NEW YORK, — Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) from June 29, 2016through April 3, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Acuity investors under the federal securities laws.
To join the Acuity class action, go to http://rosenlegal.com/cases-1264.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. or Daniel Sadeh, Esq.toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email [email protected] or [email protected] for information on the class action.
NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE.
According to the lawsuit, defendants during the Class Period made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) known trends were negatively impacting sales of Acuity’s products; (2) Acuity’s ability to achieve profitable sales growth was overstated; and (3) as a result, defendants’ positive statements about Acuity’s current and future business and financial prospects lacked a reasonable basis. When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.
A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than March 5, 2018. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. If you wish to join the litigation, go to http://rosenlegal.com/cases-1264.html or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact Phillip Kim, Esq. or Daniel Sadeh, Esq. of Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at [email protected] or [email protected].
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