NEW YORK, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (“Pilgrim’s” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PPC). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Pilgrim’s Pride and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On June 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that “[a] federal grand jury in U.S. District Court in Denver, Colorado, returned an indictment against four executives for their role in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chickens.” The indicted executives included Pilgrim’s Pride Chief Executive Officer Jayson Penn and former vice president Roger Austin.
On this news, Pilgrim’s Pride’s stock price fell $2.58 per share, or 12.36%, to close at $18.29 per share on June 3, 2020.
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