LIVENT CORPORATION SHAREHOLDERS HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO RECOVER THEIR INVESTMENT LOSSES
Bernstein Liebhard LLP announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased the common stock of Livent Corporation in connection with the October 12, 2018 initial public offering (“IPO”). The lawsuit seeks to recover Livent Corporation shareholders’ investment losses.
If you purchased shares of Livent in connection with the IPO and would like to join the action, please click “Join Class Action” above.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, announced that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased or acquired the securities of the Livent Corporation. (“Livent” “LTHM” or the “Company) (NYSE: LTHM) pursuant to or traceable to Livent’s initial public offering on or around October 12, 2018. The complaint alleges that Defendants violated the Securities Act of 1933.
According to the lawsuit, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements in the Offering Documents relating to the IPO, including failing to disclose that: (i) a supply contract with Nemaska Lithium Inc. had been terminated; (ii) the Company would be forced to fulfill its customer contracts using alternative vendors at reduced revenues and lower margins; (iii) the Company had a long-standing contract to supply lithium hydroxide to a customer at a much lower price than any of Livent’s existing contracts; (iv) the Company’s margins were squeezed due to the Customer’s increased orders; and (v) as a result of the foregoing, Defendant’s positive statements about Livent’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
On February 11, 2019, Livent released its fourth quarter 2018 financial results that missed top line sales targets, citing difficulties negotiating contracts with existing customers. On this news, Livent’s share price fell $0.57, over 4% to close at $12.55 per share on February 12, 2019.
On May 8, 2019, Livent announced disappointing financial results for first quarter 2019, citing further customer issues. On this news, the Company’s share price fell $1.70, nearly 16% to close at $9.03 per share on May 8, 2019.
If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff in the Livent securities class action, you must move the court no later than July 22, 2019. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. Your ability to share in any recovery does not require that you serve as lead plaintiff. If you take no action, you may remain an absent class member.
If you are interested in discussing your rights as a Livent Corporation investor or have information relating to this matter, please contact Matthew E. Guarnero at (877) 779-1414 or MGuarnero@bernlieb.com.
Since 1993, Bernstein Liebhard LLP has recovered over $3.5 billion for its clients. In addition to representing individual investors, the Firm has been retained by some of the largest public and private pension funds in the country to monitor their assets and pursue litigation on their behalf. As a result of its success litigating hundreds of lawsuits and class actions, the Firm has been named to The National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” thirteen times and listed in The Legal 500 for ten consecutive years.
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