LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (Docket Number 3:18-cv-00878) on behalf of persons and entities that acquired Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“Bristol-Myers” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BMY) securities between January 27, 2015 and October 9, 2016, inclusive (the “Class Period”), asserting claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Investors are hereby notified that they have 60 days from the date of this notice to move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff in this action.
Investors suffering losses on their Bristol-Myers investments are encouraged to contact Lesley Portnoy of GPM to discuss their legal rights at 310-201-9150 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Bristol-Myers case page on our website at www.glancylaw.com/case/bristol-myers-squibb.
On August 5, 2016, the Company announced that its CheckMate-026 trial investigating the use of Opdivo (nivolumab) as monotherapy had failed because it did not meet its primary endpoint of progression-free survival. On this news, the Company’s stock price fell $12.04 per share, or 16%, to close at $63.28 per share on August 5, 2016, on unusually heavy trading volume. The stock price continued to fall on the next trading day, declining another $2.98 per share, or 4.7%, on unusually heavy trading volume, to close at $60.30 per share on August 8, 2016.
On October 9, 2016, Bristol-Myers disclosed the final primary analysis of CheckMate-026, including the finding that overall survival was only 14.4 months for Opdivo versus 13.2 months for chemotherapy. On this news, the Company’s stock price fell $5.62 per share, or 10.1%, to close at $49.81 per share on October 10, 2016, thereby injuring investors.
The complaint filed in this class action alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose: (1) that Bristol-Myers’ CheckMate-026 trial was more likely to fail than Defendants were representing; (2) that Bristol- Myers’ CheckMate-026 trial failed more severely than the Company indicated it did in the Company’s August 5, 2016 announcements and disclosures; and (3) that, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ statements about Bristol-Myers’ business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
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If you purchased Bristol-Myers securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court no later than 60 days from the date of this notice to ask the Court to appoint you as lead plaintiff. To be a member of the Class you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the Class. If you wish to learn more about this action, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Lesley Portnoy, Esquire, of GPM, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles California 90067 at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, by email to email@example.com, or visit our website at www.glancylaw.com. If you inquire by email please include your mailing address, telephone number and number of shares purchased.
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