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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
VTNR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. VTNR: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VTNR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 29.57 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.42
VTNR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. VTNR: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VTNR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.24  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.42
-21.24
0.7
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.25
M-Score: -4.24
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -12.08
VTNR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. VTNR: -12.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VTNR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19895.74  Med: 0.61 Max: 4.35
Current: -12.08
-19895.74
4.35
Net-margin (%) -16.41
VTNR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. VTNR: -16.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VTNR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26550  Med: 0.78 Max: 5.24
Current: -16.41
-26550
5.24
ROE (%) -59.56
VTNR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. VTNR: -59.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VTNR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -383.64  Med: 6.51 Max: 96.9
Current: -59.56
-383.64
96.9
ROA (%) -25.32
VTNR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VTNR: -25.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VTNR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.88  Med: -5.12 Max: 46.27
Current: -25.32
-107.88
46.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -35.11
VTNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. VTNR: -35.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VTNR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1041.03  Med: -20.20 Max: 428.89
Current: -35.11
-1041.03
428.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
VTNR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VTNR: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VTNR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -90.70 Max: 406.3
Current: 13.5
0
406.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -47.70
VTNR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. VTNR: -47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VTNR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.6  Med: -44.50 Max: 91
Current: -47.7
-77.6
91
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 8.54
VTNR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. VTNR: 8.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 1.06
VTNR's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. VTNR: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VTNR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.57 Max: 125
Current: 1.06
0.38
125
P/S 0.24
VTNR's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. VTNR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VTNR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.34 Max: 4700
Current: 0.24
0.02
4700
PFCF 165.00
VTNR's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. VTNR: 165.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VTNR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 19.43 Max: 378
Current: 165
0.57
378
POCF 14.99
VTNR's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. VTNR: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VTNR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 14.39 Max: 125
Current: 14.99
0.4
125
Current Ratio 0.99
VTNR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VTNR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VTNR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.05 Max: 21.32
Current: 0.99
0.02
21.32
Quick Ratio 0.79
VTNR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VTNR: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VTNR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.66 Max: 21.32
Current: 0.79
0.01
21.32
Days Inventory 22.78
VTNR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.28 vs. VTNR: 22.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VTNR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 18.06 Max: 23.3
Current: 22.78
3.55
23.3
Days Sales Outstanding 15.28
VTNR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 68.27 vs. VTNR: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VTNR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 18.75 Max: 50.48
Current: 15.28
9.31
50.48

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.17
VTNR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. VTNR: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VTNR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 6.96 Max: 72.67
Current: 2.17
1.69
72.67
Price/Projected FCF 3.60
VTNR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VTNR: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VTNR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.79 Max: 15.13
Current: 3.6
2.01
15.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
VTNR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. VTNR: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VTNR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.04 Max: 2540
Current: 0.72
0.06
2540
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -31.38
VTNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VTNR: -31.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VTNR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.67  Med: 10.10 Max: 15286.7
Current: -31.38
-30.67
15286.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $189
EPS $ -1.17
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float5.94%
52-Week Range $0.63 - 3.71
Shares Outstanding(Mil)28.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 157 166 398
EPS($) -0.92 -0.16 0.60
EPS without NRI($) -0.92 -0.16 0.60

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
Compare:WM, RSG, SRCL, CLH, UMICY » details
Traded in other countries:5VE.Germany,
Vertex Energy Inc was formed as a Nevada corporation on May 14, 2008. The Company is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. The Company is engaged in operations across the entire petroleum recycling value chain including collection, aggregation, transportation, storage, re-refinement, and sales of aggregated feedstock and re-refined products to end users. The Company operates in three divisions Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery. Its Black Oil division is engaged in operations across the entire used motor oil recycling value chain including collection, aggregation, transportation, storage, refinement, and sales of aggregated feedstock and re-refined products to end users. The Company collects and purchase used oil directly from generators such as oil change service stations, automotive repair shops, manufacturing facilities, petroleum refineries, and petrochemical manufacturing operations. The Refining and Marketing division is engaged in the aggregation of feedstock, re-refining it into higher value end products, and selling these products to the customers, as well as related transportation and storage activities. The Recovery division is a generator solutions company for the proper recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams. The Recovery division also provides industrial dismantling, demolition, decommissioning, investment recovery and marine salvage services in industrial facilities. The Company provides the services in 13 states, primarily in the Gulf Coast and Central Midwest regions of the United States. The Company conducts business with a number of used oil generators, as well as a large network of suppliers that collect used oil from used oil generators. The Company's competitors includes: Safety-Kleen, Inc., Rio Energy, Inc., Heckmann Corporation, Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. and FCC Environmental. The Company's operations are regulated by federal, state, county and, in some jurisdictions, city regulations.
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