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Vertex Energy
VTNR

$1.07
0.95%
 

About: Vertex Energy Inc is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. Its operating segments are Refining and Marketing, and Black Oil and Recovery. The company generates maximum revenue from the Refining and Marketing segment. The company collects used oil from businesses such as oil change service stations, automotive repair shops, petroleum refineries, and petrochemical manufacturing operations.

Employees: 481

0
Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 3 analysts
News positive %

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

9.25% less ownership

Funds ownership: 43.3% [Q4 2023] → 34.06% (-9.25%) [Q1 2024]

15% less funds holding

Funds holding: 134 [Q4 2023] → 114 (-20) [Q1 2024]

31% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 27 | Existing positions reduced: 39

42% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $4.78M | Put options by funds: $8.24M

48% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 22 | Existing positions closed: 42

67% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $137M [Q4 2023] → $44.8M (-$92.4M) [Q1 2024]

100% less funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 1 [Q4 2023] → 0 (-1) [Q1 2024]

Research analyst outlook

3 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$2
87%
upside
Avg. target
$3.17
196%
upside
High target
$4
274%
upside

3 analyst ratings

positive
33%
neutral
67%
negative
0%
Stifel
Michael Hoffman
274%upside
$4
Hold
Maintained
22 Apr 2024
HC Wainwright & Co.
Amit Dayal
227%upside
$3.5
Buy
Maintained
29 Feb 2024
Northland Capital Markets
Donovan Schafer
87%upside
$2
Market Perform
Downgraded
24 Jan 2024

Financial journalist opinion