The Gross Law Firm Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of FE, BIDU and QTT

The Gross Law Firm Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of FE, BIDU and QTT

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September 08, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2020 / The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders in the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders who purchased shares in the following companies during the dates listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)

Investors Affected: February 21, 2017 – July 21, 2020

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in FirstEnergy Corp. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the legislative “solutions” that defendants claimed would resolve problems with the Company’s nuclear facilities were centered on an illicit campaign to corrupt high-profile state legislators and thus secure legislation favoring the FirstEnergy; (2) over roughly three years, FirstEnergy and its affiliates funneled more than $60 million to prominent state politicians and lobbyists, including Ohio Speaker Larry Householder, in order to secure the passage of Ohio House Bill 6, which provided a $1.3 billion ratepayer-funded bailout to keep the Company’s failing nuclear facilities in operation; (3) defendants falsely represented that they were complying with state and federal laws and regulations regarding regulatory matters throughout the Class Period, exposing the Company and its investors to the extreme risks of reputational, legal, and financial harm; (4) as a result of defendants’ false statements and omissions, FirstEnergy insiders were able to sell more than $17 million worth of their FirstEnergy shares at artificially inflated prices.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/firstenergy-corp-loss-submission-form/?id=9121&from=1

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU)

Investors Affected: April 8, 2016 – August 13, 2020

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Baidu, Inc. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Baidu misrepresented the financial and business condition of iQIYI; (2) iQIYI had inadequate controls; and (3) as a result, Defendants’ public statements were materially false and/or misleading at all relevant times.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/baidu-inc-loss-submission-form-2/?id=9121&from=1

Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ:QTT)

This lawsuit is on behalf of persons and entities that: a) purchased or otherwise acquired Qutoutiao American Depositary Shares pursuant and/ortraceable to the registration statement and prospectus issued in connection with the Company’s September 2018 initial public offering; and/or b) purchased or otherwise acquired Qutoutiao securities between September 14, 2018 and July 15, 2020.

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Qutoutiao Inc. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Qutoutiao replaced its advertising agent with a related party, thereby bypassing third-party oversight of the content and quality of the advertisements; (2) the Company placed advertisements on its mobile app for products whose claims could not be substantiated and thus were considered false advertisements under applicable regulations; (3) as a result, the Company would face increasing regulatory scrutiny and reputational harm; (4) as a result, the Company’s advertising revenue was reasonably likely to decline; and (5) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/qutoutiao-inc-loss-submission-form-2/?id=9121&from=1

The Gross Law Firm is committed to ensuring that companies adhere to responsible business practices and engage in good corporate citizenship. The firm seeks recovery on behalf of investors who incurred losses when false and/or misleading statements or the omission of material information by a Company lead to artificial inflation of the Company’s stock. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:The Gross Law Firm15 West 38th Street, 12th floorNew York, NY, 10018Email: dg@securitiesclasslaw.comPhone: (212) 537-9430Fax: (833) 862-7770

SOURCE: The Gross Law Firm

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