Company: Dycom Industries, Inc.
Class Period: November 20, 2017 — August 10, 2018
Court: U.S.D.C. – Southern District of Florida
Deadline: December 24, 2018
Kaskela Law LLC announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) (“Dycom” or the “Company”) on behalf of purchasers of the Company’s common stock between November 20, 2017 and August 10, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”).
The class action complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and misleading statements during the Class Period, and failed to disclose to investors that: (i) Dycom’s new large projects were highly dependent on permitting and tactical considerations, (ii) Dycom was facing great uncertainties related to permitting issues; and (iii) those uncertainties would expose Dycom to near-term margin pressure and absorption issues. The complaint further alleges that, as a result of the foregoing, investors purchased Dycom’s common stock at artificially inflated prices during the Class Period and suffered investment losses as a result of defendants’ conduct.
As detailed in the complaint, on May 22, 2018, Dycom’s CEO disclosed that the Company did not have enough work in hand to absorb the costs it had already incurred associated with its new large projects, mainly because Dycom was facing great uncertainties related to permitting issues. Following this news, shares of Dycom’s common stock declined $23.56, or over 20%, to close on May 22, 2018 at $92.64 per share.
Then, on August 13, 2018, Dycom announced disappointing quarterly financial results and reduced its financial guidance. Following this additional news, shares of Dycom’s common stock dropped $21.62 per share, or over 24%, to close on August 13, 2018 at $68.09 per share.
IMPORTANT DEADLINE: Investors who purchased Dycom’s common stock during the Class Period may, no later than December 24, 2018, seek to be appointed as a lead plaintiff representative of the investor class.
Investors who purchased Dycom’s common stock during the Class Period and suffered a financial loss in excess of $100,000 are encouraged to contact Kaskela Law LLC for additional information about this action and their legal rights and recovery options, or complete the information form on this page.