Please complete this form and list your purchase and sale transaction(s) of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (“Super Micro”) (Nasdaq: SMCI) common stock between August 5, 2016 and January 30, 2018, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period")
Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased or otherwise acquired Super Micro Computer, Inc. (“Super Micro”) (Nasdaq: SMCI) common stock between August 5, 2016 and January 30, 2018, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”).
According to the complaint, Super Micro develops and provides high performance server solutions based upon an innovative, modular and open-standard architecture. The Company claims to be a global leader in server technology and green computing innovation.
The Class Period commences on August 5, 2016. On August 4, 2016, after the market closed, Super Micro issued a press release announcing its 4Q 2016 results.
The Complaint alleges that, throughout the class period, defendants made false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company's business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Super Micro was improperly and illicitly recognizing revenue on certain sales transactions; (2) the Company failed to implement and maintain proper internal controls over its financial reporting (3); Super Micro's revenues and income were artificially inflated as a result of its illicit business practices; (4) these practices caused the Company to be vulnerable to potential civil and criminal liability, and adverse regulatory action; and (5) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about Super Micro's business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
On August 29, 2017, investors first learned of potential accounting and financial reporting issues at Super Micro when the Company filed a Notice of Late Filing with the SEC, stating: “Super Micro Computer, Inc. (the “Company”) is not in a position to file its Form 10-K for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 (the “Form 10-K”), in a timely manner because the Registrant cannot complete the Form 10-K in a timely manner without unreasonable effort or expense.” Following this news, Super Micro’s share price declined $1.35 per share, or 5%, from a close of $27.20 per share on August 29, 2017.
On January 30, 2018, after the close of trading, Super Micro again disappointed investors by announcing that the Audit Committee had completed the previously disclosed investigation, but that additional time was still required to analyze the impact on its historical financial statements. Super Micro also disclosed that Defendant Hideshima, Super Micro’s Senior VP of International Sales, and Senior VP of Worldwide Sales, had “resigned,” effective immediately. Following this news, Super Micro fell approximately 7.5% on heavy volume, from $24.65 to $22.83 per share.
A lead plaintiff is a representative party that acts on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. In order to be appointed lead plaintiff, the Court must determine that the class member’s claim is typical of the claims of other class members, and that the class member will adequately represent the class. Your ability to share in any recovery is not, however, affected by the decision whether or not to serve as a lead plaintiff. Any member of the purported class may move the court to serve as a lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an inactive class member.
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