Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vertex Energy (VTNR) Stock Price

Media headlines about Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vertex Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.3214532640588 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Vertex Energy (NASDAQ VTNR) traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $0.90. 51,300 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 64,233. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.58, a P/E ratio of -1.76 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.79 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.

VTNR has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vertex Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. ValuEngine raised 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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