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NEW YORK, March 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, is the principal investor in securities class action lawsuits filed on behalf of investors. Investors will be notified of the deadline to file a plaintiff motion. From May 13, 2021 through May 9, 2022 (the “Class Period”), purchase or purchase shares of common stock of National Vision Holdings, Inc. (“National Vision” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EYE). who obtained it. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, alleges violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
National Vision is an optician that provides value-seeking, low-income consumers with eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses.
Plaintiff alleges that defendant made materially false and misleading statements throughout the class. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that Defendant failed to disclose: (ii) National Vision had invested heavily in millions of dollars in wage and compensation payments to eye care professionals to prevent mass turnover in mid-2021; (iii) the increased payment was expected to have a significantly greater negative impact on National Vision’s fourth quarter 2021 costs and margins than disclosed to investors; (iv) As a result, National Vision’s profitability metrics were expected to deteriorate from pre-pandemic levels as well as a positive result in 2020. (v) As a result, there was considerable undisclosed risk that National Vision would experience staff and optometrist shortages and capacity constraints.
On May 10, 2022, National Vision announced highly disappointing financial and operational results for the first quarter of 2022. The release said the company’s net revenue fell 1.2% to $527.7 on a year-over-year basis during the quarter. Adjusted CSS decreased 6.8%, net income decreased 30.6% to $30.1 million and diluted EPS decreased 28.2% to $0.34. The release also significantly lowered the company’s 2022 guidance, lowering adjusted CSS to a range of -7% to -4% and net revenues to a range of $2.01 billion to $2.07 billion. reduced adjusted operating income to a range of $85 million to $105 million. Adjusted diluted EPS to range from $0.65 to $0.80.Notably, the revised forecast showed the company was actually performing. bad In terms of profit and revenue than before the pandemic. The release blamed “‘new constraints on testing capacity'” as the primary reason for the shortage, with individual defendants blaming the company’s subsequent earnings related to the shortage of enough optometrists. Confirmed in the report.
The news sent National Vision’s stock price down $8.64 per share, or more than 25%, to close at $24.93 per share on May 10, 2022.
If you want to act as lead plaintiff, you have until March 28, 2023 to challenge the court. A principal plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in the conduct of a lawsuit. Your ability to share in recovery does not require you to be the primary plaintiff. If you choose not to act, you may remain an absent class member.
If you purchased or acquired National Vision common stock and/or wish to discuss your legal rights and options, please see the National Vision Holdings Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit or call Peter Allocco at (212) 951-2030 or pallocco @bernlieb). com.
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