NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of XBiotech Inc. ("XBiotech" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: XBIT). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Xbiotech and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On April 20, 2017, XBiotech announced that the European Medicines Agency rendered a negative trend vote after meeting with the Company to discuss its marketing authorization application ("MAA") for XBiotech's candidate antibody for the treatment of colorectal cancer. The negative trend vote indicates that it is unlikely that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use will vote in favor of the MAA at its formal decision vote scheduled for May. XBiotech advised investors that the key outstanding issues relate to clinical relevance of the therapy in the indication and quality assurance.
On this news, XBiotech's share price has fallen as much as $7.22, or 42.42%, during intraday trading on April 21, 2017.
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