Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Vertex Energy (VTNR) Will Post Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share

Brokerages expect that Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) will report earnings per share of ($0.06) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vertex Energy’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.04) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.08). Vertex Energy reported earnings per share of ($0.12) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 50%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 9th.

On average, analysts expect that Vertex Energy will report full-year earnings of ($0.18) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.23) to ($0.13). Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Vertex Energy.

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Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The industrial products company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.02. Vertex Energy had a negative net margin of 5.80% and a negative return on equity of 26.89%. The firm had revenue of $41.35 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $34.97 million.

Several research analysts recently commented on VTNR shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vertex Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, February 10th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vertex Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd.

NASDAQ VTNR opened at $1.14 on Friday. Vertex Energy has a one year low of $0.65 and a one year high of $1.50. The company has a current ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48.

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About Vertex Energy

Vertex Energy, Inc, an environmental services company, provides a range of services designed to aggregate, process, and recycle industrial and commercial waste systems in 13 states, primarily in the Gulf Coast and Central Midwest Region of the United States. It operates in three divisions: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery.

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