NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders interested in serving as lead plaintiff have until the deadlines listed to petition the court and further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. There is no cost or obligation to you.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQGS: PSMT)
Class Period: October 26, 2017 – October 25, 2018
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: July 22, 2019
Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/pricesmart-inc-loss-form?wire=3
The lawsuit alleges: PriceSmart, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements throughout the class period and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Company’s omni-channel business strategy had failed to reach key operating goals; (2) the Company’s South America distribution strategy had failed to realize key cost saving goals; (3) the Company had invested Trinidad and Tobago dollars into certificates of deposits with financial institutions; (4) that these investments had been improperly classified as cash and cash equivalents; (5) the relevant corrections would materially impact financial statements; (6) there was a material weakness in the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting; (7) increasing competition negatively impacted the Company’s revenue and profitability; and (8) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
To learn more about the PriceSmart, Inc. class action contact [email protected].
Metro Bank PLC (OTCMKTS: MBNKF)
Class Period: March 6, 2018 – May 1, 2019
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: July 29, 2019
Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/metro-bank-plc-loss-form?wire=3
The lawsuit alleges: Metro Bank PLC made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Metro Bank misclassified the risk terms of many of its loans; (2) accordingly, Metro Bank failed to maintain sufficient capital; (3) this conduct would lead to investigations by the PRA and FCA; (4) this conduct would also lead to the reduction of deposits at Metro Bank from larger commercial and partnership clients; and (5) as a result, Defendants’ public statements were materially false and/or misleading at all relevant times.
To learn more about the Metro Bank PLC class action contact [email protected].
EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT)
Class Period: June 19, 2017 – October 24, 2018
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: August 26, 2019
Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/eqt-corporation-loss-form?wire=3
The lawsuit alleges that, during the class period, EQT Corporation made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) land acquired by the Rice Energy merger was not contiguous with the Company’s previously held acreage, which reduced the purported synergy benefits; (2) the purported longer lateral wells were not feasible because of intervening third-party parcels or prior drilling by EQT, Rice, or third parties; and (3) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
To learn more about the EQT Corporation class action contact [email protected].
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (OTCMKTS: RBGLY)
Class Period: On behalf of all purchasers of Reckitt American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) from July 28, 2014 through April 9, 2019
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 13, 2019
Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/reckitt-benckiser-group-plc-loss-form?wire=3
The lawsuit alleges: Reckitt Benckiser Group plc made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) defendants had engaged in a scheme to artificially inflate the sales of Suboxone Film by more than $3 billion by falsely touting the drug’s purportedly superior efficacy and safety as compared to tablets; (b) contrary to defendants’ public statements, the FDA and internal Company documents had concluded that Suboxone Film posed a potentially greater risk of abuse and child endangerment than other available treatments; (c) defendants had fabricated a safety scare involving Suboxone Tablets in order to unlawfully delay and prevent generic competition; (d) defendants had engaged in a massive marketing campaign that had misrepresented the purported benefits of Suboxone Film as compared to Suboxone Tablets to doctors, healthcare providers, government regulators and investors; (e) defendants had encouraged Suboxone sales through medical providers that they knew were overprescribing the drug, facilitating the drug’s abuse and/or prescribing it in a careless and clinically unwarranted manner, often to hundreds of individuals at a time; (f) as a result of (a)-(e) above, Reckitt’s revenues, net income an d earnings were artificially inflated and the product of illicit business practices; and (g) as a result of (a)-(f) above, Reckitt and Reckitt Pharma were exposed to extraordinary undisclosed legal and reputational risks that could result in billions of dollars in fines, lost business and legal judgments or other monetary penalties.
To learn more about the Reckitt Benckiser Group plc class action contact [email protected].
You have until the lead plaintiff deadlines to request the court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.
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