NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2020 / The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders in the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders who purchased shares in the following companies during the dates listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.
United States Oil Fund, LP (NYSE:USO)
The Lawsuit is on behalf of shareholders of United States Oil Fund, LP, who purchased shares between March 19, 2020 and April 28, 2020 and/or pursuant or otherwise traceable to the Fund's March 19, 2020 registration statement.
A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in United States Oil Fund, LP. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) unbeknownst to investors, extraordinary market conditions in early 2020 made USO's purported investment objective and strategy unfeasible; (2) as excess oil supply increased and oil prices plummeted, the facilities available for storage in Cushing approached capacity, causing a "super contango" in which the futures prices for oil substantially exceeded the spot price; (3) instead of revealing the known impacts and risks to the Fund, USO held an offering of billions of dollars of USO shares in March 2020; and (4) as a result USO suffered billions of dollars in losses and was forced to abandon its investment strategy.
Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/united-states-oil-fund-lp-loss-submission-form/?id=8648&from=1
Velocity Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VEL)
This lawsuit is on behalf of investors who purchased VEL stocks pursuant and/or traceable to the Registration Statement and Prospectus, as amended, issued in connection with Velocity's January 2020 initial public offering.
A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Velocity Financial, Inc. According to the filed complaint, defendants failed to disclose that, at the time of Velocity's initial public offering (the "IPO"), the Company's non-performing loans had dramatically increased in size from the figures provided in the Registration Statement and Prospectus that Velocity had issued in connection with the IPO. Further, defendants failed to provide any information to investors regarding the potential impact of the novel coronavirus on Velocity's business and operations, despite the fact that the international spread of the virus had already been confirmed at the time of the IPO. The failure to disclose the substantial and growing proportion of the Company's loans that were non-performing and/or on non-accrual status as of the IPO rendered the statements contained in the Registration Statement and Prospectus regarding the quality of the Company's loan portfolio and underwriting practices materially misleading.
Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/velocity-financial-inc-loss-submission-form/?id=8648&from=1
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)
Investors Affected: October 23, 2015 - June 12, 2020
A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Cabot had inadequate environmental controls and procedures and/or failed to properly mitigate known issues related to those controls and procedures; (ii) as a result, Cabot, among other issues, failed to fix faulty gas wells, thereby polluting Pennsylvania's water supplies through stray gas migration; (iii) the foregoing was foreseeably likely to subject Cabot to increased governmental scrutiny and enforcement, as well as increased reputational and financial harm; (iv) Cabot continually downplayed its potential civil and/or criminal liabilities with respect to such environmental matters; and (v) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/cabot-oil-gas-corporation-loss-submission-form/?id=8648&from=1
The Gross Law Firm is committed to ensuring that companies adhere to responsible business practices and engage in good corporate citizenship. The firm seeks recovery on behalf of investors who incurred losses when false and/or misleading statements or the omission of material information by a Company lead to artificial inflation of the Company's stock. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.
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