CLASS ACTION UPDATE for GERN, AAN and MGPI: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders
March 19, 2020 at 16:55 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 19, 2020 / 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. Further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. There is no cost or obligation to you.
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Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)
GERN Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased March 19, 2018 - September 26, 2018
The filed complaint alleges that defendants misled investors regarding a drug called imetelstat, which was intended to treat certain cancers that occur in bone marrow. Specifically, defendants misled investors about the results of a clinical drug study of imetelstat called IMbark. That study was designed to ascertain whether imetelstat helped patients with a cancer called myelofibrosis.
Aarons, Inc. (NYSE:AAN)
AAN Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased March 2, 2018 - February 19, 2020
According to the filed complaint, during the class period, Aarons, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Aaron's had inadequate disclosure controls, procedures, and compliance measures; (ii) consequently, the operations of Aaron's Progressive Leasing ("Progressive") and Aaron's Business ("AB") segments were in violation of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Act and/or relevant FTC regulations; (iii) consequently, Aaron's earnings from those segments were partially derived from unlawful business practices and were thus unsustainable; (iv) the full extent of Aaron's liability regarding the FTC's investigation into its Progressive and AB segments, Aaron's noncompliance with the FTC Act, and the likely negative consequences of all the foregoing on the Company's financial results; and (v) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGPI)
MGPI Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased February 27, 2019 - February 25, 2020
According to the filed complaint, during the class period, MGP Ingredients, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) MGP had not completed any significant sales of its four-year-old aged whiskey inventory; (b) the Company had been unable to sell its aged whiskey at the price premium represented to investors; (c) a glut of aged whiskey inventory and shifts in consumer behavior had lowered the value of the Company's aged whiskey inventory and materially impaired its ability to negotiate significant sales on favorable contract terms; and (d) in light of the foregoing, the Company's FY19 financial forecast lacked a reasonable basis and was materially misleading.
You have until the lead plaintiff deadlines to request that 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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