NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP (“Scott+Scott”), a global investor rights law firm, reminds investors that May 2, 2016 is the last day to file lead plaintiff papers in the securities lawsuit against Teekay Corporation (“Teekay” or “Company”)(NYSE:TK) and certain of its directors (collectively, “Defendants”). Teekay investors are encouraged to contact Scott+Scott at (800) 404-7770 or email email@example.com to discuss their legal rights.
Teekay was founded in 1973 as a regional shipping company and tanker operator. Today, Teekay has a diversified fleet with over $12 billion in assets and some of the world’s largest fleets in the Company’s core markets.
On December 16, 2015, Teekay issued a press release in which it announced that the Company’s “Board of Directors has approved a plan to reduce the Company’s quarterly dividend to $0.055 per share, down from $0.55 per share in the third quarter of 2015, commencing with the fourth quarter of 2015 dividend payable in February 2016.” On this news, Teekay’s share price declined 58%.
About the Lawsuit
The complaint alleges that between June 30, 2015 and December 17, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”), Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Company’s repeated assurances that it would maintain a quarterly dividend of at least $0.55 per share were baseless; (2) the Company knew, based on then-present facts, that it could not support future dividend payments in excess of $0.55 per share; (3) the cash flows from the Company’s master limited partnerships (“MLPs”) – Teekay LNG Partners LP (“TGP”) and Teekay Offshore Partners LP (“TOO”) – could not possibly sustain such high dividends; and (4) Teekay misled the market about the strength of its business and financial condition.
What You Can Do
If you purchased shares of Teekay stock, you may have legal claims against the Company. If you want to discuss filing lead plaintiff papers, or have questions about your legal rights, please contact by telephone at (800) 404-7770, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
About Scott + Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP
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