STEVENSON, Md., Nov. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of purchasers of Blyth, Inc. ("Blyth" or the "Company") (NYSE:BTH) common stock during the period between March 14, 2012 and November 6, 2012 (the "Class Period").
If you have suffered a net loss for all transactions in Blyth, Inc. common stock during the Class Period, you may obtain additional information about this lawsuit and your ability to become a lead plaintiff by contacting Brower Piven at www.browerpiven.com, by email at email@example.com, by calling 410/415-6616, or at Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, 1925 Old Valley Road, Stevenson, Maryland 21153. Attorneys at Brower Piven have combined experience litigating securities and class action cases of over 60 years.
No class has yet been certified in the above action. Members of the Class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff. If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the Class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff no later than January 14, 2013 and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement and how much of a settlement to accept for the Class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in the Company during the Class Period. You are not required to have sold your shares to seek damages or to serve as a Lead Plaintiff.
The complaint accuses the defendants of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the Company's failure to disclose during the Class Period that the nature and ongoing viability of the strong results being reported for ViSalus, Inc., a multilevel weight loss marketing company in which the Company owns a controlling interest, were overstated and masking declining performance in the Company's other operating units and product lines. According to the complaint, after Moody's cut its outlook for the Company to "negative," and after the Company cancelled its ViSalus IPO and lowered its expectations, the value of Blyth shares declined significantly.
If you choose to retain counsel, you may retain Brower Piven without financial obligation or cost to you, or you may retain other counsel of your choice. You need take no action at this time to be a member of the class.
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