April 14, 2018 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) — NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2018 / Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Patterson Companies, Inc. (“Patterson” or the “Company”)
Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Patterson and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On February 12, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against certain dental supply companies, including Patterson, claiming that they had violated U.S. antitrust laws by conspiring to refuse to provide discounts to, or otherwise serve, buying groups representing dental practitioners. On this news, Patterson’s share price fell $1.71, or 5.19%, to close at $31.21 on February 13, 2018.
Then, on March 1, 2018, Patterson announce a 26% decrease in its earnings for the third quarter of 2018 and the departure of the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. On this news, Patterson’s share price fell $7.48, or 23.7%, to close at $24.11 on March 1, 2018.
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SOURCE: Pomerantz LLP
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