Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of DermTech, Inc. (DMTK) on Behalf of Investors
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP ("GPM"), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of DermTech, Inc. ("DermTech" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DMTK) investors concerning the Company's possible violations of the federal securities laws.
If you suffered a loss on your DermTech investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at www.glancylaw.com/cases/DermTech-Inc/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at [email protected] to learn more about your rights.
On August 8, 2022, DermTech disclosed that it was reducing its full-year 2022 outlook to reflect a lower average selling price (ASP) for the Company's DermTech Melanoma Test (DMT). The Company claimed that "[t]he ASP pressure is primarily the result of Medicare billing code edits, which are expected to be improved in the coming quarters, as well as less favorable collection patterns from commercial payors."
On this news, DermTech's stock price fell $2.87, or 34%, to close at $5.56 per hare on August 9, 2022, thereby injuring investors.
On November 3, 2022, DermTech disclosed that "[w]e achieved meaningful year-over-year billable sample volume growth, but sequential growth was flat due to headwinds caused by limited commercial payer coverage." The Company further disclosed that growth in utilization of DMT with certain customers "is tempered because of typical payor tactics to impede our adoption momentum" and that as a result "we expect to finish 2022 below our previous guidance range."
On this news, DermTech's stock price fell $1.34, or 44.7%, to close at $1.66 per share on November 4, 2022, thereby injuring investors further.
Whistleblower Notice: Persons with non-public information regarding DermTech should consider their options to aid the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower Program. Under the program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224 or email [email protected].
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