NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on behalf of the Acquirer of Generac Holdings . holds securities of Inc. (“Generac” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GNRC) from April 29, 2021 through his November 1, 2022 (the “Class Period”). Investors must file with the court by January 30, 2023 and be named as the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
Generac manufactures automatic, fixed standby and portable generators.
On August 1, 2022, Pink Energy sued Generak, claiming that Generak provided “defective” components and criticizing Generak for not recalling the dangerous SnapRS unit, claiming that Generak claimed not to disclose the firmware update to Pink Energy. Pending fix for SnapRS issue, which had known adverse effects and was shutting down the entire PWRcell system. The news caused Generac’s stock price to drop from $268.30 per share to 3.31 per share on August 1, 2022 The dollar fell (about 1.23%) to close at $264.99.
On October 19, 2022, Generac announced preliminary earnings showing dismal financial results for the third quarter of 2022, citing distributors who had filed for bankruptcy to cut back on warranties and costs of clean energy products. Announced a related pre-tax charge of $55 million. The news caused Generac’s stock price to fall by $37.44 (approximately 25.34%) from his $147.74 per share to close at $110.30 on October 19, 2022.
On November 2, 2022, Generac announced its third quarter earnings, lowering its guidance for revenue from its solar energy business for the remainder of the year by approximately 40%. The news caused Generac’s stock price to drop by $8.99 (approximately 7.84%) from his $114.70 per share to close at $105.71 on November 2, 2022.
The lawsuit alleges that throughout the class, defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose: (ii) Defendant’s failure to seek increased warranty liability after learning of her SnapRS defect; (iii) misrepresenting or concealing the company’s guarantee obligations and falsely assuring investors that the company’s financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
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