An investigation on behalf of current long term investors in Rocket Fuel Inc (NASDAQ:FUEL) shares over possible breaches of fiduciary duty by certain officers and directors was announced and NASDAQ:FUEL stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/30/2014 -- The Shareholders Foundation announces that an investigation on behalf of current long-term investors in shares of Rocket Fuel Inc (NASDAQ:FUEL) was launched concerning potential breaches of fiduciary duties by certain directors and officers of Rocket Fuel.
Investors who are current long term investors in Rocket Fuel Inc (NASDAQ:FUEL) shares, have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.
The investigation by a law firm for current long term investors in NASDAQ:FUEL stocks follows a lawsuit filed recently against Rocket Fuel Inc over alleged securities laws violations. The investigation on behalf of current long term investors in NASDAQ:FUEL stocks, concerns whether certain Rocket Fuel officers and directors are liable in connection with the allegations made in that lawsuit.
According to that complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California the plaintiff alleges that that Rocket Fuel allegedly failed to inform investors that defendants' alleged misrepresentations between September 20, 2013 and August 5, 2014concerning the Company's then financial and business condition, including its forecasted financial and business condition as alleged herein, were each allegedly materially false and misleading when made because defendants knew, or were reckless in not knowing, that a large percentage of the ads Rocket Fuel Inc brokered were being "viewed" by automated fraudulent computer programs, rather than real people, such that the Company's operations and financial performance were in jeopardy, that between September 20, 2013 and August 5, 2014, Rocket Fuel's revenue growth was negatively impacted due to its inability to identify and eliminate bot traffic for its customers, that no later than the beginning of February 2014, the Company knew that it would miss Wall Street consensus estimates for the quarter due to, among other things, customer concern about inventory quality, and that the Secondary Offering was designed to enable Company insiders to unload their shares at artificially inflated prices.
On August 5, 2014, Rocket Fuel Inc announced its second quarter 2014 financial results. Among other things, Rocket Fuel Inc lowered its full year guidance. Rocket Fuel Inc announced that it expected 2014 revenue of $403 million to $427 million, down from its forecast of $420 million to $435 million. Shares of Rocket Fuel Inc (NASDAQ:FUEL) declined from $26.84 per share on August 5, 2014, to $16.50 per share on August 8, 2014 and continued to decline to as low as $14.29 per share on August 22, 2014.
On September 26, 2014, NASDAQ:FUEL shares closed at $15.46 per share.
Those who purchased shares of Rocket Fuel Inc (NASDAQ:FUEL) have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
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