VERTEX ENERGY INVESTOR ALERT: Kaplan Fox & Kilshiemer LLP Notifies Vertex Energy Investors of a Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline

NEW YORK, March 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer, LLP reminds investors that a complaint has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Vertex Energy, Inc. (“Vertex” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: VTNR) between April 1, 2022 and August 8, 2022, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

If you acquired Vertex securities during the Class Period and would like to discuss this case, please click here. Or, you may contact us by emailing or calling (646) 315-9003.

If you are a member of the proposed Class, you may move the court no later than May 2, 2023 to serve as a lead plaintiff for the purported class.  If you have losses, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about the lead plaintiff process.

On April 1, 2022, the start of the Class Period, Vertex completed the purchase of an oil refinery located in Mobile, Alabama.

On August 9, 2022, before the market opened, Vertex filed with the SEC a Form 8-K that included its second quarter 2022 earnings release and held an earnings conference call. According to the complaint, in the earnings release and on the call, Vertex disclosed massive losses incurred at its Mobile refinery during the second quarter of 2022. Vertex also announced a net loss for the Company of $63.8 million and withdrew its financial guidance for the remainder of fiscal year 2022 and fiscal year 2023.

On this news, the price of Vertex common stock declined by $6.18 per share, or 44%, on August 9, 2022, on high trading volume.

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