in past 5-day. Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR) showed a performance of 20.00% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 11.21 million shares which calculate 4.68 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $17.50 to the stock, which implies a rise of 71.2% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $13.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $25.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -396.03% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -157.94% for stock’s current value.
Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Vertex Energy Inc. is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -38.61% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 77.94% while that of industry is -10.10. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 107.70% in the current quarter and calculating -1,600.00% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 34.50% from the last financial year’s standing.
2 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $29.37 million for the same. And 1 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $490.34 million in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2022.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 4.60% during past 5 years. In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around -142.10% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 20.00%.
Vertex Energy Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report on November 09 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Vertex Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 26.93% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 26.27 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 35.95%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 26.27% institutions for Vertex Energy Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Trellus Management Company, LLC is the top institutional holder at VTNR for having 2.23 million shares of worth $11.66 million. And as of Sep 29, 2021, it was holding 3.52% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Millennium Management LLC, which was holding about 2.2 million shares on Sep 29, 2021. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 3.47% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $11.51 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Sep 29, 2021, the former fund manager was holding 1.07 million shares of worth $5.62 million or 1.70% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 0.58 million shares on Sep 29, 2021, making its stake of worth around $3.04 million in the company or a holder of 0.92% of company’s stock.