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According to the complaint, Align is a medical device company that purports to design, manufacture, and market products for the treatment of malocclusion, or the misalignment of teeth. Invisalign is the proprietary name for Align’s clear aligners.
The Class Period commences on July 25, 2018, when Align issued a press release announcing its financial results for the second quarter 2018.
According to the complaint, on October 24, 2018, Align announced its third quarter 2018 financial results and reported that its Invisalign average selling price had declined from $1,315 to $1,230. That same day, Align also announced that its Chief Marketing Officer, Raphael Pascaud, would “reduce his responsibilities and transition to a part-time position.”
Following this news, Align’s share price fell $58.76 per share, more than 20%, to close at $232.07 per share on October 25, 2018. The share price continued to decline over the next two trading sessions, to close at $217.94 on October 29, 2018.
The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, the defendants failed to disclose to investors that: (1) Align would offer higher discounts to promote Invisalign; (2) the promotions would materially impact revenue; and (3) as a result of the foregoing, the defendants’ positive statements about Align’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
If you are a member of the class described above, you may no later than January 4, 2019 move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff of the class, if you so choose.
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