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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
VTNR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. VTNR: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VTNR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.24  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.43
-21.24
0.7
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.33
Beneish M-Score: -1.99
WACC vs ROIC
11.95%
-10.69%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -4.63
VTNR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. VTNR: -4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VTNR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.31  Med: -0.56 Max: 4.35
Current: -4.63
-10.31
4.35
Net Margin % -4.84
VTNR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. VTNR: -4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VTNR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.32  Med: -0.56 Max: 5.24
Current: -4.84
-15.32
5.24
ROE % -44.26
VTNR's ROE % is ranked lower than
92% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. VTNR: -44.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VTNR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.78  Med: 6.51 Max: 96.9
Current: -44.26
-102.78
96.9
ROA % -6.78
VTNR's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. VTNR: -6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VTNR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.39  Med: -4.51 Max: 46.27
Current: -6.78
-84.39
46.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -5.59
VTNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. VTNR: -5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VTNR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1041.03  Med: -4.65 Max: 428.89
Current: -5.59
-1041.03
428.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -26.30
VTNR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. VTNR: -26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VTNR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -77.5 Max: 415.1
Current: -26.3
0
415.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -27.90
VTNR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VTNR: -27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VTNR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.3  Med: -45.25 Max: 292
Current: -27.9
-77.3
292
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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management    NAICS: 562219    SIC: 4953
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Traded in other countries:5VE.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Vertex Energy Inc is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. The Company's operating business segments are Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery.

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 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.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 2.41
VTNR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. VTNR: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VTNR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.35 Max: 208.33
Current: 2.41
0.57
208.33
PS Ratio 0.28
VTNR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. VTNR: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VTNR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.35 Max: 6933.33
Current: 0.28
0.03
6933.33
EV-to-EBITDA 15.17
VTNR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. VTNR: 15.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VTNR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.5  Med: 6.2 Max: 138.2
Current: 15.17
-21.5
138.2
Current Ratio 1.36
VTNR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. VTNR: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VTNR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.01 Max: 21.32
Current: 1.36
0.02
21.32
Quick Ratio 0.92
VTNR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. VTNR: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VTNR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.68 Max: 21.32
Current: 0.92
0.01
21.32
Days Inventory 15.71
VTNR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 26.61 vs. VTNR: 15.71 )
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: 15.71
3.55
23.3
Days Sales Outstanding 21.58
VTNR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 63.16 vs. VTNR: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VTNR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 18.08 Max: 40.76
Current: 21.58
9.31
40.76

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.10
VTNR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. VTNR: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VTNR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -156.8  Med: -40.15 Max: 0
Current: -16.1
-156.8
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
VTNR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VTNR: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VTNR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.05 Max: 2540
Current: 0.79
0.1
2540
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.80
VTNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. VTNR: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VTNR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5919.2  Med: 3.9 Max: 15286.7
Current: -4.8
-5919.2
15286.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $118.72
EPS (TTM) $ -0.55
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float5.90%
52-Week Range $0.90 - 1.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 136 142
EPS ($) -0.19 -0.05
EPS without NRI ($) -0.19 -0.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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