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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 11/02/2018 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: February 06, 2018

According to the Complaint, Advance Auto is a leading automotive after-market parts provider in North America that serves professional installers, independently-owned operators, and “do-it-yourself” retail customers. The Company’s stores sell, among other things, original equipment manufacturer and private label automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items for automotive vehicles.

The Complaint alleges that, throughout the Class Period, Defendants failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s financial well-being, business relationships, and prospects. Specifically, the Complaint alleges that Defendants failed to disclose or indicate that: (i) integration issues surrounding the Company’s Carquest acquisition resulted in systemic inefficiencies and cannibalization of sales; (ii) increased competition was negatively impacting sales; and (iii) as a result, Defendants’ statements about Advanced Auto’s business, operations and prospects were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.

On November 2, 2018, the Court issued an Order appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel.


Sector: Services
Industry: Retail & Repair (Automotive)
Headquarters: United States


Ticker Symbol: AAP
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: D. Delaware
DOCKET #: 18-CV-00212
JUDGE: Hon. Gregory M. Sleet
DATE FILED: 02/06/2018
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/15/2017
  1. Farnan LLP
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  2. The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. (New York)
    350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5508, The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. (New York), NY 10118
    212.686.1060 212.202.3827 ·
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