INVESTOR ALERT: Investigation of Forest Oil Corporation Announced by Law
Offices of Howard G. Smith
BENSALEM, Pa. -- March 3, 2014
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential
claims on behalf of investors of Forest Oil Corporation (“Forest Oil” or the
“Company") (NYSE:FST) concerning possible violations of federal securities
laws. The investigation focuses on certain statements issued by Forest Oil
concerning the Company’s financial performance and prospects.
Forest Oil is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition,
exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and natural gas
liquids, primarily in North America. The investigation is related to the
Company’s January 25, 2014, announcement of disappointing fourth quarter and
year-end 2013 financial results. Among other things, the Company reported a
decrease in total revenues – down from their year-ago level of $154.9 million
to $88.49 million for 2013 – and a decrease of estimated proved reserves to
625 billion cubic feet – down from 1,363 billion cubic feet at December 31,
2012, as a result of 800 billion cubic feet of asset divestitures in 2013.
Following this news, the price of Forest Oil shares dropped approximately 38%,
to a closing price of $2.01 per share on February 26, 2013.
If you purchased Forest oil shares between October 3, 2013 and February 26,
2014, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims,
or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or
interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith,
Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112,
Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, Toll Free at
(888) 638-4847, or by email to email@example.com, or visit our
website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Howard G. Smith, Esquire
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