Did you lose money on investments in Hesai Group? If so, please visit Hesai Group Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit or contact Peter Allocco at (212) 951-2030 or email@example.com to discuss your rights.
NEW YORK, May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, reminds investors of the deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in a securities class action lawsuit that has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Hesai Group (“Hesai” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HSAI) pursuant and/or traceable to the registration statement and related prospectus (collectively, the “Registration Statement”) issued in connection with Hesai Group’s February 2023 initial public offering (the “IPO” or “Offering”). The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and alleges violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933.
If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than June 6, 2023. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as lead plaintiff. If you choose to take no action, you may remain an absent class member.
Plaintiff alleges that Defendants’ statements in the Registration Statement were materially false and misleading when made because: (1) Hesai Group’s gross margin decrease was caused by a lower in-house utilization rate; and (2) Hesai Group’s gross margin was 30% for the fourth quarter – which was completed over a month before the date of the amended registration statement.
The Registration Statement allegedly made numerous materially misleading statements about the Company’s margin. While the Company disclosed that it expected that its margin would decrease in the Fourth Quarter of 2022, it did not disclose the extent (which it would have been aware of by February 2, 2023, when the Amended Registration Statement was filed), or why it had decreased.
In the section of the Amended Registration Statement section on “Key Factors Affecting Our Results of Operations - Our Ability to optimize the pricing and mix of our LiDAR Products”, the Company did not disclose that it was increasingly relying on sales of lower-margin products as a result of a “lower in-house plant capacity utilization rate.”
Since the IPO, the price of Hesai’s ADS has fallen over 35%, closing at $12.17 per ADS on April 6, 2023.
If you purchased or otherwise acquired Hesai securities, and/or would like to discuss your legal rights and options please visit Hesai Group Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit or contact Peter Allocco at (212) 951-2030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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