Vertex Energy Inc. Shares Close the Day 12.7% Lower - Daily Wrap

The company saw its shares close the day 12.7% lower than yesterday, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average.

Mar 23, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Vertex Energy Inc. Shares Close the Day 12.7% Lower - Daily Wrap
Vertex Energy Inc. shares closed today 12.7% lower than it did at the end of yesterday. The stock is currently up 93.9% year-to-date, up 187.5% over the past 12 months, and down 25.4% over the past five years. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.0%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.8%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $1.61 and as low as $1.36 this week.
  • Shares closed 6e+1% below its 52-week high and 2e+2% above its 52-week low.
  • Trading volume this week was 8.1% higher than the 10-day average and 42.1% lower than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.6.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price lags the S&P 500 Index today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price lags the Dow Jones Industrial Average today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price lags the performance of its peers in the Industrials industry sector today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Vertex Energy Inc.-12.793.9187.5-51.0284.5
Dow Jones Industrial Average-1.07.573.9-1.869.6
S&P 500 Index-0.85.374.3-1.270.3
Industrials-1.67.0-5.0-46.411.6

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 502.3%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 199.3%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Vertex Energy Inc.VTNR093.9187.5-51.0284.5
Peer AvgN/A11.115.662.7-6.768.0
Clean Harbors Inc.CLH34.511.6104.0-8.699.6
US Ecology Inc.ECOL-3.518.544.0-6.959.5
Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc.HCCI018.783.8-14.0104.8
Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc.PESI24.729.181.4-4.176.1

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