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Information Technology : Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals | Mid Cap Value
Company profile

Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital) is a developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. The Company's portfolio of offerings addresses three categories: Datacenter Devices and Solutions (capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives (HDDs), enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), datacenter software and system solutions); Client Devices (mobile, desktop, gaming and digital video hard drives, client SSDs, embedded products and wafers), and Client Solutions (removable products, hard drive content solutions and flash content solutions). The Company develops and manufactures a portion of the recording heads and magnetic media used in its hard drive products.

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$44.90
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Closing Price
$44.88
Day's Change
-0.97 (-2.12%)
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Day's High
46.54
Day's Low
44.74
Volume
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Volume:
4,834,076

10-day average volume:
3,896,748
4,834,076

STAAR DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In STAAR Surgical Company To Contact The Firm

9:03 pm ET October 16, 2020 (Newsfile) Print

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - October 16, 2020) -  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading minority and certified woman-owned national securities law firm, is investigating claims against STAAR Surgical Company ("STAAR" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:STAA) and reminds investors of the October 19, 2020 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company.

If you suffered losses exceeding $50,000 investing in STAAR stock or options between February 26, 2020 and August 10, 2020 and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here:www.faruqilaw.com/STAA. There is no cost or obligation to you.

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You can also contact Faruqi & Faruqi partner James Wilson toll free at 877-247-4292 or 212-983-9330(Ext. 1310) or by emailing him at jwilson@faruqilaw.com.

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A lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of all those who purchased STAAR common stock between February 26, 2020 and August 10, 2020 (the "Class Period"). The case, Alwazzan v. Staar Surgical Company et al, No. 20-cv-01533 was filed on August 19, 2020.

The lawsuit focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by making false and/or misleading statements and/or failing to disclose that: (1) its sales and growth in China; (2) its marketing spend; (3) its research and development expenses; and that as a result of the foregoing, (4) Defendants' public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

On August 5, 2020, after the markets closed, STAAR reported its financial results for the second quarter ended July 3, 2020, filing a Form 10-Q and issuing a press release with the SEC. The Company reported net sales of $35.2 million (down 11% from the prior year quarter), and implantable Collamer® lenses ("ICL") sales of $30.7 million (down 11% from the prior year quarter). STAAR reported a net loss of $0.03 per share, versus net income of $0.08 per share in the prior year quarter.

On this news, the Company's stock price fell from $61.81 per share on August 5, 2020 to $55.86 per share on August 6, 2020: a $5.95 or 90.37% drop.

Then, on August 11, 2020, analyst J Capital Research published a report in which it wrote that "[w]e think that STAAR Surgical has overstated sales in China by at least one-third, or $21.6 mln. That would mean that all of the company's $14 mln in 2019 profit is fake." The report continued that "[f]ake sales [in China] come at 100% margins and therefore translate directly into profit. That means that the roughly $21.6 mln in overstated Chinese sales in 2019 represent 152% of total company profit. In other words, without the fraud that we believe pervades the China business, STAAR is losing money."

On this news, the Company's stock price fell from $51.42 per share on August 10, 2020 to $48.25 per share on August 11, 2020: a $3.17 or 6.16% drop.

The court-appointed lead plaintiff is the investor with the largest financial interest in the relief sought by the class who is adequate and typical of class members who directs and oversees the litigation on behalf of the putative class. Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member. Your ability to share in any recovery is not affected by the decision to serve as a lead plaintiff or not.

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP also encourages anyone with information regarding STAAR's conduct to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

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