Kuznicki Law PLLC notifies investors that a class action has commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of shareholders of Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. who purchased shares, and/or sold put options between November 9, 2020 and December 8, 2021.
Reata and certain of its executives are charged with failing to disclose material information during the Class Period, violating federal securities laws.
On December 6, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released briefing documents regarding the Company’s product, bardoxolone, stating that “the FDA review team d[id] not believe the submitted data demonstrate that bardoxolone is effective in slowing the loss of kidney function in patients with AS and reducing the risk of progression to kidney failure.” On this news, shares of Reata fell $29.77, or 38%, to close at $48.92 per share on December 6, 2021, on unusually heavy trading volume.
Then, on December 8, 2021, the FDA’s Advisory Committee unanimously decided that bardoxolone was not effective based on the submitted data. On this news, shares of Reata fell $25.31, or 46%, to close at $29.11 per share on December 9, 2021, on unusually heavy trading volume.
If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement for the class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in the respective securities during the class periods. Members of the class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.
Shareholders have until February 18, 2022 to request that the court appoint them lead plaintiff.