Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of Torrid Holdings Inc. (“Torrid” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CURV) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws.
If you suffered a loss on your Torrid investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at https://www.glancylaw.com/cases/torrid-holdings-inc/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about your rights.
Torrid conducted its initial public offering (“IPO”) in July 2021, selling 12.65 million shares at $21 per share.
On December 8, 2021, Torrid announced its third quarter 2021 financial results, and disclosed that sales had increased only 14% year-over-year, compared to a reported 108% increase for the first quarter of 2021. The Company also lowered its annual guidance. On this news, Torrid’s stock price fell $4.37, or 27.9%, to close at $11.28 per share on December 9, 2021.
On January 10, 2022, Torrid issued a press release further lowering the Company’s sales and earning guidance. On this news, Torrid’s stock price fell $2.50, or 23.4%, to close at $8.20 per share on January 10, 2022, there injuring investors further.
Then, on March 17, 2022, Torrid released its fourth quarter 2021 financial results, revealing that sales growth had continued to decelerate to just 4.5% growth during the quarter, with the Company’s adjusted EBITDA margin falling to only 9% of net sales due to supply chain disruptions and increased transportation and product costs.
On September 7, 2022, Torrid released its second quarter 2022 financial results, revising the Company’s annual 2022 net sales guidance from a range of $1.3 billion to $1.365 billion to a range of $1.26 billion to $1.3 billion, as well as revising its annual 2022 adjusted EBITDA guidance from a range of $195 million to $220 million to a range of $160 million to $175 million.
By the end of September 2022, Torrid’s stock price fell to a low of $4.06 per share, more than 80% below the IPO price.
Whistleblower Notice: Persons with non-public information regarding Torrid should consider their options to aid the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower Program. Under the program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224 or email email@example.com.
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