Press coverage about Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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 media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.5186882582018 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR) traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $0.88. 79,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 64,367. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. Vertex Energy has a 1-year low of $0.65 and a 1-year high of $1.80.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on VTNR. Roth Capital set a $1.00 price objective on shares of Vertex Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vertex Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vertex Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th.
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About Vertex Energy
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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