News stories about Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vertex Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.5865479780332 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Vertex Energy (VTNR) opened at 0.985 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $31.67 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $1.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $1.12. Vertex Energy has a 52-week low of $0.90 and a 52-week high of $1.80.

Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $36.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32 million. Vertex Energy had a negative return on equity of 23.10% and a negative net margin of 6.49%. Equities analysts predict that Vertex Energy will post ($0.29) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

VTNR has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Vertex Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. ValuEngine raised Vertex Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

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Vertex Energy Company Profile

Vertex Energy, Inc is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. The Company focuses on recycling used motor oil and other petroleum by-products. The Company’s segments include the Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery divisions.

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