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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
VTNR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. VTNR: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 51.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.40
VTNR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VTNR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -21.24  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.4
-21.24
0.7
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.79
M-Score: -2.62
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 (%) -7.57
VTNR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. VTNR: -7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19895.74  Med: -22.51 Max: 4.35
Current: -7.57
-19895.74
4.35
Net-margin (%) -9.38
VTNR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. VTNR: -9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26550  Med: -1.86 Max: 11.4
Current: -9.38
-26550
11.4
ROE (%) -43.13
VTNR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. VTNR: -43.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -383.64  Med: -11.58 Max: 96.9
Current: -43.13
-383.64
96.9
ROA (%) -19.79
VTNR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. VTNR: -19.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -208.44  Med: -7.82 Max: 4745.45
Current: -19.79
-208.44
4745.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -25.52
VTNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. VTNR: -25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2782.57  Med: -99.86 Max: 428.89
Current: -25.52
-2782.57
428.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
VTNR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 113 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 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
94% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. VTNR: -47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.6  Med: -44.50 Max: 91
Current: -47.7
-77.6
91
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Forward P/E 8.08
VTNR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. VTNR: 8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 1.17
VTNR's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. VTNR: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VTNR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.72 Max: 125
Current: 1.17
0.38
125
P/S 0.20
VTNR's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VTNR: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VTNR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.36 Max: 4700
Current: 0.2
0.02
4700
EV-to-EBIT -6.65
VTNR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
218% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. VTNR: -6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VTNR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 3.65 Max: 126.2
Current: -6.65
-18.5
126.2
Shiller P/E 39.63
VTNR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 29.60 vs. VTNR: 39.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.69  Med: 59.93 Max: 259.09
Current: 39.63
24.69
259.09
Current Ratio 0.41
VTNR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VTNR: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.05 Max: 21.32
Current: 0.41
0.02
21.32
Quick Ratio 0.25
VTNR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VTNR: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.64 Max: 21.32
Current: 0.25
0.01
21.32
Days Inventory 20.44
VTNR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.62 vs. VTNR: 20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.55  Med: 22.34 Max: 973.33
Current: 20.44
3.55
973.33
Days Sales Outstanding 17.36
VTNR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 64.36 vs. VTNR: 17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.75  Med: 18.09 Max: 346.75
Current: 17.36
3.75
346.75

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.31
VTNR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VTNR: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.69  Med: 7.39 Max: 72.67
Current: 2.31
1.69
72.67
Price/Projected FCF 3.08
VTNR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VTNR: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.49 Max: 15.13
Current: 3.08
2.01
15.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.57
VTNR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VTNR: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.05 Max: 2540
Current: 0.57
0.06
2540
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.00
VTNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VTNR: -15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VTNR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.70 Max: 14906.9
Current: -15
0.8
14906.9

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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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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