NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), an international securities and consumer rights litigation firm, reminds investors of a federal class action lawsuit pending against L Brands, Inc. (“L Brands”) (NYSE: LB) and the September 23, 2019 deadline to move for lead plaintiff.
If you purchased L Brands shares before November 19, 2018, you are encouraged to contact Scott+Scott attorney Joe Pettigrew at (844) 818-6982 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
According to the complaint, L Brands and the other defendants made false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Victoria’s Secret and PINK businesses were having a material adverse effect on L Brands’s cash flow, liquidity, and debt levels; (2) defendants lacked a reasonable basis for their positive statements about the ability of L Brands to sustain its dividend; (3) the MD&A disclosures, risk factor disclosures, representations about L Brands’s disclosure controls in filings L Brands made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and certifications issued by the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer on L Brands’s disclosure controls were materially false and misleading; and (4) based on the foregoing, defendants lacked a reasonable basis for their positive statements about L Brands’s then-current business operations and future financial prospects.
On November 19, 2018, L Brands reduced its annual ordinary dividend from $2.40 to $1.20 to deleverage the balance sheet over time. On this news, shares of L Brands fell nearly 18% to close at $28.43 per share on November 20, 2018.
What You Can Do
If you purchased L Brands stock on or before November 19, 2018, or if you have questions about this notice or your legal rights, please contact attorney Joe Pettigrew at (844) 818-6982 or email@example.com, or visit the L Brands litigation page on our website at https://scott-scott.com/investigation/l-brands-inc/. The deadline to move for lead plaintiff is September 23, 2019.
About Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP
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