Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.

Johnson Fistel, LLP Files Class Action Suit against Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.

SAN DIEGO- PRNewswire —March 15, 2019

Johnson Fistel, LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all those who purchased or otherwise acquired Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (“Diplomat”) (NYSE: DPLO) common stock during the period between February 26, 2018 through February 21, 2019, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, case No. 1:19-cv-01735.

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 permits any investor who purchased or otherwise acquired Diplomat securities during the Class Period to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. A lead plaintiff acts on behalf of all other class members in directing the litigation. The lead plaintiff can select a law firm of its choice. An investor’s ability to share in any potential future recovery is not dependent upon serving as lead plaintiff.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later April 25, 2019. If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact Jim Baker ([email protected]) at 619-814-4471. If emailing, please include a phone number.

Additionally, you can [click here to join this action]. There is no cost or obligation to you.

The complaint alleges that defendants made false and misleading statements and failed to disclose that: (1) Diplomat had downplayed its success in integrating and growing its PBM business, which included LDI Integrated and National Pharmaceutical, two companies Diplomat had acquired in late 2017; (2) consequently, Diplomat would need to record a non-cash impairment charge upwards of approximately $630 million relating to its PBM business and these 2017 acquisitions; (3) due to the foregoing, Diplomat would withdraw its preliminary 2019 full-year outlook issued less than seven weeks prior; and (4) as a result, defendants’ statements about Diplomat’s business, operations and prospects were materially false and misleading and lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.
Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all those who purchased or otherwise acquired Diplomat securities during the Class Period.

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Contact:
Johnson Fistel, LLP
Jim Baker, 619-814-4471
[email protected]

 

  • Plaintiff certifies that:
    • 1. Plaintiff did not acquire the security that is the subject of this action at the direction of plaintiff's counsel or in order to participate in this private action or any other litigation under the federal or state securities laws.
    • 2. Plaintiff is willing to serve as a representative party, including providing testimony at deposition and trial, if necessary.
    • 3. Plaintiff represents and warrants that he/she/it is fully authorized to enter into and execute this certification.
    • 4. If a class action is filed, Plaintiff will not accept any payment for serving as a representative party on behalf of a class beyond the Plaintiff's pro rata share of any recovery, except such reasonable costs and expenses (including lost wages) directly relating to the representation of the class as ordered or approved by the court.
    • 5. For purposes of a class action, Plaintiff has made no transaction(s) during the Class Period in the debt or equity securities that are the subject of this action except those set forth below:
  • Acquisitions (include: date shares were acquired, number of shares acquired, and acquisition price per share. Separate each item with a comma. For multiple acquisitions, separate each acquisition with a new line):
  • Sales (include: date shares were sold, number of shares sold, and selling price per share. Separate each item with a comma. For multiple sales, separate each sale with a new line.):
  • During the three years prior to the date of this certification, Plaintiff has not sought to serve or be served as a representative party for a class in an action filed under the federal securities law except if detailed below:

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