NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of buyers of Penumbra, Inc. (“Penumbra” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PEN). These buyers are advised to call Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation considerations whether or not Penumbra and particular of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful organization tactics.
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On September 14, 2020, the Basis for Economical Journalism (the “FFJ”) printed an short article increasing severe thoughts about the security profile of the Firm’s Jet 7 Xtra Flex catheter, a flagship item. The FFJ mentioned that considering that the product’s introduction in mid-2019, a U.S. Food stuff and Drug Administration database had recorded 12 fatalities connected with the product’s use. On this information, Penumbra’s inventory cost fell by almost 3%, from $199.43 for every share on September 13, 2020 to $193.66 for every share on September 14, 2020, a decline of $5.77 for every share.
On November 9, 2020, Quintessential Money Administration (“QCM”) produced a presentation, entitled “Penumbra and Its Killer Catheter,” detailing injuries and fatalities ensuing from Jet 7 Xtra Flex malfunctions, and highlighting that Penumbra had not issued any observe to U.S. health care suppliers about the device’s basic safety difficulties until finally additional than a month soon after the Company’s Japanese distributor despatched out a warning, and far more than 9 months right after the initially individual died from the product’s malfunction. QCM accused Penumbra of a “seemingly blatant disregard for patients’ lives” and effectively “blaming medical doctors” for the devices’ style and design problems. On November 23, 2020, the Journal of NeuroInterventional Operation published an report presenting the scenarios of a few sufferers who experienced as a result of Jet 7 Xtra Flex device malfunctions, together with two fatalities. As news of the journal report circulated in excess of the adhering to two times, Penumbra’s stock cost fell from $254.71 on November 23, 2020 to $224.12 on November 25, 2020, a decrease of about 12%.
On December 8, 2020, QCM issued an additional report reiterating its prior assertions and disclosing added information about the Jet 7 Xtra Flex’s basic safety troubles. Among other issues, QCM’s second report questioned the validity and independence of the scientific exploration supporting the Jet 7 Xtra Flex’s basic safety, and accused the Firm of working with a bogus author to publish scientific tests pertaining to the purported safety and efficacy of its merchandise. In reaction, Penumbra’s inventory selling price fell by 9%, from $224.02 per share on December 7, 2020 to $204.07 for each share on December 8, 2020, a decline of $19.95 for every share.
Last but not least, on December 15, 2020, immediately after the market place shut, the Enterprise issued a press release announcing that it was issuing an “urgent” recall of the Jet 7 Xtra Flex because the catheter “might develop into prone to distal suggestion destruction throughout use” which could lead to harm or loss of life. On a convention contact held the exact same working day, the Firm’s CEO acknowledged that the product’s style “ma[de] the catheter vulnerable to failure in specified situations” and that the Company’s “ways to make certain the safe use of the item . . . ended up not in a position to totally handle the hazards.” In response, Penumbra’s stock value fell by 7%, from $188.82 per share on December 15, 2020 to $174.98 for every share on December 16, 2020, a decrease of $13.84 for each share.
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Robert S. Willoughby
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