NYCB INVESTOR DEADLINE: Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announces that New York Community Bancorp, Inc. Investors with Substantial Losses Have Opportunity to Lead Class Action Lawsuit
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announces that purchasers or acquirers of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) securities between March 1, 2023 and January 30, 2024, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"), have until April 8, 2024 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff of the New York Community Bancorp class action lawsuit. Captioned Lemm v. New York Community Bancorp, Inc., No. 24-cv-00903 (E.D.N.Y.), the New York Community Bancorp class action lawsuit charges New York Community Bancorp and certain of New York Community Bancorp's top executives with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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CASE ALLEGATIONS: On March 20, 2023, New York Community Bancorp entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement to acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Signature Bridge Bank, N.A.
The New York Community Bancorp class action lawsuit alleges that defendants throughout the Class Period made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) New York Community Bancorp was experiencing higher net charge-offs and deterioration in its office portfolio; (ii) as a result, New York Community Bancorp was reasonably likely to incur higher loan losses; (iii) as a result of the above and New York Community Bancorp's status as a Category IV bank, New York Community Bancorp was reasonably likely to increase the allowance for credit losses; (iv) New York Community Bancorp's financial results would be adversely affected; and (v) to preserve capital, New York Community Bancorp would reduce its quarterly common dividend to $0.05 per common share.
The New York Community Bancorp class action lawsuit further alleges that on January 31, 2024, New York Community Bancorp reported a fourth quarter net loss of $252 million due to "a $552 million provision for loan losses," which was "primarily attributable to higher net charge-offs" and "a significant increase in the ACL [allowance for credit losses]" coverage ratio. New York Community Bancorp further disclosed that it would cut its quarterly dividend to $0.05 per common share, explaining that these actions were "necessary enhancements" after New York Community Bancorp "crossed th[e] important threshold [of becoming a $100 billion bank] sooner than anticipated as a result of the Signature transaction," the complaint further alleges. On this news, the price of New York Community Bancorp stock fell nearly 38%, according to the complaint.
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