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Vertex Energy: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $5 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 2 cents per share.

The environmental services company posted revenue of $39.3 million in the period.

The company's shares closed at $1.65. A year ago, they were trading at $1.20.

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