Alert: Rating Downgrade (5/28/21)-Vertex Energy Inc (NASDAQ: VTNR).


Stock Rating Downgrade

In the last week the Value Trend Rating for Vertex Energy Inc (NASDAQ: VTNR) weakened from B to C reflecting eroding fundamentals and low Appreciation Potential.


Recent Price Action

On 5/28/21, Vertex Energy Inc (NASDAQ: VTNR) stock enjoyed a major increase of 95.7%, closing at $7.81. Moreover, this advance was accompanied by exceptionally high trading volume at 2116% of normal. The stock has risen 326.8% during the last week and has been exceptionally strong relative to the market over the last nine months.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to be above the cost of capital, VTNR is expected to be a major Value Builder.

Vertex Energy has a current Value Trend Rating of C (Neutral). The Value Trend Rating reflects very contradictory signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Vertex Energy has a very low Appreciation Score of 13 but a very high Power Rating of 90, producing the Neutral Value Trend Rating.

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During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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