Securities & Investment Fraud

Nutanix, Inc. Securities Class Litigation

Introduction

Securities fraud class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors in the securities of Nutanix, Inc. (“Nutanix” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: NTNX).  If you purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Nutanix between March 2, 2018 and February 28, 2019, inclusive (the “Class Period”), you may move the court for appointment as lead plaintiff by no later than May 28, 2019.

You may retain Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, or other attorneys, as your counsel in the actions.  Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top plaintiffs’ law firms, Lieff Cabraser is committed to safeguarding the rights of investors and upholding the integrity of the market.  We have significant experience and a successful track record of representing institutional and individual investors in securities and financial fraud litigation.

Nutanix investors may choose to have Lieff Cabraser review their claim by completing the contact form below.  You can also call Sharon M. Lee of Lieff Cabraser at 1-800-541-7358 to discuss the litigation.

Background on the Nutanix Securities Class Litigation

Nutanix, incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in San Jose, California, is a cloud-computing software company that provides information technology infrastructure solutions for corporate and governmental clients.  Nutanix’s software includes an information technology platform that integrates enterprise-level access to both private and public clouds.

The action alleges that from March 2, 2018 through February 28, 2019, inclusive (the “Class Period”), Defendants made repeated statements that the Company was investing heavily in growth and increasing its sales and marketing activities while maintaining high profit margins.  Recent disclosures revealed that Defendants’ statements were false and/or misleading, and/or that Defendants failed to disclose that: (i) Defendants did not increase Nutanix’s lead generation spending during the Class Period, and in fact decreased such spending; and (ii) as a result, the growth of the Company’s business was unsustainable and its financial earnings projections were misleading.

After the market closed on February 28, 2019, Nutanix issued a press release and held a conference call announcing its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2019 and guidance for the third quarter. On the call, the Company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Dheeraj Pandey and its Chief Financial Officer Duston M. Williams revealed that despite earlier statements that Nutanix was investing in sales and marketing and growing the business, the Company had held flat or decreased spending on lead generation—a “key component” to developing its sales pipeline.

On this news, the price of Nutanix’s stock fell $16.39 per share, or 32.7%, from a closing price of $50.09 per share on February 28, 2019, to close at $33.70 per share on March 1, 2019, on extremely elevated trading volume.

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II. TRANSACTIONS IN NUTANIX SECURITIES

Number of shares of Nutanix held immediately before the start of the Class Period on March 1, 2018:

From March 2, 2018 through February 28, 2019, inclusive, I made the following transactions in Nutanix securities:

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During the 90 days after February 28, 2019, I made the following transactions in Nutanix securities:

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